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"Microsoft has been on a roll lately. Office for iOS (and soon Android), free Windows licenses for small devices, universal Windows and Windows Phone apps, Siri rival Cortana, even a promise to eventually return the start menu before Windows 9. But when it comes to Windows 8, it seems the company has a permanently loaded pistol aimed squarely at its feet. "

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Didnt see a post on this specific part of 8.1, this is a pain for us IT guys. And title is misleading but is the articles title.

*mods, delete if it is indeed a repost
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What is really happening?

Should go back up win 8 instead of 8.1?
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Originally Posted by bencher View Post

What is really happening?

Should go back up win 8 instead of 8.1?

The article title is misleading.
It just means you need to update to the last version (the 8.1 Update which added the X to close metro apps and those app in the task bar). This update should go without you noticing it through Windows Update.
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stupid stuff you should already know, if you don't use windows update your computer will be vulnerable. but in this case 8.1.1 is a security issue, this is why they pulled it from windows update.
Edited by Nightfallx - 4/15/14 at 5:31pm
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Talk about clickbait sensationalism.
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The guy who wrote this article, my god! . He is intentionally trying to get more hits. Very misleading. Locking this.
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