Download Update 1 for Windows 8.1 : Links and Updates to Download

Update: Please be advised. Some of these links have been blocked by Microsoft and may not work.

It seems like the world is going nuts to get their hands on Update 1 for Windows 8.1. The crew here at Premier Microsoft just can’t wait either, so without further ado, here are the updates you have to install in order to get Update 1. Of course be careful, back up what you can, but don’t panic. This update only executes some minor tweaks and is not an overhaul or full install, so your precious data should be safe. Tell us what you think.

1.  Updates to Be Installed… 

2.  Please Install the Updates for your system in this ORDER. It will only work following this order.

  1. KB2919442
  2. KB2939087
  3. KB2932046
  4. KB2919355
  5. KB2938439
  6. KB2937592

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Microsoft Revamps SkyDrive Website

The SkyDrive team has been busy this year… first they gave us an incredible wave of updates and just this week, SkyDrive engineers launched an Android app.

But Microsoft stayed true to its web roots with this new update to the SkyDrive website. The new SkyDrive.com sports a classy, Metro look and some serious features we always wanted…

Multi-File Drag and Drop

imageIt’s now very easy to organize files into folders. Simply drag and drop files into folders.

You can also check to select multiple files inside a folder.

Instant Search

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Search has been greatly improved. Instant Search allows you to search for names of files  but also keywords in those files.

For instance, the Comparing Scholarships Table  does not contain the keyword “college” in the title, but does contain “college” inside the actual document.

Contextual Commands

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For instance, when, I select a Notebook, SkyDrive shows me all the possible options I can use.

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Sorting Files

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Groups of folders and groups of files can be be sorted by Name, Date Modified, Date Created. You can also arrange by Ascending  or Descending

Microsoft Launches Outlook.com to Replace Hotmail

Outlook.com logoMicrosoft has launched Outlook.com as a re-imagined version of Hotmail. You can try the preview at outlook.com

Outlook.com adds the best of Email, Contacts, Calendar, and SkyDrive, plus Instant Messaging… all in one easy place.

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Mail      People     Calendar       SkyDrive

Click on any tile to enlarge…

Outlook will carry many familiar features of Hotmail but will do the heavy-duty as well, fully supporting Exchange ActiveSync , a full Contact directory, and adding Skype Video.

Credit: Microsoft

As far as the interface, Outlook.com looks like a Metro-version of Hotmail, save , of course, the name…

Outlook.com

Here’s a quick walkthrough Microsoft made for those of you who want to get working with Outlook.com right away…

The Hotmail controls that pop-up when you hover over an email have gone a Metro re-design.

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Outlook Mobile ExperienceOutlook.com works beautifully on a mobile device, as shown to the left.

On a personal note, Hotmail was getting kind of of old and its design clashed with the clean look of Metro…

More info coming soon!

Microsoft Leaks Surface Launch Date

In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Microsoft leaked information it had been keeping hush-hush. The Software giant informed the SEC it plans to launch the Microsoft Surface tablet on October 26, 2012, the same day it will also launch Windows 8. surface

“The next version of our operating system, Windows 8, will be generally available on October 26, 2012,” Microsoft says in its 10-K filing with the SEC. “At that time, we will begin selling the Surface, a series of Microsoft-designed and manufactured hardware devices.”

You can see the complete, unedited SEC filing between Microsoft and the SEC here Microsoft also filed the following statements to the SEC:

“The Windows operating system faces competition from various commercial software products and from alternative platforms and devices, mainly from Apple and Google. We believe Windows competes effectively by giving customers choice, value, flexibility, security, an easy-to-use interface, compatibility with a broad range of hardware and software applications, including those that enable productivity, and the largest support network for any operating system”

The Surface is a Microsoft-made web/productivity tablet, sporting a 10.6 inch display, USB 2.0, Micro-HD out and coming in an RT model and a PRO model.