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 to Rescue Windows 8 with “Blue”

Microsoft has heard user gripes  and is seeking to rectify Windows 8 complaints. The Software Giant announced on Tuesday that it will release a substantial update to Windows 8, internally codenamed “Blue.”

The Wall Street Journal  reports that the update will be available later this year in time  for the holidays. Windows President Tami Reller claims Microsoft is planning to showcase Blue to the public.

“Microsoft executives will make two sets of relevant disclosures in coming weeks … First up soon will be details about pricing, packaging and an official name.”

Reller with a Windows 8 tablet

Reller also said that a second Blue update is expected before June. Microsoft experts and enthusiasts were betting on the first update before June… we now know that there will be two updates, the second occurring near BUILD conference. The final Blue will be released to consumers near holiday season.

Microsoft Surface Available for Pre-order at $499

Microsoft has made its Surface tablets available for pre-order, starting at $499. Surface will retail at Microsoft stores on October 26.  You can pre-order your Surface RT here.

Prices for Surface RT

  • Surface RT w/no Touch Cover, 32 GB  — $499
  • Surface RT with Touch Cover,  32 GB – – $599
  • Surface RT with Touch Cover,  64 GB  — $699

For a complete review of Surface, please see Microsoft Launches Surface (VIDEO) and Microsoft Surface vs. Apple iPad

Please note that Surface Pro will be available for pre-order soon.

Surface RT is sporting an 8 hour battery and 2Gb system memory. In comparison the iPad sports a 10 hour battery and just 1GB system memory. For more info, see surface.com

 

Windows 7 Rules Market, while Windows 8 gets Ready

The August report of Net Applications has announced that Windows 7 is now the most popular desktop operating system. Boasting an impressive 43% of the OS pie, Windows 7 is at the top of mountain,  accounting for some 450 Million licenses of Windows.

Just this August, Windows 7 surpassed XP as the most popular OS. With Windows 7, Microsoft has an indomitable 92% share of the market. How does the rest of the competition stack up… the closest competitor, Mac OS 10.7 has just 2.37% of the market.

As Windows 7 success stories seem to headline the news, Microsoft has been busy prepping up its next-gen OS called Windows 8. Launching this October, Windows 8 will improve where Windows 7 left off, but will innovate in ways Microsoft has never done before.