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How to download Windows 8.1 Update 1 right now

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The same day that Microsoft ceased support for Windows XP, also took the opportunity to launch the first major update for Windows 8.1, which provide more things to use this operating system with mouse and keyboard.
 
Windows 8.1 Update 1 restores a number of features that were often specific to Windows 7 but were eliminated at once to promote the touch interface on the keyboard and mouse. The new features included in this update are:
 
Chance of anchor designed for Windows 8 applications on the taskbar .
The taskbar now also be available in apps for Windows 8 ( hiding automatically).
You can close Windows 8 apps by clicking on an X will appear at the top of the screen. Ideal for those who did not know the trick Alt + F4.
New conextual clicking the right button on-screen menu.
New menu to access the power options.
Onedrive replaces Skydrive application for users who have not yet been updated .
Microsoft OneNote is included as part of the standard installation .
Update for Internet Explorer , with design tweaks , better support for gestures and new business mode.
The boot sequence is set to the device type . If you do not have a touch screen , it starts by default in desktop mode.
Reduction requirements , now works with only 1 GB of RAM and at least 16 GB of disk space .
Now on to the next steps for installation:
 
 
If the computer to update HAVE internet access ...
First you have to upgrade , if they did not before, to Windows 8.1 from the Windows Store. And after this step is complete , simply go to Control Panel , Windows Update, Update 1 and there should appear as an option. Click to select and apply . Voila .
 
If not, or do not have a reliable internet connection , or if you want to download the updates for use on multiple machines ( or take them offline as a backup) , you can use the following option:
 
 
 
If it is for a computer WITHOUT internet access ...
The update consists of a series of patches rather than a full reinstall , first you have to upgrade , if they did not before, to Windows 8.1 from the Windows Store.
 
Then , install the following Windows Update patches labeled Important BUT in the following order :
 
KB2919442
KB2919355
KB2932046
KB2937592
KB2938439
KB2934018
Links for download:
 
 
If you want in Spanish
If you need English
Update 8.1 for Windows 32-bit :
 
If you want in Spanish
If you need English
For Windows Server 2012 R2 Update :
 
 
 
 
Should note that ... Windows 8.1 Update 1 is not optional , Microsoft only release security patches for Windows 8.1 on computers that have been updated (so you can not upgrade directly from Windows 8 ) .
 
Once downloaded, must be installed one at a time , in the order listed. Surely the computer requires restart after installing each one, which is normal.
 
And after this, finally enjoy a good new experience with Windows.

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