Windows 8 Thread, It's Windows 8.1 Day! in Technical; According to sources, it will become available from 12 Noon UK time (7am eastern time US - Midnight NZ) today.
17th October 2013, 10:28 AM #1
It's Windows 8.1 Day!
According to sources, it will become available from 12 Noon UK time (7am eastern time US - Midnight NZ) today.
I'm not sure where the direct download link will be yet, but I'm sure one of you out there will have it
17th October 2013, 10:37 AM #2
I already checked VLSC and it's not there yet. Roll on Noon!
17th October 2013, 10:40 AM #3
I'm chomping on the bit here - webpage open and constantly being refreshed - bring it on!
17th October 2013, 10:41 AM #4
lol .. me too! Bet I download it before you
17th October 2013, 10:49 AM #5
Err - you guys sure?
Everything I've read implies its the 18th - which is tomorrow!?
17th October 2013, 10:50 AM #6
17th October 2013, 10:52 AM #7
Ok now I'm confused - getting mixed results now for today and tomorrow
17th October 2013, 10:53 AM #8
That's what I was lead to believe too. I guess we'll just have to wait and see. Roll on the disappointment as the end users realise that have the Start button back doesn't mean that the old Start menu will appear!
Originally Posted by Gatt
17th October 2013, 10:54 AM #9
Today for Download
Tomorrow for boxed version
17th October 2013, 11:02 AM #10
pfff, had it for weeks :P
17th October 2013, 11:06 AM #11
Originally Posted by tech_guy
Thanks to Edu-IT from:
tech_guy (17th October 2013)
17th October 2013, 11:12 AM #12
No, I'm lying.
Originally Posted by Edu-IT
17th October 2013, 11:14 AM #13
I feel for any schools that have already rolled out W8, your help desks are about to get flooded with "my start menu is broken!"
Thanks to LosOjos from:
Davit2005 (17th October 2013)
17th October 2013, 11:20 AM #14
Not sure how accurate this is, but according to PC Pro, it will be available via the Microsoft Store as a free download that will install over the op of the existing Windows install.
Originally Posted by Dos_Box
Windows 8.1 released at noon | News | PC Pro
Originally Posted by PC Pro
Last edited by Rawns; 17th October 2013 at 11:36 AM.
17th October 2013, 11:22 AM #15
Yeah its kinda like a service pack - but not a service pack
Question is - can it be blocked and deployed via SCCM 2012?
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