Windows 8.1 Update 1 released, now available for download

As we bid farewell to Windows XP, Microsoft has released a rather significant update to Windows 8.1. Sure the features may not be revolutionary, but for those of you who use a keyboard and mouse, the update is a big boost to functionality for the platform.

The update is available now via Windows update and if you are wondering what all is new, make sure to check out our guide that goes over all of the features included in this release.

If you are curious about what will be coming in the next Windows 8.1 update, you can check out more information about the new Start menu here.

If you have any questions about the update, make sure to head into our forums and ask your questions here.

Packaged Files (spotted by Winbeta) for easy instillation or you can grab the individual files from below:

Windows 8.1 Update for x86 (KB2919355) 

Windows 8.1 Update for x64 (KB2919355)

Windows Server 2012 R2 Update (KB2919355)

Download links for Windows 8.1 Update x86:

KB2919355
KB2919442
KB2932046
KB2937592
KB2938439
KB2949621-v2 (Windows Server 2012 R2 only)

Download links for Windows 8.1 Update x64:

KB2919355
KB2919442
KB2932046
KB2937592
KB2938439
KB2949621-v2 (Windows Server 2012 R2 only)

Download links for Windows 8.1 Update ARM:

KB2919355
KB2919442
KB2932046
KB2937592
KB2938439

‚ÄčIt should start to appear on Windows Update at around 10AM PST.

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