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Start Menu to Return

3 April 2014


Microsoft has confirmed at the Build 2014 conference that the Start Menu will return to Windows. At the moment it is unclear whether it will be added in another update for Windows 8.1, or as part of Windows 9.



Windows 8.1 Update 1

3 April 2014


Microsoft has announced at the Build 2014 conference that Windows 8.1 Update 1 will be released on 8 April via Windows Update. Paul Thurrott has a good rundown of the features in this update here. I will be updating the TweakGuides Tweaking Companion for Windows 8 to include these changes shortly.



Start8 1.40

3 April 2014


Stardock has released Version 1.40 of the Start8 Start Menu replacement utility for Windows 8. This version provides support for Windows 8.1 Update 1, along with bug fixes.



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