Discover Windows 8.1 Update new features with these Microsoft’s videos

Windows 8.1 tablets

On April 8, 2014, Microsoft finally released Windows 8.1 Update, a collection of tweaks and enhancements to improve the user experience using the operating system, specially focus on traditional users still on keyboard and mouse. And today the company has release four short video clips to walk you through the new improvements with Windows 8.1 Update.

Video 1

The first tutorial focuses on Windows Desktop, how to changing preference such as how to boot to desktop, and how move between the desktop and Start screen.

Video 2

The second tutorial focuses on how to use the option (Search, Share, Start, Devices, and Settings) Charms with Windows 8.1 Update.

Video 3

The third tutorial video from the Windows YouTube channel focuses on the Metro-style environment. It walks you through the Start screen, how to the new features on the Start screen, how to group live tiles, and the snap mode.

Video 4

The fourth tutorial video, and final, goes deeper on how users should personalize the Start screen, changing the Lock screen settings. Pin apps to the Start screen and more.

Although Windows 8.1 Update, it’s just an update and not a new version of the operating system, the videos published by Microsoft will help users get a better understanding on how move around Windows, specially in the modern user-interface and using the keyboard and mouse. To learn even more, don’t forget to check my previous write-up detailing every change and feature included in Windows 8.1 Update.

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Mauro Huculak is a Windows expert and the Editor-in-Chief who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He is also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 12 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows, software, and related technologies, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and About.me.