Windows 8.1 Update 1 Leaked Now Available – Direct Download Links

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Mar 7, 2014

Microsoft is set to release the upcoming Windows 8.1 Update in April. However, seems like the company couldn’t keep the updated locked in somewhere. While company is yet to officially announce and release through the usual Update channels in April, you can already upgrade to Windows 8.1 leaked update!

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Microsoft Windows 8.1 leaked update:

According to reports earlier, Microsoft has finalized the development of Windows 8.1 Update 1. Russian leaker Wzor claimed that final update was compiled on February 21st and is being shared with partners and PC makers ahead of its release in April. Following Microsoft’s Build Developer Conference earlier next month, company is set to release the update to existing machines officially on April 8th. 

So far, Microsoft has only shared a few details about the update. Many of these are for keyboard and mouse users. You will now have the options to show Windows 8 apps on the desktop taskbar; option of the desktop task bar above Windows 8 apps; and a new title bar at the top of Windows 8 apps with options to minimize, close, or snap apps.

Microsoft has added a shut down button to the Start screen too, as shared with you previously. You can read more about what this update would carry here: Windows 8.1 Update 1 Leaked Images – Balancing Metro/Modern and Desktop Interface Elements

You can now download the Windows 8.1 leaked update which has been discovered thanks to Windows Update service. It is recommended that you wait for official release. However, you can select to download it through the direct link.

Microsoft Windows 8.1 leaked update: