First Look: Windows 8.1 Update 1 Pre-Release Build 9600.16596 – Modern Apps, Taskbar + MORE Updated on March 30, 2014 By Windows Guy 25 Comments Check out winbeta.org/ for more! Follow me on Twitter: twitter.com/sM4llziE Microsoft. Don’t kill me for uploading this please. I love you. Tha… Video Rating: 4 / 5 Find More Demo Windows 8.1 Articles By Windows Guy 25 Comments sultanabran1 March 30, 2014 the whole problem with win8 is the metro mode and desktop mode. having two modes is stupid. apps not being able to run in multiple windows is stupid too. David Cooltions March 30, 2014 How do u get this? vb4You March 30, 2014 Will Microsoft ever fix the scroll bar? I actually like Windows 8, but that one little thing constantly pisses me off. It’s really hard to navigate with it because of the basically nonexistent contrast. Who the hell thought this would be a good idea? Nazmus Shakib Khandaker March 30, 2014 Did the Windows Store change? You showed it to us when you were offline, but then you went online and didn’t open the store again. Did the store UI change? Jamie Patrick March 30, 2014 You’re not connected to the internet. That would annoy me. Matzen Schiller March 30, 2014 From 2:07 minute on, youre trying to close by title x, have you tried just to go right top corner then hit mouse? Maybe a tiny bit before the right side option bar comes? I guess its not meant to do it like you try, in the middle go up with mouse, then on that REALY tiny bar go all the way right side, then klick. This new right-click context in modernUI is total ugly! I was realy hoping that microsoft goes some steps forward, introducing the PIE menues, which would be realy a uniqe and awesome new way to save time and nervs. There a so many studies out there, powering the usability of PIE controls instead of the good old known line by line popups. victor marvell March 30, 2014 does 8.1 users will have to pay for this “update 1” ??? Stepa Demchenko March 30, 2014 Like it GhoS64 March 30, 2014 In the All Apps view, you can change the density of the tiles now so you can see more (its in settings in the charms. williamloeffler March 30, 2014 God, the desktop interface is taking over the metro.. YeniDuygu March 30, 2014 Dude! What you speak is not English ! It’s a mess! Can someone translate this into American English ???? Youtoobpoopfreak March 30, 2014 To get the task bar back once it hides in a modern app, press Windows button + T. MrVoayer March 30, 2014 Step by step and we are getting closer to Windows 7 functionality of Start button. Not that I miss it, though! Rumor has it that Windows 9 shall be that Grand Unifying OS. Anyway, Thanks for preview! Keep on doing good job! fintarabg March 30, 2014 How many more versions are needed to add a white glow/outline on the title of every window, so that you can put a black theme color??? Now if you do that, you are unable to read the title at all! I’m shocked that it’s still not fixed!!! Lowry Pierce March 30, 2014 Well Widows 8.1 is another train wreck. I hope someday “Windows 9” will actually be user friendly. I will hold tight to my Windows 7 until Microsoft pries it from my cold dead hands! :( danar dev March 30, 2014 when will this update release? Saydur Rahman March 31, 2014 it wasnt working because of the screen-cast i think!! Scott Wilkins March 31, 2014 All the problems this guy had, I did not see at all in my install of 8.1.1. This guy’s machine must either be virtual (which would have a whole lot of problems anyway) or just a sucky piece of hardware. TLRtheory March 31, 2014 I already liked Windows 8, but the quick close in the top right hand corner is quite nice! SoullessOnyx March 31, 2014 Can’t you get banned for downloading this? Mark Sowden March 31, 2014 Some pretty neat changes I’m looking forward to :) Don't Trust Me March 31, 2014 Wow, win8 looks much better now (since I downgrade to win7), but I am still waiting win9 :) damagecase13 March 31, 2014 These updates are very nice. But I still don’t get why people are SO against windows 8. I’ve been running it since beta and yes, it took a bit of time to get used to but after a week I got to the point where I NEVER see the start screen. I’m always on the desktop, never got a start menu replacement app either. Pinned all my mostly used programs to the taskbar and that’s it. And when I need to use the start screen for an app I don’t use often, I open it and start typing then hit enter. So simple, really don’t see why people hate it so damn much! Valdemar Drasbek March 31, 2014 win 8.1 update 1 hmm nop still win 7 fan anicetune March 31, 2014 ‘Show store apps on the taskbar’ That should be activated by default. What’s the point having only half your running programs showing? Comments are closed.