3 new Windows 8.1 features

Windows 8.1 corrected many of the features that made Windows 8 users unhappy. Here are three key fixes:

Windows 8.1 corrected many of the issues that made Windows 8 users unhappy. Here are three key fixes:

  1. Now you can start up directly on the Desktop rather than going through the Windows 8 Start screen first.

    Toolbar and navigation

     

  2. You can enter numbers from the main on-screen keyboard rather than having to flip to the secondary numbers and symbols screen.

    Keyboard screen

     

  3. A start button back on the desktop gives quick access to common tasks.

    Desktop