Windows 8.1 Update: Top 5 New Features

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Windows 8.1 is about to get friendlier for those who prefer to use a mouse or touchpad. Soon users will receive a free over-the-air update that will include a new taskbar that shows up in Modern mode and a highly visible power button on the start screen. While the Start Menu isn't coming back and there's still plenty of room for improvement, you'll appreciate the following 5 new features the Windows 8.1 update provides.



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