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Ten Features to Like About Windows 8.1

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    Ability to Shut Down from the Start Button

    Another feature that quietly returned with the Start Button is the ability to shut down, or to restart, the PC with a few mouse clicks from the desktop. For desktop users, this is certainly more convenient than having to switch to the Start screen and going through the convoluted process of signing out. While this tweak is hardly an earthshaking one, old-timers and users who spend most of their time on the desktop will certainly grow to appreciate it.

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Ten Features to Like About Windows 8.1

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  • Ten Features to Like About Windows 8.1-7

    Ability to Shut Down from the Start Button

    Another feature that quietly returned with the Start Button is the ability to shut down, or to restart, the PC with a few mouse clicks from the desktop. For desktop users, this is certainly more convenient than having to switch to the Start screen and going through the convoluted process of signing out. While this tweak is hardly an earthshaking one, old-timers and users who spend most of their time on the desktop will certainly grow to appreciate it.

Released last year, Windows 8 is an important operating platform for organizations that are invested in the Windows ecosystem. Under the hood, the new operating system from Microsoft delivers substantial security improvements and faster boot times, even as it integrates new features such as full touch support and the Windows Store for fuss-free downloading and installation of apps.

We can’t deny, however, that its take-up has been relatively muted. To address criticisms from both consumers and businesses, Microsoft has made a notable number of changes in the free Windows 8.1 update. The usual stability enhancements aside, check out the top 10 things to like about Windows 8.1.