Windows 8.1 preview soonWe continue to acquaint our readers with the news that Microsoft is going to include in the provisional version of Windows 8.1 Preview.

Yesterday on the MSDN-site became available Windows Server 2012 R2, due to which we can now imagine how in Windows 8.1 Preview will look “Start” button.

As we wrote yesterday, resulting in leakage of information became known, what are the system requirements will bring the OS Windows 8.1 Preview, and what new features will include, IE 11 is included in its composition. For the past day new details have emerged about the expected pre-release.

One of the most important features of Windows Server 2012 R2 – to add a button “Start” – also appears in the preview version of Windows 8.1 Preview. The button “Start” is always displayed when you use the desktop while in the mode of Metro, to see it, you must move the mouse cursor to the bottom left corner.

In addition to the  “Start” button Windows 8.1 Preview will offer separate settings for loading the desktop, allowing to skip the startup screen. Because this feature is already implemented in the server operating system Windows Server 2012 R2, there is a chance that it will appear in 8.1  desktop version.

Windows 8.1 Start button

Additionally, there are separate settings for displaying the home screen on the primary display when you click on the logo of Windows, as well as the issuance of the list of Apps desktop application in the first place when sorting by category.

However, the innovations Windows 8.1 is left to wonder very long – tomorrow will host a conference BUILD, where Microsoft Corporation presents a preview of the long-awaited version.

Windows Start Button is Back with 8.1