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Microsoft has unveiled yet another version of Windows 8.1 -- but you won't be able to buy it and install it yourself. Here's the lowdown on Windows 8.1 with Bing, and what it means for Windows RT.


In a move certain to raise the ire of users of Microsoft's Windows operating system the software giant has announced that next month it will cease support for Windows 8.1. But that operating system is barely eight months old and already an upgraded version of the Windows 8 system that failed to impress many users since its release in 2012. Microsoft has this month already killed off support for the long-lasting Windows XP system, so why is it ending support for Windows 8.1?