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Windows 8.1 Enterprise

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What’s new with Windows 8.1 Enterprise?

Windows 8.1 Enterprise offers the experiences people love with enterprise-grade solutions organizations need, by bringing together everything you do – from new mobile apps for your business, to Office productivity work, to searching and browsing, to accessing all your data from anywhere.

Your Windows experience works across all your devices – from the best business tablet, to a thin and light notebook, to your high-performance workstation or all-in-one, whether you are at home, in or around the office, or working on the road.

And Windows takes care of the essentials – now letting you manage personal devices in your organization, utilize your investments in your enterprise infrastructure, and enhancing the security of your environment.

Learn more about Windows 8.1 Enterprise including new features and a comparison of Windows 8.1 editions and Windows Enterprise editions.

Update to Windows 8.1 Enterprise from Windows 8 Enterprise

Download your Windows 8.1 Enterprise media from the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC). Please note that Windows 8.1 Enterprise cannot be updated from the Windows Store; it can only updated using media obtained from the VLSC. More about Windows 8.1 general availability.

Update to Windows 8.1 Enterprise from Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview

Download the media from your Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC) and perform an in place upgrade. Please note that this update process will only migrate the data on the device. All applications (from the Windows Store or desktop applications) will need to be reinstalled as part of this process. More about Windows 8.1 general availability.

Delivering ongoing improvement to businesses

We are focused on providing customers with faster and easier access to new Windows technology. As part of that focus Windows has historically released monthly updates where we listen to customer feedback and deliver improvements and fixes on the ongoing basis via Windows Update. One of these monthly updates is the Windows 8.1 Update. This update includes improvements to provide business customers with better compatibility, usability and hardware support on their Windows 8.1 devices. Learn more about our latest update.

  • Built for business

    Watch this video to see some of the new features of Windows 8.1, and how it brings you the best of touchscreen apps and desktop productivity.

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    Built for business
  • New tablets and PCs

    Find the device that fits your business needs. New tablets and 2 in 1s are versatile and stylish, blazing fast and ultra-light, and ready for work. Laptops and all-in-ones offer bigger displays for serious productivity.

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    New tablets and PCs
  • Windows XP Support Has Ended

    As of April 8th, 2014, technical assistance for Windows XP is no longer available, including automatic updates that help protect your PC.

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  • Still running Windows 8.1 Preview?

    The final version of Windows 8.1 Enterprise is now available for download.

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    Windows 8.1 Preview