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Windows 8.1 articles

Learn more about Windows 8.1 topics that are top of mind for today's IT professional. Explore the latest best practices, tools, and technologies with articles and insights from Microsoft product teams, industry experts, and Microsoft community professionals.

In the spotlight

Windows 8.1: mission possible with Windows PowerShell
In Windows 8.1 the number of tasks you can perform using Windows PowerShell has increased. Explore some of the new, improved, or just plain fun functions you can perform using Windows PowerShell.

Apps and compatibility



Device management


Features and functionality




Administration and troubleshooting


Windows 10 Enterprise Insider Preview

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit


Demos and tutorials

Microsoft Virtual Academy

TechNet Virtual Labs


Top support solutions

Windows IT pro forums

Microsoft Knowledge Base

Events & Errors

Stay informed

Windows IT Pro Insider

Windows for IT Pros blog

Windows for IT Pros on Twitter


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Internet Explorer TechCenter

Windows Developer Center

Windows Server

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