1. surfacedude's Avatar
    ...is awesome. Pro and rt. I'm super impressed. Way ahead of everything else out, imo. Not quite as "perfectly" executed as apple just yet, but this is a superior os, no doubt. It will only get better!

    Loving the multitasking, too. Netflix and surfing at the same time = awesome. Features I want to see in the future: built mapping/GPS like in windows phone hardware/software; Xbox music compatibility with podcasts like on windows phone... that's actually all that comes to mind at the moment outside of obvious things like more and more refining of apps.... would love a bing app as beautiful as the bing app for iPad.

    Loving 8.1
    mrappbrain likes this.
    10-17-2013 08:39 PM
  2. omgitsnick's Avatar
    Do you have a touch cover? If so, does it make the ticking sound when typing? I've turned this off from settings and it still plays!!!! I'm very annoyed, I honestly would go back to the preview.
    10-17-2013 10:53 PM
  3. azcruz's Avatar
    I have a Touch Cover and the option to mute the audible feedback (ticking sound) is working as it should.
    10-17-2013 10:59 PM
  4. omgitsnick's Avatar
    Have you got the latest firmware update after 8.1? The update wasn't more than 200kb. Apart from this, the Windows.old folder wasn't removed, and the OEM info got removed as well. I'm sensing I had a wonky upgrade, could go back to 8 tonight.
    10-17-2013 11:12 PM
  5. azcruz's Avatar
    If you mean the October 8 firmware update, yes. Including the latest 8.1 GA rollup updates.
    10-17-2013 11:16 PM
  6. chinesepiratefood's Avatar
    The Windows.old folder never gets removed.
    10-17-2013 11:38 PM
  7. mms-pc's Avatar
    The Windows.old folder never gets removed.
    This Windows.old folder is about 764MB in size on my Surface RT, can anyone tell me if it's okay to manually delete this folder? Although I have more free space available after RT 8.1 update, which a good thing.
    10-18-2013 03:12 AM
  8. azcruz's Avatar
    Do not manually delete, use Disk Cleanup and select Remove previous operating system.
    10-18-2013 04:01 AM
  9. mms-pc's Avatar
    Sorry, I can't find any selection related to "previous operating system" in Disk Cleanup.......
    10-18-2013 05:57 AM
  10. Pete's Avatar
    Sorry, I can't find any selection related to "previous operating system" in Disk Cleanup.......
    You need to tap the "Clean up System Files" to see more stuff to delete, including old windows/install files. I regained almost 1.5Gb of space.
    10-18-2013 06:04 AM
  11. Pete's Avatar
    RT 8.1 came a bit too soon for me. Now I'm going to look at my new Surface 2 next week and be a bit 'meh' because it's so similar to the old one (apart from being quicker, slicker, better screen resolution, having a better keyboard - yay, I got myself excited again!!)
    surfacedude likes this.
    10-18-2013 06:07 AM
  12. Steve Adams's Avatar
    I gained 3.1 gigs of space. Awesome
    03-08-2014 05:58 AM

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