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Download and Install Windows 8.1 Update 2 (August Update)

Microsoft has released the new Windows 8.1 Update 2 that you can download and install now. Also called ‘August Update,’ this update brings several improvements to the system, but it does not add any major new feature like the new Start Menu.

Below is a list of feature the new Windows 8.1 August Update Brings to your system.

1. Minimizing login prompts for SharePoint Online: Reduces the number of prompts with federated use in accessing SharePoint Online sites. If you select the “Keep me signed in” check box when you log on for the first time, you will not see prompts for successive access to that SharePoint Online site.

2. Precision touchpad improvements: Three new end-user settings have been added: Leave touch pad on when a mouse is connected; allow right-clicks on the touchpad; double-tap and drag.

3. Miracast Receive: Exposes a set of Wi-Fi direct APIs for Independent Hardware Vendor (IHV) drivers or OEM drivers to develop Windows 32-bit applications that run on all supported x86-based or x64-based versions of Windows 8.1, enabling the computer as a Miracast receiver.

The Windows 8.1 August Update can be downloaded from the link given below.

Download August Update (32-bit) from here (101MB)
 Download August Update (64-bit)from here (171MB)

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