This article describes an update that adds the Start Menu and other features to Windows RT 8.1. The following new features are available for Windows RT 8.1 users.
Start menuThe Start menu completely replaces the modern Start screen, while preserving complete access to all Windows RT 8.1 applications.
How toUse the following methods to return to the Desktop and to use both desktop and immersive Internet Explorer at the same time.
Circular Frames for User Account PicturesSelected areas of the Windows RT 8.1 UI are improved to present user account pictures in circular frames. These areas include the following:
- The Logon screen
- Start screen and Start menu
- User Accounts Control Panel
- The immersive dialog box that appears when you add a new local account or Microsoft Account (MSA) to the system or when you link an existing local account to an MSA.
- The Account pictures in PC Settings > Personalize and PC Settings > Accounts.
- The Windows Security credential dialog box.
Article ID: 3033055 - Last Review: Sep 30, 2015 - Revision: 1
Windows RT 8.1