If you're looking for Windows Update, look no further -- it's located in the new Windows 10 Settings menu.

If it wasn't, you should see it there in the list of available updates in Windows Update.

While more complicated, you also have the option of upgrading manually from Windows 8.1 to Windows 8.1 Update via the downloads linked here: button.

Windows 8.1 is what Windows 8 should have been, and the Modern interface in Windows 8.1 is what should have shipped in the first place.

Microsoft would have seen much less criticism if it did. You could snap apps in 70/30 view, so one app could only take up 30% of your screen, no matter how large that screen was.

For basic Windows 8 information, like system requirements, see my Windows 8: Important Facts.

See my Windows 8.1 summary for more on Microsoft's first major update to Windows 8.The next major update to Windows 10 will bring a significant new look to Microsoft’s iconic software, reports have revealed.Microsoft is finally replacing the interface that is displayed when users look to share content or items within an app.Update & security), along with sections for Windows Defender, backup, recovery, activation, and developer options.If you'd like to become a Windows 10 Insider, there's also a section for that.Windows 8.1 Update was first made publicly available on April 8, 2014 and is currently the most recent major update to Windows 8. New Windows 8 features, when they're developed, will be provided with other updates on Patch Tuesday.