If you are running the Windows 8.1 Preview recently released to the public, Microsoft has also just made some updates available. While you don't have to jump out to get these yourself because they will be available through Microsoft's automated update service, it's nice to have a menu of links and information to see what is high on Microsoft's fix-it-first list.

Updates already? You might ask.

Microsoft will be steadily improving the Windows 8.1 Preview software as the month's progress toward a full, official and (hopefully) safe release. Considering that Preview software, though made available to the general public, isn't the most polished piece of software, you should expect frequent updates.

Here's what's been made available so far:

 

Still tentative about installing the Preview release? You can still learn about the updated OS here:

Learn About the Windows 8.1 Preview without Installing It

Not sure the difference between Preview and Beta? Learn the difference here:

The Difference Between Preview and Beta is Not What You Think