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Microsoft just released this video tour of Windows 8.1, the upcoming revamp of the operating system that will bring back the Start button to the traditional Windows desktop, introduce a new universal search function, and add new multitasking and personalization features.

The video actually doesn’t show the Start button in action, but it makes a brief appearance at the 2:13 mark.

All of these features were announced last week. Microsoft released the video in conjunction with the Computex conference in Taipei, where the company also announced plans to bring its Outlook email program to Windows RT.

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