Microsoft released Windows Server (“Blue”) preview to MSDN subscribers late yesterday, ahead of the BUILD (#bldwin) conference later this week in San Francisco. The build provides us a number of clues as to what we will see in the official Windows 8.1 (Blue) preview. The server build number is 9341, the windows 8.1 preview build will be: 6.3.9431.winmain_bluemp.130615-1214.
Shutdown from “power menu” by right clicking on Start Button or hitting win key + X
Start Button in Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview, should look virtually the same in the Windows 8.1 Preview
Start Button options including disabling ‘hot corners,’ and booting to desktop
Image Credits: Robert McLaws