It’s a time honored tradition. Users hear about software update, then users all rush to grab software update and try it out. We saw the scenario repeated again yesterday as Microsoft began rolling out Windows 8.1, the free update that allows users to customize their Start Screen and an absolute bucket load of other features.

In this post enConnected Social user Mark Richey recounts his upgrade ordeal. He also shares his feelings about the changes users can expect when upgrading to Windows 8.1.