According to a source of ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley, Microsoft is set to release Windows 8.1 Update 1 on March 11.
The Patch Tuesday will see Microsoft push the update via a Windows Update.
The source suggests that the update will lower memory usage and disk space requirements for the Operating System.
Update 1 will improve performance on PC’s but will also make life much easier for tablet users too.
Previous leaked images of Update 1 show Metro-style and Windows Store apps returning to the desktop bar.
Russian leaker Wzor has also obtained a screenshot displaying the search and shutdown buttons at the top-right of the start screen.
Both of which are currently hidden in the Charms Bar settings causing some users to complain.
It also seems that right-clicking will now let users to resize, pin and uninstall Live Tiles.
T3 previously reported that Microsoft is set to reveal Windows 9 in April at Build 2014.