Windows 11

Windows 11 provides much better functionality and security over previous Microsoft operating systems. In this category, we’ll provide articles that highlight all the latest features, emulation, applications, upgrades, and guides for fixing issues.

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Microsoft's Windows 11 compatibility app PC Health Check is available for everyone now

Wonder whether a PC running Windows is compatible with Microsoft's soon-to-be released operating system Windows 11? Microsoft changed the system requirements of Windows 11 significantly, and many devices that run Windows 10 […]

Nvidia releases GeForce drivers for the final version of Windows 11

Nvidia released updated Game Ready and Studio drivers for the final version of Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system today. The company did release its first Windows 11 ready drivers back in July, […]

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Some native Windows 11 apps require an Internet connection on first launch

If you launch some native applications on Microsoft's new Windows 11 operating system for the first time, you may notice that these applications need an update from the Internet, more precisely the […]

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How to change the Windows 11 display language

Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system supports dozens of interface languages. The operating system comes with a specific interface language installed, but users may switch to another language using built-in options. You may […]

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Windows 11's File Explorer has serious usability issues

File Explorer, the default file management tool of Windows 11, is not the same tool that users of Windows 10 use to manage files. Microsoft redesigned large parts of File Explorer, and […]

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Edge Deflector, the tool that redirects Edge requests to your favorite browser, works on Windows 11 as well

Edge Deflector, a handy tool for Microsoft Windows devices to redirect requests that open in Microsoft Edge to other web browsers installed on the system, supports Microsoft's upcoming operating system Windows 11 […]

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Enable Compact View in Windows 11's File Explorer for improved usability

Microsoft's soon-to-be-released Windows 11 operating system comes with a redesigned File Explorer application to manage files and folders on the operating system. Gone are the times of the ribbon and tabs, Microsoft […]

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You may still use Disk Cleanup on Windows 11 (even though Microsoft does not want you to)

Microsoft continues to push the Settings application in Windows 11 just like it has done in Windows 10. The latest victim of the replacement policy is the classic Disk Cleanup tool. Used […]

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A Microsoft Teams ad caused Windows 11 Insider systems to hang

When Microsoft revealed that upcoming Windows 11 Insider builds were not exactly as stable as previous builds some time ago, it probably did not have this week's Windows 11 stability issues in […]

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How to upgrade Windows 10 version 21H1 to 21H2 right now (KB5003791)

Microsoft plans to release Windows 10 version 21H2 this year. Windows 10 devices that run versions 2004, 20H2 or 21H1 can be upgraded to the new version of Windows 10 almost effortlessly, […]

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Microsoft is making it harder to change Default Apps in Windows 11

Windows users who want to change the default applications in Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system have a harder time doing so as Microsoft change the process of setting defaults. On Windows 10, […]

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Windows 11's release date is October 5, 2021

The release date of Microsoft's upcoming Windows 11 operating system is October 5, 2021. Microsoft announced the date today on the Windows Experience blog. The new version of Windows will become available […]

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How to make sure that the PC you are buying is Windows 11 compatible

Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system will be released in October 2021 with updated system requirements that make the majority of old and many not-so-old PCs incompatible with the new operating system. Manufacturers […]

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Windows 11: installation on non-compatible systems possible

Microsoft updated the minimum system requirements of the company's upcoming Windows 11 operating system yesterday. Windows customers and administrators who had hoped for less strict requirements, did not get what they wished […]

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Microsoft changed the Windows 11 System Requirements and released an updated PC Health Check tool

Microsoft published an update on the Windows 11 minimum system requirements yesterday on the Windows Insider blog. When the company unveiled Windows 11 and its minimum system requirements, it became clear quickly […]

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The Windows 11 Start Menu is barely usable

Microsoft's upcoming Windows 11 operating system has a Start Menu that is barely usable in its current form. Windows 11 will be the third operating system in succession with a Start Menu […]

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First look at Windows 11's Focus Assist feature

Microsoft unveiled the new Focus Assist feature of its upcoming Windows 11 operating system earlier this month. The feature is now available in the latest Windows 11 preview builds. Reason enough to […]

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First official Windows 11 ISO image is now available

Microsoft released the first official Windows 11 ISO image today. You can head over to the official Software Download page on Microsoft's website to download the ISO to your system. Note that […]

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How good is Windows 11's new screen capturing app Snipping Tool?

Microsoft plans to launch its Windows 11 operating system later this year. Some default applications that are available in Windows 10 will be updated in the process. The Snipping Tool becomes the […]

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How to hide Recommended items in Windows 11's Start Menu

Microsoft's upcoming Windows 11 operating system changes the Start menu drastically in some areas, but keeps other features as they have been in previous versions of Windows. If you take a look […]

Your PC is not compatible with Windows 11? Here are your options!

Microsoft's new Windows 11 operating system will be released later this year; the system will be a free upgrade for devices running Windows 10, provided that they have a genuine activated license […]

Microsoft crippled the Windows 11 Taskbar

While Microsoft is still working on the first stable version of its Windows 11 operating system, some features of the upcoming version of Windows appear set in stone already. Windows 11 ships […]

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Workaround for Windows 10 and 11 HiveNightmare Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Earlier this week, security researchers discovered a vulnerability in recent versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system that allows attackers to run code with system privileges if exploited successfully. Overly permissive Access Control […]

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Windows 11's Android future is secured: Amazon Appstore will support App Bundles

When Microsoft announced the upcoming operating system Windows 11, it revealed that users of its operating system would be able to install and use Android applications on the device. The company was […]

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Intel releases first Windows 11 ready Graphics Driver

Intel released a new graphics driver for company products that is Windows 11 compatible. The new driver is available as a stable version and adds support for Auto HDR and the game […]

Microsoft gives you 10 days to go back to Windows 10 from Windows 11: here is a better way

When you upgrade a Windows 10 machine to Windows 11, you have 10 days to uninstall Windows 11 and go back to the previous version of Windows. The grace period may be […]

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Microsoft introduces new keyboard shortcuts in Windows 11

Preview builds and leaks of the Windows 11 operating system have been around for a while. While the operating system is still in active development, it is clear already that it will […]

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No direct upgrade path from Windows 7 or 8.1 to Windows 11

Devices that run Microsoft's Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 operating systems can't be upgraded to Windows 11 directly using inplace upgrades. Direct upgrades are only available on Windows 10 devices. A recent […]

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Try this fix if you get "This pc can't run Windows 11" during setup

Windows 11 has stricter system requirements than Windows 10; this means that devices that run Windows 10 may not be compatible with Windows 11, even if they are not that old. Microsoft […]

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How to block the Windows 11 update

Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system will be released later this year and systems that are compatible with the new version of Windows may be upgraded to it free of charge. Administrators have […]

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Here's what's new in the Microsoft Store app in Windows 11; a better design, ratings, screenshots in listings and more

One of the features that Microsoft highlighted during the reveal of Windows 11, was the new Microsoft Store.  We are taking a closer look at what's new in the app. The Microsoft […]

Windows 11 will tell you how long it will take to install Windows updates

Windows 11: one feature update per year and longer support cycles

Microsoft's upcoming Windows 11 operating system will receive one feature update per year and each version will be supported for a longer period. Windows 11 shares many features with Windows 10, but […]

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Say Goodbye to Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) errors in Windows 11

The Blue Screen of Death on Windows devices is probably one of the most feared errors that users and administrators alike may experience when using the operating system. The system becomes unusable […]

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How to change the Windows 11 taskbar size

The current development version of Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system has changed the taskbar and the provided customization options significantly. If you prefer a smaller taskbar size, you may have noticed that […]

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No Win32 Updates in Windows 11's Microsoft Store

Microsoft revealed earlier this month that the Microsoft Store in the company's Windows 11 operating system would add support for Win32 applications among other things. The Windows 10 store supports UWP applications […]

Microsoft may adjust Windows 11 minimum system requirements

Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system may support more processors than initially announcement by Microsoft through the system requirements. Microsoft released the first Windows 11 Insider build on June 28, 2021 for testing. […]

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When will Windows 10 users be able to upgrade to Windows 11 for free? Microsoft confuses again

Windows 10 users will be able to upgrade their devices to Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system, according to Microsoft. Microsoft unveiled its upcoming operating system last week and things started to get […]

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Win11SysCheck and WhyNotWin11 tell you why your PC is incompatible with Windows 11

Microsoft released a tool this week, called PC Health Check, that may be run on Windows devices to determine if these are compatible with Microsoft's upcoming Windows 11 operating system. The first […]

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Is Windows 11's Android Apps feature dead on arrival?

Microsoft lifted the veil on the next version of its Windows operating system this week. One of the main features of Windows 11 is support for Android applications. Microsoft did not reveal […]

Microsoft outlines Windows 11 Insider Preview Program preparations

Microsoft outlines Windows 11 Insider Preview Program preparations

Microsoft announced Windows 11 yesterday, and it brings quite a bit of features to the table. The Snap options, centered Start Menu, Widgets, DirectStorage are just some new shiny things we can […]


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