Windows 11 Help

We provide the help you need with the new Windows 11 operating system. In this category, you will find tips, how-tos, and guides about the latest OS by Microsoft.

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How to fix a Windows Terminal startup issue

Microsoft released Windows Terminal 1.16 Stable and Windows Terminal 1.17 Preview earlier this week. It appears that the stable release has a bug that prevents it from starting. Windows Terminal is the […]

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How to bypass the Microsoft Account requirement during Windows setup

Every few years, Microsoft is making it more difficult to create a local account during setup of the Windows operating system. The company announced in February 2022 that new setups and first […]

4 Tested Ways to Install Windows 11 on Unsupported CPU

4 Tested Ways to Install Windows 11 on Unsupported CPU

Windows 11 is here and almost everyone is excited to try the new operating system. Apart from new features and a new look, users were also surprised to see the minimum system […]

How To Change Windows 11 to Classic View?

How To Change Windows 11 to Classic View?

Microsoft has brought about many changes with the launch of Windows 11. However, the one thing many users are unhappy with is the taskbar. Many want it changed to a classic view; […]

Stop Windows 11 Update Notifications & Automatic Installation

Stop Windows 11 Update Notifications & Automatic Installation

Almost everyone out there is frustrated with the automatic Windows updates. While updates are important to ensure the smooth functioning of your system, they can get annoying at times. Microsoft started cumulatively […]

How To Upgrade to Windows 11 Using the Installation Assistant?

How To Upgrade to Windows 11 Using the Installation Assistant?

Microsoft has been known to provide handy tools to assist users. One such tool is the installation assistant to help when installing Windows 11. It is one of the fastest ways to […]

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Windows 11 Installation Has Failed: How to Fix This Upgrade Error

Many consider Windows 11 to still be in its infancy stage. One of the errors that most users face is the installation process failing. There's no reason that people get and the […]

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How to play Android games on Windows 11

Google Play Games has finally been made available for Windows 11. This means that you can now download and play all your favorite Android games on a much bigger screen with far […]

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How to Play Old PC Games on Windows 11?

Do you miss playing Solitaire or Pinball? Do you miss your old Windows games after upgrading to Windows 11? Many people still turn to the dark web to play these games. We […]

5+ Best Windows 11 Wallpaper Apps to Customize Your PC

5+ Best Windows 11 Wallpaper Apps to Customize Your PC

People love customizing their desktops. With the advent of Windows 11, there are several apps to customize the desktop to your liking. Here are some amazing apps that can help customize your […]

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Windows 11 Upgrade vs Clean Install: Here’s the Difference

You must have heard people talking about a Windows 11 upgrade and clean installation. If you don't know the difference, this article is for you before you install Windows. We will explain […]

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How To Use the Windows 11 Media Creation Tool?

Whether you're looking to upgrade to Windows 11 or just want to reinstall it on another system, you can use the media creation tool. This helps you create an installation file that […]

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How to Enable Tablet Mode in Windows 11?

If you've just upgraded to Windows 11, you must be wondering if it has a tablet mode. If it does, how do you enable it? This article will let you know everything […]

How to uninstall a Windows 11 update

How to uninstall a Windows 11 update

Windows 11 has become even more efficient with its update schedule than previous iterations of the OS have been. However, the OS is still new, and all software is prone to the […]

7 easy ways to make Windows 11 look like Windows 10

7 easy ways to make Windows 11 look like Windows 10

Windows 10 has been serving us faithfully since July 29th, 2015. While the old girl may not have much life left, she’s still the Microsoft OS of choice for many users. It’s […]

Download PC Health Check to Test Your PC for Windows 11

Download PC Health Check to Test Your PC for Windows 11

With the PC health check, you can now check if your system is compatible and ready for Windows 11. It will help identify any health problems your system may face and also […]

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How To Move the Taskbar to the Left Side in Windows 11?

Did you know that in Windows 11, you can now move your taskbar to the left? All you need is a registry hack, and you can change the look of your screen. […]

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How to open the task manager in Windows 11

Modern operating systems are like icebergs. Windows 11 is no different. The tools and utilities that most people use on a daily basis are the tip of the iceberg. These would be […]

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3 Ways to Create a Windows 11 Bootable USB on Mac

There are so many reasons that a Windows 11 device might crash and fails to boot thereafter. It can be a disaster when you use it for work or any primary source […]

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Microsoft is working on a Screen Recorder for Windows 11's Snipping Tool

Users of Windows' screen capturing tool Snipping Tool may soon be able to record video using the built-in application. Right now, users may use the Snipping Tool to create screenshots on their […]

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Windows 11: How to remove Edit With Clipchamp from File Explorer's context menu

Clipchamp is a new default application of Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system. Microsoft purchased the web-based video editor in 2021 and integrated it into development builds of Windows 11 in early 2022. […]

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Windows 11 22H2: network printing switched to RPC over TCP

Microsoft changed the default print related communication for client server communications in Windows 11 version 22H2. Systems use RPC over TCP by default on Windows 11 version 22H2 devices and no longer […]

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Windows 11: how to enable instant search results in File Explorer

File Explorer's search functionality has not changed all that much in the past decade. Users type a search term in the interface and wait then until results are populated. Microsoft has been […]

How to enable the Task Manager shortcut in the Taskbar context menu in Windows 11

How to enable the Task Manager shortcut in the Taskbar context menu in Windows 11

A few days ago, a cumulative update called KB5019509 was rolled out to Windows 11 22H2.  It brought a few interesting changes, including a Tabbed File Explorer, Suggested Actions, Taskbar Overflow and […]

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Windows Terminal becomes new default command line tool in Windows 11

Windows users have quite a few options when it comes to using the command line. There is the classic Command Prompt for one, and PowerShell. Now, with the release of Windows 11 […]

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How to customize the touchpad on Windows 11

Most laptops come with a touchpad that many computer users see as a simple mouse replacement. Most touchpads support more than just left-clicking, right-clicking and scrolling. While it depends to a degree […]

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Microsoft: Turn off security features to improve Windows 11 gaming performance

If you have upgraded a PC to Windows 11 and noticed a deterioration in gaming performance, your system may have suffered from the Nvidia performance issue. Or, and that is another potential […]

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How to enable startup app notifications on Windows 11

Windows 11 may notify users of the operating system whenever a new app registers itself to run at startup. The feature, which is turned off by default, is hidden deep in the […]

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Here is the fix for Windows 11 2022 Update error 0x800f0806

Some Windows administrators who tried to update their Windows 11 devices to the newly released Windows 11 2022 Update reported  that they have received the error code 0x800f0806 during the process. The […]

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Find out for how long your Windows 11 version is supported

Microsoft released the first feature update for its Windows 11 operating system on September 20, 2022. It includes improvements and new features, and while it may be tempting for some to upgrade […]

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Should you install the Windows 11 2022 Update right away?

Microsoft has not announced the official release date for the first Windows 11 feature update yet, but hints suggests that it may drop on September 20, 2022. With the release of a […]

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The differences between Windows account PINs and passwords

Microsoft's Windows 10 and 11 operating systems support several different account authentication options. There is the classic local user account and password option, the Microsoft account and password option, and options provided […]

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Quick Tip: restore system desktop icons on Windows 10 and 11 PCs

Vanilla Windows 10 and 11 PCs display desktop icons by default on the first run after installation. Manufacturers may place custom icons on the desktop, but if you install one of the […]

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Rejoice! Microsoft brings Search Highlights to Windows 11

If you always wanted to know when the next National Prime Rib Day or Earth Day is, then you may be looking forward to the introduction of Search Highlights on Windows 11. […]

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A Registry key reveals if your PC is compatible with Windows 11 version 22H2

Want to know if your Windows 10 or 11 devices are ready for the upcoming Windows 11 feature update? You may look in the Registry to find out, instead of using Microsoft's PC […]

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How to stop Windows 11 from reopening program windows on restart or sign-in

Windows 11 may remember which application windows and File Explorer windows you had open the last time to reopen them again. The browser or Microsoft Excel document, which was open the last […]

How to remove the Windows Spotlight icon from your desktop in Windows 11

How to remove Windows Spotlight's "Learn about this picture icon" from your desktop in Windows 11

The KB5014019 update for Windows 11 was released last week with a bunch of fixes for known issues. The Cumulative Preview patch also brought something else, it introduces the Spotlight Desktop feature […]

Do you want some Stickers on your Windows desktop?

Microsoft is working on integrating support for placing stickers on the Windows 11 desktop. Users who run a recent Windows 11 version 22H2 Insider build can enable the functionality to test it […]

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How to enable the search widget in Windows 11 Insider Preview Builds for testing

Microsoft introduced a search bar on the desktop in Build 25120 that was released yesterday to the Dev Channel in the Insider Preview Program. The feature is being tested on a limited […]

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How to use compact.exe to free up disk space on Windows

Microsoft introduced new options for the command line tool compact.exe in the Windows 10 operating system. It allows users to compress folders on the system using new algorithms to free up disk […]


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