Windows 11 News

Windows 11 provides much better functionality and security over previous Microsoft operating systems. In this category, we’ll provide news articles that highlight all the latest news, rumors, features, and updates of the popular OS.

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Windows 11 2022 Update: performance issue when Copying large files

Microsoft confirmed a new issue that is affecting machines that run the company's newest operating system, Windows 11 2022 Update. The issue has not been added to the list of known issues […]

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Microsoft's implementation of Tabs in File Explorer is lacking severely

If you follow this site, you know that Microsoft plans to launch the first feature drop for Windows 11 later this month. Included in the package is the long-awaited tab support in […]

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Microsoft confirms Windows 11 Printer issue

Microsoft confirmed a new Windows 11 issue that is affecting some printers on the operating system. The issue is serious, and Microsoft has applied a safeguard hold on updates to Windows 11 […]

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Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25211 brings Task Manager shortcut to Taskbar's menu

Microsoft has released a new build to the Developer Channel. Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25211 brings a couple of interesting changes to the Taskbar, and the Snipping Tool. What's new in […]

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Spotify is getting installed on some Windows PCs automatically

It appears that the Spotify application is getting installed on some Windows 10 and 11 devices automatically in the past couple of days. According to user reports, Spotify is installed automatically and […]

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An analysis of Microsoft's new approach to Windows 11 updates

Microsoft released the first feature update for Windows 11 earlier this month. The update, which is still rolling out to compatible systems, introduced new features and improvements. Microsoft improved several key areas, […]

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How to enable File Explorer tabs in the Windows 11 2022 Update right now

Microsoft released the Windows 11 2022 Update this week and revealed plans to push the first feature drop in October. Included in the October feature drop is the long awaited support for […]

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NVIDIA is investigating Windows 11 2022 Update game performance issue

Windows users with NVIDIA powered graphics cards may want to skip the upgrade to the Windows 11 2022 Update feature update for now, as several, who have made the plunge, reported that […]

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Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25206 enables the new Open With dialog box for all users

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25206 enables the new Open With dialog box for all users

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25206 is now available for all users in the Dev Channel. It enables the new Open With dialog box for all users, and brings some fixes. What's […]

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Windows 11 2022 Update: security improvements

Microsoft released the first feature update for Windows 11 this week. The new version of Windows 11 introduces a number of usability improvements and some new features, with more promised to be […]

How to update to Windows 11 22H2 using an ISO image

How to update to Windows 11 22H2 using an ISO image

Microsoft released Windows 11 22H2 last night, you can read about it in our previous coverage. The update is rolling out to users slowly, but if you can't wait to try the […]

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Windows 11 2022 Update is out

Microsoft announced just a moment ago that the first feature update for Windows 11, the Windows 11 2022 Update, is rolling out to users from all over the world. Panos Panay, EVP, […]

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Xbox app on PC adds support for HowLongToBeat

The Xbox app on PC has been updated to include a new feature. Microsoft partnered with the popular service, HowLongToBeat, to provide an estimate of how long it will take you to […]

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Windows 11 version 22H2: new and updated apps

Like Windows 10, Windows 11 comes with dozens of default applications created by Microsoft. Some of these, such as Notepad, Alarm & Clock, and Media Player, provide core functionality, while others may […]

Windows Terminal Preview 1.16 brings theming support and a new text rendering engine

Windows Terminal Preview 1.16 brings theming support and a new text rendering engine

Windows Terminal Preview 1.16 is now available on the Microsoft Store. The update adds support for theming and personalizing the command line tool's interface. Windows Terminal Preview 1.16 Themes There are 2 […]

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25201 brings an expanded view to the widgets board

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25201 brings an expanded view to the widgets board

Microsoft has released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25201 to the Dev Channel. The update brings an expanded view to the widgets board, removes the new Search bar from the Taskbar. What's […]

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Install Microsoft .NET with the Windows Package Manager winget

Windows administrators may use the Windows Package Manager winget to install supported Microsoft .NET applications. Microsoft released Windows Package Manager 1.0 back in 2021, opening it up for use on production machines. […]

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Should you upgrade Windows 10 to Windows 11 version 22H2?

Windows 10 is the most popular desktop operating system from a usage share point of view. While some Windows 10 owners decided to upgrade to Windows 11 when the operating system came […]

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Windows 11 version 22H2: Focus Assist and Quick Settings improvements

It is already the eighth part of our "what is new in Windows 11 version 22H2" series. This time, we are taking a look at Focus Assist and Quick Settings improvements in […]

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25197

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25197 re-introduces the Tablet-optimized Taskbar

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25197 is now available for users in the Dev Channel. It brings back the Tablet-optimized Taskbar that debuted earlier this year. What's new in Windows 11 Insider […]

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Windows 11 version 22H2: Control Panel and Settings changes

In the seventh part of the "what's new in Windows 11 version 22H2" series, we are taking a look at Control Panel and Settings changes. Microsoft began to replace the classic Control […]

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Here is what is going to happen after the release of Windows 11 2022 Update

The first major update for Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system, the Windows 11 2022 Update, or Windows 11 version 22H2, will likely be released in the coming weeks. We have looked at […]

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Windows 11 version 22H2: gaming changes

In the sixth part of the series, we are looking at the improvements for gamers and gaming in the upcoming Windows 11 2022 update. When Microsoft launched the original version of Windows […]

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25193 adds Xbox Game Pass subscription management in Settings app

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25193 brings Xbox Game Pass subscription management to the Settings app

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25193 is now available for users in the Dev Channel. Microsoft has added another subscription management section to the Settings app. What's new in Windows 11 Insider […]

Former Microsoft employee slams Windows 11's Start Menu design

Former Microsoft employee slams Windows 11's Start Menu design

The Windows 11 Start Menu is once again drawing flak from users, this time from a former Microsoft employee. Jensen Harris, who worked at the company for 16 years, slammed the Redmond […]

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Windows 11 version 22H2: Task Manager changes

It is the fifth part of the series in which we look at the upcoming changes of the Windows 11 2022 update. In this part, we are taking a look at the […]

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Microsoft improves SMB compression in Windows 11 and Server 2022

Microsoft released optional updates for the company's Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022 operating systems earlier this month. One of the new features of the releases reveals that the operating systems compress […]

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Windows 11 version 22H2: file explorer changes

In the fourth part of the series, we are taking a look at the default file manager tool File Explorer and the changes that Microsoft plans to introduce in the Windows 11 […]

Windows 11 Build 25188

Windows 11 Insider Preview 25188 makes Windows Terminal the default command-line experience

Microsoft has released Windows 11 Insider Preview 25188 to the Dev Channel. The build brings an important change, it replaces the default command-line tool. What's new in Windows 11 Insider Preview 25188 […]

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Windows 11 version 22H2: snap assist changes

In the third part of the series, we are going to take a closer look at the changes that Microsoft makes to Windows 11's Snap Assist feature in the Windows 11 2022 […]

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Windows 11 version 22H2: taskbar changes

In the second part of the series, we are going to take a look at taskbar changes and improvements in Windows 11 version 22H2. Just like Microsoft did reduce Start Menu functionality […]

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Windows 11 version 22H2: Start Menu changes

Microsoft reduced the functionality of several core operating system areas when it launched the Windows 11 operating system. One of these was the redesigned Start Menu, which I called barely usable in […]

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25182

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25182 adds support for Camera privacy shutter improves the Microsoft Store app

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25182 is now available for users in the Dev Channel. It introduces a new Camera privacy shutter control, and adds some improvements to the Microsoft Store app. […]

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25163

Rumor: Windows 11 version 22H2 release date could be September 20, 2022

The first feature update for Windows 11, version 22H2, could be released as early as September 20, 2022 according to Windows Central. Microsoft has not confirmed the date, and the site cites […]

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Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25179 brings File Explorer tabs for all users in the Dev Channel

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25179 has been released to the Dev Channel. The update enables File Explorer Tabs, adds a new language pack, and ships with fixes for several issues. What's […]

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Microsoft improves Windows 11's Smart App Control, but you may not be able to use it

The Windows 11 Security feature Smart App Control was unveiled earlier this year by Microsoft. Back then, Microsoft described it as a protective tool that "blocks untrusted or potentially dangerous applications". What […]

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25174

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25174 introduces a Game Pass widget

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25174 is now available for users in the Dev Channel. It introduces a new widget, and fixes a handful of bugs. What's new in Windows 11 Insider […]

How to access Internet Explorer in Windows 11

Internet Explorer is still accessible in Windows 11, here's how to run it

Microsoft ended support for Internet Explorer on June 15, 2022. But the legacy browser can still be accessed. While the browser has been retired in Windows 10 and 11, Microsoft will only […]

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Microsoft improves App Management in the Windows 11 Settings app

When Microsoft releases its Windows 10 operating system in 2015, it made it clear that the days of the classic Control Panel were numbered. Back then, Microsoft introduced the Settings application as […]

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25169

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25169 released to the Dev Channel

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25169 has been released to the Dev Channel. It adds a new way to use Windows Spotlight, a Multi-App Kiosk Mode, and fixes many bugs. What's new […]


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