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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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AMD and Microsoft release patches to address AMD performance issue on Windows 11 PCs

Microsoft and AMD have released updates for Windows 11 that address performance issues that affect AMD processor performance issues on Windows 11 devices. When Microsoft released its Windows 11 operating system in […]

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Microsoft rolls out Android Apps support on Windows 11 to some Insiders

Microsoft announced today that it has started to roll out support for Android applications on its Windows 11 operating system. The first public release is limited to Beta Channel Insider systems, and […]

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Ventoy 1.0.55: bypass Windows 11 requirements check during installation

The latest version of the open source tool Ventoy supports an option to bypass the Windows 11 requirements check during installation of the operating system. Ventoy 1.0.55 is available already for download. […]

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Windows 11 File Explorer may slow down PCs

Windows 11, which has been released by Microsoft earlier this month, has a number of known issues that affect the performance of certain systems. One major issue affects AMD processors, which may […]

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Microsoft is testing a fix for AMD's Windows 11 performance issue

Microsoft released a new build to Beta and Release Preview Channels of the company's Windows 11 operating system a few hours ago. The patch includes a huge number of fixes for issues […]

First Windows 11 update impacts AMD performance issues even more

When Microsoft released Windows 11 last week, AMD published a support article in which it stated that the performance of AMD powered devices was up to 15% worse than on Windows 10 […]

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Windows 11 on incompatible systems: Windows Update is working fine

Yesterday was the first Patch Tuesday after the release of the Windows 11 operating system a week earlier. It was clear that Microsoft would release the first cumulative update for Windows 11 […]

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Brother confirms Windows 11 printer issues

Brother has confirmed an issue that is affecting many of the company's printers on devices running Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system. Printers may not be detected correctly by the operating system if […]

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Disable TPM, Secure Boot and RAM requirements for Windows 11 with the latest Rufus beta

It has been a week since Windows 11 was released to the stable channel. The reception to the new iteration has been lukewarm for the most part, with most complaints targeting the […]

Your PC is compatible with Windows 11, but you get an error in Windows Update? Microsoft is working on a fix!

Microsoft released its new Windows 11 operating system earlier this month. Devices that are compatible with Windows 11 may be upgraded to Windows 11 for free via Windows Update. Devices that are […]

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AMD says Windows 11 is slowing down its processors by up to 15%

AMD users who have upgraded their devices to Microsoft's new Windows 11 operating system or purchased a new AMD-powered device with Windows 11, may be impacted by an issue that may cause […]

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First look at Windows 11's updated Paint application

Microsoft is working on updates for several of Window's native application. Paint is one of the applications, and the new version of the basic image editor is now being rolled out to […]

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Microsoft's latest attempt at making Microsoft Store more attractive could work

When Microsoft launched its store, then called Windows Store, alongside its Windows 8 operating system, it became clear quickly that it did not have much to offer. The main issue of the […]

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Will unsupported Windows 11 devices be bricked by Microsoft?

When Microsoft announced its Windows 11 operating system, it made it very clear that the operating system was designed for devices that meet the operating system's system requirements. The company pulled the […]

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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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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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 […]

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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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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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