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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"Big Head" ransomware fakes Windows Update to trick users

Security researchers at FortiGuard Labs have discovered a new type of ransomware that is targeting home computer users. Dubbed Big Head, the ransomware fakes Windows Update to avoid detection. The researchers note […]

There is not enough Windows in Windows Copilot

Microsoft announced Windows Copilot earlier this year during its Build 2023 conference in May 2023. In late June of the same year, Microsoft integrated Windows Copilot into development builds of Windows 11, […]

The new Microsoft Teams is coming sooner than expected

Microsoft has been working on a new Microsoft Teams client for its Windows operating system for a while. The company released a Microsoft Teams preview version of the new client several months […]

Windows 11 Development: overview of the June 2023 changes

Another month has passed and it is once again time to look at the Windows 11 development progress. Microsoft released several new builds for the four development channels of Windows 11, and […]

Settings is the latest Windows 11 location with advertisement

Microsoft is rolling out a new Settings home page in Windows 11 Insider builds and this new iteration includes advertisement. While the Control Panel to Settings app migration is still ongoing, almost […]

Microsoft is testing Copilot in Windows 11

How to enable Copilot in Windows 11

About a month ago, Microsoft revealed Windows Copilot for Windows 11. The Redmond company has introduced the feature in the latest Dev Channel build. We take a closer look at it, and […]

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Windows 11 Settings is getting a new home page

Microsoft has begun testing a home page in the Windows 11 Settings app. The feature is currently rolling out to users in the Dev Channel of the Windows Insider Preview Program. New […]

Microsoft is finally ready to unleash Windows 11's Moments 3 Feature Update

Microsoft has released the monthly optional update for its Windows 11 operating system. The preview update, KB5027303, brings along with it the features of the Moments 3 update. Since these are included […]

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Improved Windows Security? Microsoft launches Win32 app isolation

Microsoft launched a preview of a new security feature for Windows earlier this month that it calls Win32 app isolation.  The feature uses containers and Microsoft claims that it adds security protections […]

How to use and manage Passkeys in Windows 11

How to use and manage Passkeys in Windows 11

Microsoft has added support for Passkeys in Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 23486. You can use it for a passwordless sign-in experience across apps and websites. This website lists various services that […]

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Microsoft restores File Explorer Folder Options that it removed in Windows 11

Last week, Microsoft released a new development build for Windows 11 that removed nine preferences from File Explorer's Folder Options menu. Today, Microsoft released a new build which restored the removed Folder […]

About Windows' "Choose if you want to keep signing in with your face or fingerprint" fullscreen prompt

Windows 10 and 11 users who sign in with Windows Hello using either facial recognition or their fingerprint, may receive a fullscreen prompt instead of the desktop when they do so. The […]

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Windows 11 supports these AMD, Intel and Qualcomm Processors... but one of them is removed

Microsoft has updated the list of supported AMD, Qualcomm and Intel processors for the Windows 11 operating system. It has added dozens of recently released processors to the list, and removed at […]

Microsoft: enabling KB5028407's security patch could break something, but we won't tell you what

Microsoft released security patches for all supported versions of Windows on the June 2023 Patch Tuesday. One of the patches addresses a security issue in Windows Kernel. While Microsoft did ship the […]

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Windows 11 says goodbye to two apps and joins them in the new Outlook for Windows

Next year, Microsoft will replace the default Mail and Calendar applications of its Windows operating system with the new Outlook for Windows application. Mail and Calendar were default applications when Microsoft launched […]

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Microsoft is removing some Folder Options in Windows 11

Microsoft released a new Insider build to the Windows 11 developer channel this week. The build makes a number of changes; one of them removes several options in Folder Options. Folder Options […]

Teams Chat taskbar integration is being removed from Windows 11

Teams Chat taskbar integration is being removed from Windows 11

Microsoft is removing the Teams Chat taskbar integration from Windows 11. The app's menu is being replaced with a plain shortcut. Windows 11 will soon let you unpin Teams Chat app When […]

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Windows 11 Moment 3: What's new?

Windows 11 Moment 3 has brought many new features to the OS, and users are now able to test out every single one of them on their computers. We have recently covered […]

Cortana's Windows chapter ends later this year

Microsoft announced this week that it will end support for Cortana in Windows later in 2023. The terminus affects the Cortana application for Windows, which Microsoft plans to retire in "late 2023". […]

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Windows 11 Development: overview of the May 2023 changes

Microsoft continued the development of the different Insider versions of the Windows 11 operating system in the month of May. The company maintains four developer channels right now: release preview, beta, developer […]

Windows 11's Get Help support app is showing ads as well now

Windows 11 users who open the official Get Help support application of the operating system may be greeted with an advertisement for Microsoft's Teams application now. The ad is not the first […]

Microsoft rolls out Paint app for Windows 11 Insiders with Dark Mode and Zoom Controls

Microsoft rolls out Paint app for Windows 11 Insiders with Dark Mode and Zoom Controls

Microsoft has added support for Dark Mode in the Paint app for Windows 11 Insiders. Let's take a closer look at it. Microsoft Paint gets Dark Mode The new mode is not […]

Windows 11 gets new system resources widgets courtesy of Dev Home app

Microsoft has released a new Dev Home app for Windows 11 to allow developers to keep track of their workflow from one place. The app comes with new widgets that you can […]

Can Moment 3 update make people install Windows 11?

Microsoft has recently unveiled Moment 3, an updated feature for Windows 11 that offers a range of advantageous enhancements and performance improvements. This update holds the potential to persuade numerous Windows 10 […]

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You can now view your saved Wi-Fi passwords on Windows 11

Forgetful users of Windows 11 can now rejoice as the latest preview of the operating system introduces a feature that allows users to effortlessly view their saved Wi-Fi passwords. This new functionality […]

It is getting crowded on the Windows desktop

Widgets, the Edge Bar search field and Microsoft Edge sidebar, and Windows Copilot can all be displayed on the Windows desktop, and that is not even considering other features that Microsoft may […]

Windows is used by over 1 billion users according to Microsoft

It does not happen very often that Microsoft provides information on the number of devices or users of its Windows operating systems or other products. Yesterday was such a day, as Microsoft […]

Soon, Windows 11 users will be able to remove the MSN news feed widget

Microsoft Windows 11 users may soon remove the MSN news feed widget from the operating system's Widgets board. Microsoft made the announcement during a keynote speech at its Build 2023 developer conference. […]

Saving or copying may fail on Windows: here is why

Have you tried saving or copying again? That's Microsoft's workaround for a new issue that is plaguing some users of the company's Windows 10 and Windows 11 operating systems. Microsoft confirmed the […]

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Windows 11 adds End Task option to taskbar

Microsoft is set to revolutionize the user experience of Windows 11 with the introduction of a much-awaited force quit option and a range of taskbar improvements. In response to user demands for […]

KB5026446 for Windows 11 brings new features, but not for everyone

Microsoft has released an update for its Windows 11 operating system, KB5026446, a few hours ago. The preview update includes new features, courtesy of the third Moments update, and lots of fixes. […]

Here's a look at Microsoft's new Windows Backup app

Here's a look at Microsoft's new Windows Backup app

Microsoft has released a new Windows Backup app for users in the Dev Channel. The app will allow users to backup their data to the cloud. The new app is pre-installed in […]

Windows 11 may soon restore apps during setup

One of the features that Microsoft's Windows operating system was lacking up until now was an option to restore installed apps on devices during setup. Google's Android operating system, for instance, supports […]

Windows 11 will soon extract RAR, 7z and other archive formats natively

Microsoft's Build 2023 developer conference first day has brought a number of important announcements regarding the future of Windows 11. While AI integration has been the main focus so far, Microsoft did […]

Gadget-like widgets to make a comeback on Windows 11

In recent weeks, Microsoft has been diligently engaged in reviving a distinctive aspect of Windows Vista, which generated significant debate during its time: desktop widgets, known as gadgets back then. It is […]

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Microsoft struggles to find solutions to Windows 11 problems

Windows 11 has been plagued by a range of issues, leaving both users and the tech giant grappling for solutions. Recent reports reveal that Microsoft has acknowledged the existence of certain problems […]

The Windows Start, Search and UWP opening issue is back

Microsoft has updated a Windows issue on May 18, 2023 that has plagued Windows users since January 2023. It describes an issue that affects the opening of apps on the Start Menu, […]

Don't expect too much from Windows 11 version 23H2

Microsoft is still on track to release a feature update for its Windows 11 operating system later this year. The company announced a stop for feature updates for Windows 10, but Windows […]

Photos app for Windows 11 insiders adds Slideshow, Timeline Scrollbar and Spot Fix

Windows 11's Photos app gets support for WebP

Microsoft started the rollout of an updated version of its Photos app for Windows 11 to Windows Insiders earlier this month. The rollout is still ongoing, but anyone interested may download the […]

How to use Phone Link with iPhone to send messages from your PC

Microsoft introduced Phone Link for iOS a few weeks ago. The company has made the feature available for all Windows 11 users, here's how you can set it up. Please note that […]


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