• Windows 11 vs. Chrome OS: Which is better for you?

    11 days ago - By Windows Central

    How does Microsoft's newest version of Windows stack up against Google's constantly evolving Chrome OS?
    Microsoft's Windows and Google's Chrome OS are the two most popular desktop operating systems in the world. Both run on similar laptops nowadays, with the days of only super-cheap Chromebooks behind us. You could very well see an almost identical laptop side by side, one with Windows 11 and one with Chrome OS.
    That makes it worth considering the merits of each since it's more likely than ever that an average laptop buyer might well be choosing between the two platforms and trying to...
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  • Microsoft's session catalog for Ignite 2021 shows a focus on Windows 11

    Microsoft's session catalog for Ignite 2021 shows a focus on Windows 11

    11 days ago - By Windows Central

    Windows 11 will be a focus of Microsoft's upcoming Ignite conference.
    What you need to know
    Microsoft Ignite will run from November 2-4, 2021.
    The event's session catalog now includes details about content that will be covered during the all-digital event.
    At least 30 Ignite sessions will relate to Windows 11.
    Microsoft Ignite runs from November 2-4, 2021. Technical demos, Q&A sessions, technical deep dives, and other content will be streamed during the all-digital event. Microsoft opened registration for Ignite in September 2021, but didn't share details about event sessions at the time...
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  • Non-compliant PCs running Windows 11 are getting updates after all

    Non-compliant PCs running Windows 11 are getting updates after all

    11 days ago - By TechRadar

    When Microsoft released Windows 11 , it was made clear that anyone trying to forcibly run the new operating system on a non-compliant device wouldn't receive supported updates. In fact, some attempts to run the OS resulted in users reporting a pop-up window that asks you to sign a waiver that makes you acknowledge all damages to your PC due to a lack of compatibility will not be covered under your manufacturer's warranty. We saw the first official patch for Windows 11 being pushed on Tuesday, October 12, and despite Microsoft's threat to drop support , MSPoweruser has reported that...
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  • Getting a closer look at the new Windows 11 Start menu

    Getting a closer look at the new Windows 11 Start menu

    11 days ago - By Windows Central

    Windows 11 comes with a new Start menu, and here's all you need to know about the experience.
    On Windows 11 , one of the most significant visual changes is the redesigned Start menu. The new menu is similar to the design previously available on Windows 10X , which drops the Live Tiles and embraces a more traditional app launcher approach with classic icons and minimal design with rounded corners for a more consistent, simple, and useful experience.
    The menu includes pinned apps, recent files and apps recommendations, a handy search box at the top to look for anything, and the ability to...
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  • Windows 11 download: How to upgrade to the new OS without waiting for Microsoft - CNET

    Windows 11 download: How to upgrade to the new OS without waiting for Microsoft - CNET

    11 days ago - By CNET

    Windows 11 Installation Assistant is the best way to download Microsoft's new OS if you don't want to wait for the phased rollout to reach your device.
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