Microsoft is today releasing Windows 11 build 22000.194 to users in the Release Preview channel. The build is the same one that was released last week, and there are new ISOs as well
In our latest Closer Look piece, we discuss the revamped context menus present in Windows 11. Some might not be too happy with a few design changes to the capability in the upcoming OS.
Microsoft has released a new Windows 11 build to the Dev channel that fixes the misaligned Taskbar icons. Build 22463 also brings a bunch of other bug fixes and a few minor features to the UI.
Microsoft announced recently that it would allow people on unsupported PCs to install Windows 11. However, such users may first have to agree to a formal pact that their PCs may not receive updates.
At its annual Surface event tomorrow, Microsoft is expected to announce the refreshed Surface Pro X with 16GB of RAM and Windows 11. Apart from that, the device may also feature a 120Hz display.
Microsoft has re-released the PC Health Check app, but now you must be signed in and registered as a Windows Insider in order to download it. it adds support for some 7th-gen Intel CPUs.
Nvidia has released the first Game Ready driver for Windows 11, despite previously offering support for the Insider Previews, this driver is the official one and also includes DLSS support for games.
Microsoft has redesigned File Explorer massively in Windows 11 with new icons, a simplified ribbon, and a context menu. That said, there are seemingly no new functionalities to speak of.
In this edition of Microsoft Weekly, there is news of new Windows 11 builds, a bunch of users who can no longer test it on VMs, monthly Patch Tuesday updates, Office 2021 release date, and more.
Oracle is making a new driver for VirtualBox that will allow it to do a passthrough to utilize the host's TPM. This may be in preparation for the new TPM requirement for Windows 11 on VMs.
A feature request on the Feedback Hub has gained a lot of traction with Insiders as it asks Microsoft to restore the ability to move the taskbar to the top or to the sides of the screen in Windows 11.
Microsoft has drastically modified its default apps configurations in Windows 11, and not in a good way. The new design is downright awful and makes it harder for people to switch default apps.
With Windows 11 right around the corner, it makes sense to think about compliance when purchasing new equipment. Happily, this 8th-gen Intel MiniPC fully supports the upgrade to Windows 11 Pro.
A premature listing for PowerToys recently appeared in the Microsoft Store for Windows 11. However, it reportedly downloads an installer that is then responsible for installing the utility.
Microsoft has announced that its latest "perpetual" license of Office LTSC is now available for organizations. The consumer version, Office 2021, will be available on October 5, same as Windows 11.
Windows Insiders discovered yesterday that they could no longer update the Dev channel builds on unsupported hardware and VM guests, and that update has now also arrived to the Beta channel.
Microsoft has released Windows 11 Dev channel build 22458 that adds a new 'Sign-in options' link to the power menu in Start. There are also a bunch of bug fixes and known issues, as usual.
Microsoft has confirmed that running Windows 11 on M1 Macs using virtualization software such as Parallels Desktop is not supported. So if you run into an issue, Microsoft's isn't responsible.
Alongside the stable releases of Microsoft PowerToys, there's also an Experimental release once in a while, this is mainly to test new utilities that are being added to the mix, like today.
AMD's latest driver is packed with new features including Auto Overclocking for all-AMD systems, Windows 11 support, Smart Access Memory for older generation graphics cards, and much more.
Microsoft has added a nice visualization for battery consumption in Windows 11 along with a few nifty UI improvements. However, it has removed some features that were present in Windows 10 too.
This week in Microsoft news, there are new Windows 11 builds for Beta and Dev channels, security patches and zero-day bugs, Halo Infinite's next multiplayer preview news, and much more.
Ever since the first builds of Windows 11 started becoming available back in June, there was a workaround to complete setup without internet, that was later blocked. Here's a new workaround.
Ubuntu's upcoming 21.10 distro is far ahead of Windows 10 and 11 in performance in some of the applications as per a report. The performance is especially impressive in CPUs-intense workloads.
New ISOs for the latest Windows 11 Dev Channel Insider Build version 22454 have been released today. The new build, which began rolling out yesterday, brings some new features and plenty of fixes.
Microsoft finally removed Internet Explorer completely out of Windows 11, and although there is an IE mode in the firm's Edge browser, that and other third party add-ons don't always work.
Intel has released a new driver version 21.10.03.11 for its EOL Kaby Lake G CPUs with RX Vega M graphics. But the software isn't for Windows 11 although it still brings many features and changes.
Microsoft has made some nifty improvements to Virtual Desktops in Windows 11 by offering a revamped UI and new capabilities. Find out what these changes are in our latest Closer Look deep-dive!
Along with the Dev channel build, Microsoft has released Windows 11 Beta channel build 22000.184. Frustratingly, the issues with the Taskbar and Start menu not working are still there in some cases.
Microsoft is releasing Windows 11 build 22454 to the Dev channel. There are improvements to the UI in the way of a modern right-click menu for the recycle bin and a ton of bug fixes.
Microsoft has released a new promotional video for Windows 11 that highlights the new capabilities and features on offer. It also features Halo Infinite, Master Chief, and the Warthog.
Microsoft claims that it has plenty of changes under the hood in upcoming Windows 11. It has explained how the next-gen OS has been developed to get the best out of available hardware resources.
A new Photos app is headed to the Windows Insider Program soon. The full feature-set is yet to be detailed and it remains to be seen if it will be present in the October 5 release of Windows 11.
Microsoft Start is a unified brand for Microsoft's news service and a rebrand for MSN News and Microsoft News. The new name applies to all platforms, including the News apps on mobile.
This week in Microsoft news, Windows 11 Dev channel users start testing a new branch of early development builds, the company announces a hardware event for new Surface devices, and more.
Microsoft has taken some steps to decouple notifications and quick settings in Windows 11, but is it enough? Find out in our latest Closer Look article which discusses the associated changes.
Riot Games' Valorant now requires TPM 2.0 and Secure Boot to run. That's because the game's Vanguard anti-cheat engine now carries these requirements on Windows 11 to ensure secured systems.
Microsoft had pushed a promotional notification to Windows 11 users which is currently in beta. The notification left Explorer totally unresponsive and crashed the Start menu and Taskbar of Windows 11
The EdgeDeflector developer has released v 126.96.36.199 with a couple of bug fixes and support for .NET Framework 4.8. We figured it's also a good time to remind people you can use it in Windows 11 too.