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This guide will show you how to create a Windows 11 version 23H2 installation USB using Rufus. This app is currently your only option since Microsoft has yet to update the MCT app with new ISOs.
Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 7 and 8 keys can no longer activate any Windows 11 edition or version, not just Canary builds, as reported in September. However, Windows 10 keys are still valid.
VeraCrypt is a free encryption application that is pretty hardy. The app has received its latest update which brings several new features and improvements on Windows, macOS, as well as on Linux.
According to Valve, Windows 11's Steam market share decreased to 37.43% in September 2023. Meanwhile, Windows 10 raised to 57.97%, gaining almost 2 points and remaining the dominant choice.
StatCounter has published its September 2023 report with the latest stats about desktop operating systems. According to the data, Windows 11's market share is unchanged and not going anywhere.
Bad news for those planning to activate Windows 11 with a Windows 7 or 8/8.1 key: users noticed that the latest Windows 11 preview builds no longer allow activation with old license keys.
The latest Microsoft Edge 107 update is only available on Windows 10 and 11. However, Microsoft has also prepared a small browser update for those still using Windows 7, 8, and 8.1.
NTDEV, best known for developing the TinyOS mod of Windows 10, has posted a video showing Windows 11 running Windows 10, which runs Windows 8.1, which runs Windows 8, which runs Windows 7.
If you like to customize and modify your Windows, you may have heard of WinPaletter. This third-party software has received its latest stable update and it brings forth several major improvements.
Statcounter's August 2023 report is now available, which means we can check out Windows 11's growth (or decline) and see how Microsoft's latest operating system compares to its predecessors.
Statcounter's latest operating system report is here with new details about various Windows versions. According to the July 2023 report, almost 24% of all customers use Windows 11.
Microsoft had quietly blocked Windows 11 in-place upgrades from Windows 8.1 on the Dev Channel somewhere in the middle of last year. However, some underlying changes made have revived it.
Nvidia, last month, released its updated firmware update tool for all 64-bit Windows versions. It fixes black screens and system hang issues if users are running incompatible firmware on older cards.
The latest Microsoft Weekly recap is here, covering the most recent stories about Windows 11, redesigned File Explorer, Xbox accessories, Bing, app updates, preview builds, and more.
Google is discontinuing its Drive desktop app for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. Also, 32-bit Windows users cannot access the cloud app. Here are the details about the Drive support for Windows.
Microsoft recently revealed that more than one billion computers run its operating system. But how many of those are using Windows 11? The latest Statcounter report has the answers.
Mozilla has finally announced the end of support date for its browser on now-dead Windows versions. If you run Windows 7, 8, or 8.1, rest assured, knowing Firefox will be getting updates for a while.
Microsoft has confirmed that a rather ancient firmware-related SATA disk drive bug, that affected Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 and Windows 7, will haunt computers running Windows 11 too.
Slow but steady, Windows 11 continues growing and gaining more users. Statcounter's latest report shows that the latest Windows instalment has just crossed its all-time high mark of 23%.
Welcome back to another edition of Microsoft Weekly where we recap all the important events that happened in the Redmond technology giant's universe in the past few days. Dive right in!
Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 support for Steam client is ending next year. First announced last month via the beta update, Valve is now pushing this end of life alert to all users.
The latest edition of Microsoft Weekly contains all you would need to know about the latest events that transpired in the world of Microsoft during the past week, dive right in without further ado!
Multi-monitor software utility DisplayFusion has received a major update recently. With this update comes full support for Windows 11 but support for Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 has been dropped.
The latest edition of Microsoft Weekly packs news items related to "Windows 12" leaks, some hidden capabilities in Windows 11, and a bunch of app updates, with a sprinkle of Windows 7 news.
The latest StatCounter data reveals Windows 11's continuous growth. According to the March 2023 report, Windows 11 now has almost 21% of the market, while Windows 10 also keeps gaining users.
Nvidia has released a couple of drivers today for Kepler-based GeForce GTX 600 and 700 series cards. However, these drivers are not your usual Game Ready drivers but are important security updates.
While the older versions of Plex Media Server that support the older operating systems will still continue to work, future versions will move on to more recent OSs from Microsoft and Apple.
Mozilla has confirmed that the organization does not plan to end Firefox support on the now-dead Windows 7 and 8.1 operating systems. The browser will remain supported for more than one year from now.
Windows 7 and Windows 8 users will lose access to their Steam games if they don't switch to using a more modern operating system. Valve is dropping support for three legacy platforms soon.
Our latest edition of Microsoft Weekly is jampacked with news about Microsoft handing out free USBs to Insiders, the integration of AI in even more Redmond products, and pirated Windows (!).
Microsoft has announced that support for Power BI Desktop in Windows 8.1 will be ending next year, with the platform being available for only Windows 10 and newer versions after that.
Statcounter's February 2023 report is here with the latest details about the desktop operating systems market. According to the findings, Windows 11 is now almost on every fifth PC.
According to the latest report from Statcounter, Windows 11 has crossed the 18% mark. The operating system continues its way up the ladder, although the current king of the hill is not giving up.
Windows 11 is now finally being offered to both my work and personal Windows 10 PCs but I've been struggling to convince myself to upgrade to the latest OS. Find out why in my latest piece.
Join us in a jampacked week in a new edition of Microsoft Weekly as we recap all the important stuff from the world of the Redmond tech giant, including the death of Windows 8.1 and a Teams paywall.
Chrome 109 is the last version of the browser to support Windows 7 and 8.1, has an alternative implementation for third-party cookies, MathML, and a way for developers to monitor CPU utilization.
Microsoft has released the final Patch Tuesday updates for Windows 7 (KB5022338) and Windows 8.1 (KB5022352). Unfortunately, they both include known issues which will now never be addressed.
As of today, January 10, 2023, Microsoft is terminating support for Windows 8.1. This means that the operating system will no longer receive security updates and technical support.
Join us in the first edition of Microsoft Weekly for 2023 as we recap all the important Redmond-specific news items from the past few days including new builds, app updates, and Bing on steroids.