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Windows 11 product satisfaction is highest of all Windows, says Microsoft

3 monthes ago   |   By Windows Central

Microsoft appreciates the cooperation.
What you need to know
Windows 11 was publicly released on October 25, 2021.
Since then, Microsoft's been pushing for the adoption of its latest operating system.
Now, the tech giant has confirmed Windows 11 upgrade offer adoption is happening at twice the rate of Windows 10 and that the W11 offer is entering its final phase of availability.
Since its October 25 launch, Microsoft has worked hard to get Windows 11 onto as many PCs as possible. Evidence of this can be found in the company's rigorous marketing push as well as its upgrade offer...
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Windows 11 had a big four months. Here's what's coming next

Windows 11 had a big four months. Here's what's coming next

3 monthes ago   |   By Digital Trends

It's been four months since Windows 11 was released, and Microsoft is now talking about what's coming up next for the operating system.
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Android apps come to Windows 11 in 'preview' next month

Android apps come to Windows 11 in 'preview' next month

3 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

You won't have to run an unpolished beta to try Android apps on Windows 11. Microsoft's Panos Panay has teased the release of a Windows 11 public preview in February that will bring Android apps to the Microsoft Store. The company didn't say how many apps would be available in this test, but they'll be titles you would find in the Amazon Appstore. The preview should still be helpful if you're content to stick to Windows apps. You can expect taskbar upgrades that include call mute controls, simpler window sharing and weather. Microsoft has redesigned the Media Player and Notepad apps, too...
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Windows 11 is getting new Taskbar and app experiences next month

Windows 11 is getting new Taskbar and app experiences next month

3 monthes ago   |   By Windows Central

Android apps, Taskbar improvements, and updated app UIs are coming next month.
What you need to know
Microsoft will bring new improvements to Windows 11 next month.
Improvements include updates to Taskbar, in-box apps, and Android support
No word yet on what day these updates will begin rolling out.
Microsoft has today announced that it plans to begin shipping a handful of new updates and experiences for Windows 11 customers next month, including improvements to the Taskbar, new Notepad and Media Player experiences, and even a public preview of Windows 11's Android app support feature...
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How to split your screen on Windows 11

3 monthes ago   |   By Digital Trends

Windows 11 takes the excellent Snap Assist functionality of Windows 10 and bumps it up a notch. Here we explain how to split your windows in Windows 11.
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Three ways to tell Windows 11 not to download updates

Three ways to tell Windows 11 not to download updates

3 monthes ago   |   By Windows Central

Do you want to disable Windows 11 automatic updates? Here are three ways to do this.
Windows 11 receives maintenance and security updates automatically every month and as required to patch vulnerabilities, fix bugs, improve the overall performance, and add new features. Although this approach keeps devices updated with the latest bits, it's one of the most frustrating features since the quality control of updates has been questionable.
This is not only because they still require a restart to finish applying the changes that can disrupt your workflow but also because the number of updates...
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Windows 11 frame rate stuttering reported by some users with AMD CPUs

Windows 11 frame rate stuttering reported by some users with AMD CPUs

3 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

Some Windows 11 users are running into trouble with sporadic stuttering issues , which according to reports are related to AMD processors and the necessary TPM security required by Microsoft's newest operating system. Specifically, on AMD PCs, there's an implementation of TPM which is fTPM - meaning it's integrated in firmware, rather than on a separate TPM module - and this is what folks who are affected believe is causing the issue, finding that when it's turned off in the BIOS, the stuttering disappears. Unfortunately, some people don't have the option to turn off fTPM - that switch...
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Windows 11 or Windows 10 is now on more than 1.4 billion devices

Windows 11 or Windows 10 is now on more than 1.4 billion devices

3 monthes ago   |   By Windows Central

There's roughly one device running Windows 11 or Windows 10 for every six people on the planet.
What you need to know
There are now more than 1.4 billion monthly active devices running either Windows 11 or Windows 10.
People using Windows 11 engage with the Microsoft Store almost three times as much as Windows 10 users.
Microsoft was able to ship more devices than expected, which contributed to Surface revenue growing 8%.
Microsoft released its FY22 Q2 earnings report this week. The report shares key insights about a strong quarter in which the Redmond-based tech giant brought in $51.7...
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