Windows 11 Release Date Set for October 5, No Android Apps Support at Launch Technology News

We are going to discuss the differences and similarities between 10 and 11. There have been design changes, interface changes, and nuanced changes that differentiate between the two versions. We are going to look at the pros and cons, what changes have been made since Windows 10, and what features have been added.

  • Or you can paste the image directly into an email, Slack message or Word doc.
  • Return to the Windows Updates section in the Settings app and check if a new update is available for your computer.
  • If your home has standard rough openings, you can choose from a variety of common windows that can be put right into those openings.

One of the more irksome things about Windows 10 is its inconsistent settings windows and dialogs. Sometimes you uninstall a program in the new Settings app, sometimes in the antiquated Control Panel. That inconsistency goes away in Windows 11—almost entirely. For some detailed controls, such as sound devices, you still see the content in the old style, though the window uses the new design. To check for Windows 11 compatibility, download and run the PC Health Check app, which will identify specific compatibility issues that prevent an upgrade. PCs purchased in 2016 or earlier are almost certain to be unsupported.

Windows 10 version history

After 25 years of service, Microsoft retired its Internet Explorer browser earlier this year, and even started redirecting users to the Edge browser. It is a privacy-focused browser and one of the best free privacy browsers for Windowswith more than 50 million active users. You can also use it in the private window with Tor connectivity that hides your IP address from ISP and websites which is a pretty good and unique feature. The download experience can also be enhanced with some simple tricks.

The only other repair option in Win10 is to do a Reset but the problem with this it will wipe out any installed software you have added but you do have the option of keeping/saving all your files etc. For users who already have an installed, activated copy of Windows 10, but would like a second copy setup maybe for compatibility purposes on a second drive or partition, there is a loophole available. I discovered that if you already installed and activated Windows 10 with a Digital License, you can do exactly that. Just install a second copy and it will activate without even asking questions.

) Work With a Licensed Technician to Ensure You Meet Safety Codes

This is part of Microsoft’s “Windows as a service” push, and it’s designed to ensure Windows 10 gets new features instead of the previous three-year cycle for Windows releases. The new preview version of the operating system changes the look of the sign-in screen as part of Microsoft’s Fluent Design System. It is a bid by the firm to help users focus more on signing in. Moreover, the installation process has been improved, with Microsoft claiming the time a device spends offline during October 2018 installation is shortened by up to 31% against the April update. The device can also wake from ‘sleep’ to perform updates when plugged in overnight and not on battery mode, and silence any audio so as not to wake up users.

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This opens Snip and Sketch with the full screenshot ready for annotating, editing, and sharing. On the right side of the toolbar, click Settings…, and change the “Number of recent screen captures to store” number. Open the program or screen that you want to take a picture of, making sure that any windows or items that you don’t want on-screen are out of the way. In Windows 8 Driversol., simply start typing snipping tool while on the Start screen and select it from the Search results. It’s typically found in the upper-right side of the keyboard, just right of the row of “Function” keys (e.g., F12) at the top of the keyboard.

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