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Should I install Windows 11 version 22H2 on my PC?

Microsoft is gearing up to release Windows 11 version 22H2, the first major update to Windows 11 since it originally made its debut on October 5th, 2021. This update comes with a slew of changes, including new features, design tweaks, and improvements to existing functionality. If you're wondering whether you should install the 22H2 update...

Windows 11 Update Tracker: Download and Install the latest Windows 11 update

The Windows 11 rollout is going full steam ahead. Microsoft's next major update for consumers — Windows 11 version 22H2 — is already available via the Release Preview channel. However, the OS hasn't been without issues and the Redmond tech giant is well aware of this fact. The company is periodically rolling out updates for...

Windows 11 build 25145 brings OneDrive subscription management to Settings

Microsoft is rolling out a new build of Windows 11 to Insiders in the Dev channel, this time bringing it to build number 25145. This new build comes with a few new features, including improvements to Narrator, and OneDrive subscription management in the Settings app. The later of those things is an expansion of the Microsoft...

June Patch Tuesday updates break Wi-Fi hotspots on Windows 11

Microsoft has confirmed an issue with the most recent Windows updates, which can cause Wi-Fi hotspots to stop working on some PCs. The issue happens after installing the Patch Tuesday updates released earlier this week on June 14th, and it affects almost every version of Windows that's still supported. That includes Windows 11, which was...

Windows 11 build 22000.766 is in Release Preview with search highlights

Today, Microsoft is releasing Windows 11 build 22000.766 to the Release Preview channel of the Windows Insider Program. It's basically a preview of a preview update, with the one that non-Insiders get being available later on this month. KB5014668 also contains quite a bit. The key new feature is called search highlights. Insiders in other channels...

The Xbox app now tells you if games will run well on your PC

Microsoft has updated the Xbox app for PC for the month of June, and it comes with a couple of UI updates. Most notably, the app can now tell you whether a given game will run well on your PC by checking its specs and comparing the performance of that game on similarly-specced PCs. Developers often...

Windows 11 version 22H2: Everything that’s new in the upcoming update

It's been about a year since Windows 11 was first introduced to the public, with a full release happening on October 5th, 2021. One year later, while Windows 11 has already evolved in many ways for general users, it's about to change a whole lot more. Microsoft is preparing to release Windows 11 version 22H2,...

Can the MacBook Air (2022) run Windows? Yes, but it takes some work

Apple recently introduced the second generation of Apple Silicon, starting with the Apple M2 chip. This new processor is debuting inside the all-new MacBook Air, and it delivers some big performance improvements over the previous generation. But Apple Silicon is still relatively new, and there's a lot that's different with this Arm-based architecture. So, you...

Microsoft releases Windows 11 build 25140 in the Dev channel with fixes

Microsoft is rolling out a new build of Windows 11 for Insiders enrolled in the Dev channel, bringing the build number up to 25140. After last week's build introduced tabs in File Explorer, this update is far tamer, focusing on fixes for various issues. There is a more visible improvement, and it has to do with...

Visual Studio 2022 preview now runs natively on Windows 11 Arm devices

Microsoft has released Visual Studio 2022 17.3 Preview 2 today, and it's the first version of Visual Studio to run natively on Arm devices running Windows 11. Microsoft announced an Arm version of Visual Studio at Build last month, and now, curious developers can try it for themselves. This is a big step in enabling...

Microsoft releases Windows 11 build 22000.739 with Windows Spotlight

It's the second Tuesday of the month, and that makes it Patch Tuesday. Every month on Patch Tuesday, every supported Microsoft product gets updated, usually with security fixes and the like. Lately though, the Windows 11 update has been adding the odd new feature. With this month's update, it's adding Windows Spotlight. This is something that...

Windows 11 22H2 gets its first update since RTM in the Beta channel

It's been over a month since Windows Insiders have seen any action in the Beta channel. Back in May, Microsoft released Windows 11 build 22621, and that ended up being the RTM build for Windows 11 version 22H2. Now, that build is getting its first cumulative update, bringing it to build 22621.160. Although build 22160...