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Windows 11 deep dive: How to use virtual desktops

Windows 11 is almost here. Microsoft has set the release date for October 5th, and soon many of us will be using the brand-new operating system. Windows 11 is different in many ways from Windows 10, so we're here to show you the ropes of this new OS. If you're a Windows Insider, you're probably...

Windows 11 deep dive: Checking out the new Photos app

Windows 11 is very close to its general release, with Microsoft setting the release date for October 5th. Soon, many of us will be using the brand-new operating system and there's a lot that's new, so it's good to be aware of how things work in this new version. For Windows Insiders, most of the...

Microsoft is rolling out Windows 11 app updates to the Beta channel

Today, Microsoft is releasing Windows 11 build 22000.194 to the Beta channel. First of all, there's not much that's new. Windows 11 is launching on October 5; it's safe to say that it's feature-complete. One thing that you'll find, however, is a bunch of Windows 11 app updates. These include Snipping Tool, Calculator, and Clock with...

Windows 11 VMs are going to require TPM 2.0

With all of the system requirement increases in Windows 11, one of the more prominent ones is TPM 2.0. However, that requirement is waived if you're installing the new OS in a virtual machine, allowing you to test it out on unsupported hardware, as well as run it on things like Apple's M1 Macs. That's going...

Windows 11 deep dive: Clock with Focus Sessions

Windows 11 is almost here. With the release date set for October 5th, soon many of us will be using the brand-new operating system. Windows 11 brings a lot of changes compared to Windows 10, so it's good to be aware of how things work in this new version. If you're a Windows Insider, you...

Windows 11 deep dive: Checking out the new Microsoft Store

Windows 11 is almost here. Microsoft has set the release date for October 5th, and soon many of us will be using the brand-new operating system. Windows 11 is different in many ways from Windows 10, so it's good to be aware of how things work in this new version. If you're a Windows Insider,...

Microsoft releases Windows 11 build 22458 to the Dev channel with fixes

It's Wednesday, and that means that it's time for a new Windows 11 Insider Preview build in the Dev channel. This week's build is 22458, and as usual, there isn't much that's new. In fact, most new features that show up in the Dev channel are going to show up after the new OS ships...

Windows 11 deep dive: Checking out the new Snipping Tool

Windows 11 is almost here. The release date is set for October 5th, and soon many of us will be using the brand-new operating system. Windows 11 is different in many ways from Windows 10, so it’s good to be aware of how things work in this new version. Windows Insiders can already try the...

Microsoft says it won’t support Windows 11 on M1 Macs

A Microsoft spokesperson has told The Register that running Windows 11 on a PC with an Apple M1 "is not a supported scenario". That's it; that's the story. The thing that wasn't supported with Windows 10, and Microsoft never promised to support, won't be supported with Windows 11. To be clear, that statement does not mean...

AMD Radeon Software 21.9.1 adds support for Windows 11

Today, AMD released a new version of its graphics driver and Radeon Software with support for Windows 11. The latest update, version 21.9.1, also adds support for a new auto overclocking feature on the latest AMD hardware. Support for Windows 11 means you can access all of the features included in AMD's Radeon Software if you're...

Firefox makes it easier to change the default browser on Windows 11

Mozilla has circumvented Microsoft's restrictions on setting a default browser on Windows 11, making it easier to use Firefox by default. This fights off one of the more annoying aspects of the new operating system, which tries to push users toward Microsoft Edge. If you're not aware, Microsoft has made it even harder to change default...

New Windows 11 Photos app is now rolling out, and you can download it

The new Windows 11 Photos app is now available, as some users on Reddit have begun receiving the update. Last week, Microsoft's Panos Panay teased the new app, saying it'd be coming to Insiders soon.  As expected, this update enables a few new features, but it also brings UI changes across the board. Overall, the new...