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Windows 11


Windows 11 is the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system, which is now available on many PCs. Below, you’ll find the latest news and discussion about Windows 11, along with helpful how-to guides compatibility information, and upgrade advice.

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Will my computer automatically update for daylight saving time?

Check out these solutions you can try if you're having trouble with your Windows or Mac automatically updating for daylight saving time.
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‘Compact Mode’ can’t fix the Xbox app. Here’s what could

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A major Windows update just launched. Here’s what’s new

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How to find your computer specs on Windows 11

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How to remove a login password on Windows 11

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Surprise: Windows 11 is doing much better than we thought

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I love Macs. But here are 5 reasons I keep coming back to Windows

The Command Prompt on screen during Windows 11 installation.

This simple keyboard shortcut could save you when installing Windows 11

One of the wallpapers from the Windows 11 sunset theme.

The best Windows 11 themes

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Here is how you can uninstall Windows 11

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Intel may have accidentally leaked the release date for Windows 12

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Windows 11 adoption is slowing, and we finally know why

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If you have an AMD GPU, stay away from the latest Windows Update

The latest Windows 11 update hasn't been too kind to the owners of AMD graphics cards.
Windows 11 set up on a computer.

How to use Passkeys in Windows 11

Passkeys are a great way to streamline your login for a range of services, and now you can store them on your PC too. Here's how to use them in Windows 11.
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I review laptops for a living, and these are the settings I change on every device

Windows 11 and MacOS have a seemingly endless array of settings to make for the best possible computing experience. Here are the ones I change first.
Microsoft Copilot allows you to ask an AI assistant questions within Office apps.

I saw the AI future of Windows 11, and it blew me away

We all know Microsoft is going deep on AI with Windows 11, but I never expected to enjoy that journey so much.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talks on stage during the Microsoft September event.

Microsoft September 2023 event: Copilot, Surface Laptop Studio 2, and more

Microsoft announced several new Surface laptops and a lot of AI-driven updates during its September Event. Here's what you need to know.
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How to join the Windows Insider program

The Windows Insider program is a great way to get access to Windows features before they're widely available, like Microsoft Copilot. Here's how to sign up.
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The latest Windows Update is reportedly causing Starfield problems

The latest Windows update appears to be filled with issues, ranging from poor performance in games to straight-up crashes and blue screens.
Cyberpunk 2077 running on the Asus ROG Ally.

Asus ROG Ally (Z1 Extreme) review: Is it still a killer handheld?

Now that the launch dust has settled, Asus' ROG Ally has seen a lot of changes, and they aren't all for the better.
The screen of the Surface Pro 9.

Windows 11 vs. Windows 10: finally time to upgrade?

With Microsoft slowing down support for Windows 10, is it finally time to upgrade to Windows 11? We break down all the differences.
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I hope Microsoft adds this rumored AI feature to Windows 11

AI is slowly making its way everywhere, and soon, it might be able to make your Windows 11 wallpapers look way cooler.
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I review PCs for a living — here are the apps I install on every device

As a reviewer, I use a lot of laptops, not just for reviews, but also for my day-to-day workflow. Here are the apps I install right away.
Blue screen of death on on TV.

MSI just fixed a massive problem affecting Intel’s best CPUs

MSI just managed to fix a major problem that got some users stuck in a spiral of computer crashes. Here's what you need to know to avoid this issue.
Using Windows 11 copilot to summarize a document.

How to use Microsoft Copilot in Teams, Powerpoint, Excel, and more

Microsoft Copilot is available through Microsoft 365 and Windows 11 now. Here's how to use it, and what you can do with the feature.
Android Apps on Windows 11.

How to install Android apps on Windows 11

Windows 11 supports Android apps through the Amazon Appstore, but getting everything set up is tricky. Here's how to install Android apps on Windows 11.
Keyboard on the Lenovo Slim Pro 9i.

I’m a Windows power user — here are the shortcuts I use the most

Windows 11 provides a plethora of shortcuts that can make your computing more efficient. Here are the ones I use the most.
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Windows 11 will finally respect your default browser — in Europe

Edge keeps popping up even after you've chosen another default browser. That will change in the future, but only if you live in Europe.
Windows 11 blue error crash screen.

Windows just gave us another reason not to download fresh updates

If you tend to download optional updates as soon as possible, Microsoft has just given you another reason not to do it.
A man sits, using a laptop running the Windows 11 operating system.

How to pin a website to the taskbar

The Windows 11 Start Menu and its taskbar are good for programs, but pinning websites is tricky. Learn to access sites via taskbar on Chrome, Firefox, and Edge.
The rumored Lenovo Legion Go console with two separate joysticks.

This Lenovo handheld combines the Steam Deck with the Nintendo Switch

Lenovo seems to be joining the handheld market with as a competitor to the Steam Deck, and now, we have the first images of the Lenovo Legion Go.
Windows 365 Switch being used with Task view.

This upcoming Windows 11 feature lets you switch to a cloud PC in seconds

Microsoft is testing a switch feature for its Windows 365 Cloud PC service with its Windows Insiders program.
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Microsoft leaked a tool that unlocks all of Windows 11’s hidden features

A leaked mechanism called StagingTool can activate or disable hidden and unannounced features within Windows 11 Insider Preview software.
Windows 11 on a tablet.

How to move the taskbar in Windows 11

One of the changes introduced in Windows 11 is a centered taskbar and Start menu. If you don't like it, here's how to move the taskbar in Windows 11.

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