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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.

The System Settings app in macOS Sonoma, with the Screen Saver sub-menu open, allowing a user to choose a video screen saver.

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

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talks on stage during the Microsoft September event.

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

The Dell XPS 13 on a table with the Start Menu open.

How to join the Windows Insider program

A man walking into a dusty town on another planet in starfield.

The latest Windows Update is reportedly causing Starfield problems

Cyberpunk 2077 running on the Asus ROG Ally.

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

The screen of the Surface Pro 9.

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

A Windows 11 device sits on a table.

I hope Microsoft adds this rumored AI feature to Windows 11

A bird's eye view of a person working on a laptop.

I review PCs for a living — here are the apps I install on every device

Blue screen of death on on TV.

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

Using Windows 11 copilot to summarize a document.

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

Android Apps on Windows 11.

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.
Microsoft Edge appears on a computer screen with plants and a window in the background.

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.
Windows 11 device sitting on a stool.

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.
HP Pavilion Gaming Desktop on a desk with two monitors nearby displaying games and a keyboard and headset to the side.

This new Windows 11 feature is a great addition for PC gamers

The latest Windows 11 Insider Preview update brings exciting news for users with multiple high refresh rate monitors.
Person using Windows 11 laptop on their lap by the window.

How to convert HEIC to JPG on Windows 11

Converting a HEIC file to JPG only takes a few steps on Windows 11 and you can do it via the operating system's native apps or via a free web app. Here's how.
A USB-C hub hanging out of the Steam Deck.

How to install Windows on the Steam Deck

You can run Windows on the Steam Deck, but the process is a little involved. Here's how to install Windows 11 or 10 on your Steam Deck.
Windows 7 desktop.

Ranking all 12 versions of Windows, from worst to best

Microsoft has been making Windows operating systems for almost 40 years, and though they've improved, there have been some wins and duds. We rank them here.
A screenshot of Windows Copilot being used in the sidebar.

How to enable or disable ChatGPT from Windows taskbar

ChatGPT is built into Windows 11 through Bing search integration. You can turn it off if you don't want it, though. Here's how to disable ChatGPT in Windows 11.
Highlighting VBS is disabled in Windows 11.

How to disable VBS in Windows 11 to improve gaming

Windows 11's security features can cause a drop in gaming performance. If you want to make sure yours isn't impacted, here's how to turn off VBS in Windows 11.
Person using Windows 11 laptop on their lap by the window.

Common Windows 11 problems and how to fix them

Windows 11 is Microsoft's best and brightest operating system yet, but it still has problems. Here's how to fix some of the most common Windows 11 issues.
A person typing on a laptop that is showing the ChatGPT generative AI website.

ChatGPT can now generate working Windows 11 keys for free

A Twitter user has found a clever way to use ChatGPT to create free Windows 11 Pro keys with just a simple prompt -- but there’s a notable catch involved.
Switches on the Razer DeathStalker V2.

Windows 11 is about to make RGB peripherals way easier to use

A new Windows 11 Insider build adds support for Dynamic Lighting, which looks to unify the disparate RGB apps on PC.
microsoft teams communities update builds on easy collaboration

Microsoft Teams is getting new AI tools — and they’re free

Microsoft has updated its popular Communities features in Teams with more collaboration functions.
The Windows Backup App against a blurred background.

The new Windows 11 Backup App takes another cue from the Mac

Microsoft is taking a stab at its own version of Time Machine with a backup feature for Windows 11 that's currently being tested by developers.
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Microsoft teases design overhaul of major Windows 11 app

Microsoft teased a design overhaul that is coming to the Windows 11 File Explorer app in a future update.
Copilot in Windows being used in the side panel.

The Windows Copilot puts Bing Chat in every Windows 11 computer

At Build 2023, Microsoft has announced Windows Copilot, which integrates generative AI directly into the Windows 11 operating system.
The Phone Link app being used on a phone and laptop screen.

Windows 11 just gained one of the primary reasons to buy a Mac

The official Phone Link for iPhone update is now available for Windows 11, bringing iMessage to Windows.

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