By the middle of 2022, Microsoft plans to make Windows 11 available to all Windows 10 devices that qualify.
In India and throughout the world, Windows 11 is now ready for download. On eligible Windows 10 PCs, the new Windows operating system is now available as a free update. It will also come preinstalled on new Windows PCs/Laptops from companies including Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, and Lenovo. Along with standard desktops and laptops, it supports a range of form factors, including convertibles and 2-in-1 devices. It also works with a variety of semiconductors from AMD and Intel.
According to a blog post published by Microsoft, the company plans to make it available to all eligible Windows 10 devices by the middle of 2022. Meanwhile, the Windows 11 update will be available first for Windows 10 PCs that are less than a year old. Windows 11 is now pre-installed on new PC models from manufacturers such as Asus, HP, and Lenovo. More from partners like Acer and Dell will be available soon. Microsoft is also pre-installing Windows 11 on its new Surface tablets, which will be available in the United States starting today.
How to obtain the Windows 11 update:
Along with new PCs, Microsoft is gradually handing out Windows 11 to eligible PCs. Go to the Windows Update area of your PC to see if the Windows 11 update is available. You may also install Microsoft’s PC Health app on your PC. It will help you to see if your machine is eligible for the update whenever it arrives.
If your PC is eligible for Windows 11 but the update has yet to come, you may use Microsoft’s Installation Assistant to acquire the newest operating system. To use the Installation Assistant, just click the Download Now button and then follow the on-screen instructions.
Microsoft’s software website also offers the option of creating a bootable USB stick or DVD. You may also produce a Disk Image (ISO) that will be accessible on a bootable installation medium like a USB flash drive or DVD to assist you in installing the latest version on your computer.
The new version has a redesigned user interface with a prominently located Start menu, improved fonts, and notification sounds. Microsoft Teams is also integrated, allowing users to communicate with others via chat, phone, or video conversations. Snap Layouts and Groups in Windows 11 also help with multitasking. It also has a number of accessibility tools, like Narrator, Magnifier, Closed Captions, and Windows Speech Recognition, and supports multiple desktops.
It offers larger touch targets for newer form factors, as well as haptic feedback compatibility for stylus pens like the Surface Slim Pen 2.
There are other features specifically for PC players. DirectX 12, as well as the ability to set Auto HDR on and off, and DirectStorage, which assist in reducing game load times.
Additionally, Microsoft has pre-installed the Xbox software, which allows users to browse, download, and play over 100 PC games. The specialized software gives gamers access to Xbox Game Pass (additional subscription required), which gives them access to a library of games to play on their PCs.
Enterprises and students, in addition to normal consumers, can utilize Windows 11. Microsoft has made it possible for businesses to migrate their employees to the new Windows version via the cloud using Windows 365 or Azure Virtual Desktop.
In the future, it will get capabilities such as the ability to run Android apps. Microsoft showed dedicated access to Amazon Appstore within Microsoft Store during the launch, allowing new Android applications to be downloaded on Windows 11 PCs.
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