Microsoft has officially launched Windows 11, which promises to bring new features to the system. The software update will be made available free of charge and gradually to all users of the previous version, Windows 10.
The update brings sharp differences in design, as well as support for Android apps, a custom dashboard, different system sounds, easier integration of Microsoft Teams, and even new technologies that promise to please gamers.
For those who want to buy new hardware, using this software, such as Lenovo . Notebookand Samsung and other brands or computers that contain Microsoft software, the new version of the system will be available from 2022.
But what’s new in Windows 11?
The start button, which allows the user to open programs, is no longer located in the left corner of the screen, but in the center. The user still has full access to the dashboard to access programs, communication applications such as Teams, and other functions.
The taskbar also comes with Office 365, which connects directly to the cloud, which will show you the most recent files. Besides, the system also has “Snap” technology, which allows the user to open other programs, without making this mess, leaving them side by side, separated by tasks.
Three innovations in this new version, Windows 11, promise to delight gamers, precisely because they significantly increase the performance of your PC or laptop to play games.
With DirectX 12 Ultimate there are immersive graphics with high frame rates in games. There is also Direct Storage, which is well known to Xbox users, which makes loading games more detailed. And last but not least, Auto HDR, which allows for a greater number of colors and resolutions.
How do I know if my computer supports the update?
For Windows 10 users, finding out if your PC is compatible with the new version is very simple – you just need a PC or laptop and follow this step by step.
1. Download the PC Health Check software available from the Microsoft website.
2. Open the tool and click on “Check Now”.
3. Right after that, it will show whether the PC is compatible or not.
If your PC isn’t compatible, don’t despair, as Windows has also promised to support with security updates for Windows 10 until 2025 — not only did they offer the exact date when they would stop.
And if it is compatible, how to update?
If it supports the new version, you can check that you have access to the update. see below.
1. Check the Start Menu for updates.
2. In the new window, click the Check button to see if there are any new updates.
3. If Windows 11 is available, the computer will display an option to download and install the new system.
Before performing the migration to the new system, it is best to back up your files to avoid losses during installation.
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