We've already tested and published a full(it's familiar but fresh, with a ). You can expect a few new , and the is in a new place. However, it will not include one of the most anticipated updates: in its new app store. Microsoft also didn't offer a date for either, other than saying that it would roll out in a "preview" test "over the coming months," according to the post.
There's a lot to look forward to. But even if your device hasn't been prompted to update, you can still check to see if you meet the. Heads up, (you'll need to be running Windows 10 first to do so -- here's if you haven't yet). And just because you have a compatible Windows device doesn't mean you'll be able to run Windows 11 starting today.
Microsoft said the launch will be "phased and measured," withgetting the upgrade first and the rest getting offered the free upgrade sometime between October and mid-2022, depending on your hardware, age of device and other factors. You'll get a notification from Windows Update letting you know when Windows 11 is available to you, or you can check manually (here's more on before your system asks you to).
While you wait for Microsoft's new operating system to arrive, you can check to see(you'll need to be running Windows 10 first to do so -- here's if you haven't yet). But even if it isn't deemed compatible, there will be a way to that is not supported by Microsoft. And here's how to , if you'd rather not use Bing.
You also don't have to upgrade to Windows 11 right away if you don't want to --through October 2025.
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