Did you know you can now upgrade your device to Windows 11?
Let me introduce you to our Windows 11 cheat sheet!
It has everything you need to know about it before you decide to upgrade!
What is Windows 11?
Microsoft unveiled on June 24, 2021 their newest operating system, Windows 11, almost six years after Windows 10.
Windows 11 will offer several updates and new features such as a simpler design for ease of use and an increase of productivity.
As of October 5th 2021 Windows 11 is available and accessible to the general public assuming your device meets the requirements.
Your device needs to be running Windows 10 version 2004 or later in order for you to upgrade to this operating system. For more specific requirements please contact our team.
What are the Advantages and Disadvantages?
Windows aesthetics have improved with a new Glass designed UI and a centralised task bar in order to improve the start menu and user experience
The best new OS for Windows devices, the operating system is faster than Windows 10.
Android Apps have also been added and so you can now get all android apps you had on your phone now on your Windows device.
Improved gaming performance
Pre installation of Microsoft Teams and so you can chat with text, voice, or video with friends and contacts with a click of the Taskbar
If you are using an old processor (anything under 6th gen) then you may not be able to upgrade to Windows 11 due to some of the system and desktop requirements listed by Microsoft. You may also need to consider your current device because it needs to be running Windows 10 2004 or later for this to be successful. A DirectX 12-capable GPU is also required for this upgrade as well as 8GB RAM.
Removal of Skype and Cortana- these applications have been removed. They are still available as an application to download.
Less Taskbar- the task bar is still a very good feature however from a usability experience it has been downgraded, you are now no longer able to move the task bar it is permanently reduced to the bottom of the screen and the space within this has also reduced.
There is a possibility that you will not be able to use Windows 11 even after having a capable GPU on your computer. Microsoft has stated that Windows 11 needs new hardware for the best experience. The main issue is the TPM 2.0 chips which are only being found and installed within new processors and so this is encouraging Microsoft customers to upgrade their hardware to fit this new OS upgrade.
You can also go back!
Open Settings app on your Windows 11, go to System > Recovery.
Under Recovery options, click Go back. 2. Now Go back to Windows 10 screen should appear.
If this does not work or you need any further assistance please contact one of our team members