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This Is How to Downgrade From Windows 11 to Windows 10

This Is How to Downgrade From Windows 11 to Windows 10

Microsoft has released Windows 11, and while its public reception is much better than that of, for example, Windows Vista, certain design changes have proven controversial. The design changes aside, the latest version of Windows may not run well on every machine, as well, leaving some users to regret the upgrade. The good news is that Windows 11 isn't permanent and, if necessary, it's possible to downgrade back to Windows 10.

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Google Play Games on Windows spells trouble for Amazon

Google Play Games on Windows spells trouble for Amazon

Even before Microsoft and Amazon announced their partnership to bring Android apps to Windows 11, creators have been working on ways to bridge the platforms. There are generic virtual machines, for example, but there are also more dedicated apps and services that try to simplify the process of installing and running Android apps on Windows. The most prominent of those products is perhaps BlueStacks, a service more geared toward games than every other sort of Android app. Google might be making that business obsolete next year when it brings Google Play Games, and therefore Android games, officially to Windows.

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7 Reasons to Stop Using Microsoft Edge

7 Reasons to Stop Using Microsoft Edge

Microsoft is one of the granddaddies of the tech world, and one of its biggest claims to fame was Internet Explorer. Of course, that is history, and IE, as it would be known, became more of a liability in recent years before it was finally put to rest. Microsoft initially struggled with creating something to fill in the big shoes left by Internet Explorer, but it almost struck gold when it finally decided to build upon the open source Chromium browser for Microsoft Edge. Unfortunately, much of the good faith that Edge was able to build up is now almost completely lost, and we're laying out the reasons why Microsoft Edge is something you'll want to avoid for now.

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All Windows PCs at risk after Microsoft fails to fix zero-day exploit

All Windows PCs at risk after Microsoft fails to fix zero-day exploit

Talos Security Intelligence & Research Group has published a new report detailing its discovery of a zero-day exploit impacting all Windows versions, including newly updated Windows 11 machines. The team describes this exploit as an "elevation of privilege vulnerability" that impacts Windows Installer, also noting some malware is already in circulation that targets this particular vulnerability.

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Windows 11 upgrade rollout is about to get more aggressive

Windows 11 upgrade rollout is about to get more aggressive

Given the brouhaha over the Windows 10 launch more than half a decade ago, it's a bit of a relief that Microsoft opted to be more cautious with Windows 11, at least at the start. It added a smidge of everyone's favorite magic sauce known as machine learning to determine which Windows 10 PCs are eligible to receive the upgrade. Now, however, it seems that the company is announcing that it will be pushing Windows 11 out faster than they previously planned, all thanks to the positive feedback that Microsoft says it has received.

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Windows 11 early problems and their easy fixes

Windows 11 early problems and their easy fixes

Microsoft has brought out a refreshing new take on the most used operating system in the world, and it is impressive! The operating system comes preinstalled in the latest PCs and Microsoft is also letting users upgrade their older OS - Windows 10 - to the latest version. Just like any other OS environment, Windows 11 has its share of minor issues that can give you headaches if not solved. Let’s check out some of the most common bugs users are reporting and how to fix them.

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iCloud for Windows 13 is done with your weak passwords

iCloud for Windows 13 is done with your weak passwords

Apple is back with another big update for its iCloud for Windows application, adding more robust security features and support for its ProRes/ProRAW formats. The version 13 update builds upon the big version 12.5 update Apple released back in August, the one that brought a proper iCloud Passwords app for Apple users who also have Windows devices.

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Start11 might give some Windows 11 users a bit of sanity

Start11 might give some Windows 11 users a bit of sanity

Since Windows 8 in 2012, Microsoft has been trying to change the venerable Start menu and has been met with so much backlash that forced it to compromise, one way or another. With Windows 11, however, it's finally setting its foot down on what the new Windows desktop experience would be like, without the option to go back to the old ways. Not unless you use some third-party utility, of course, like Stardock's Start11 that will let you partially bring back the old Start menu that, itself, was controversial in the first place.

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Windows 11 tip and tricks you want to know

Windows 11 tip and tricks you want to know

Windows 11 is currently rolling out as a free upgrade to existing users having eligible devices. The revamped operating system has loads of new productivity-enhancing features and a streamlined interface as compared to the outgoing Windows 10 OS. Truly, the ideal platform for home and office users to make work and creative life easier.

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Windows 11 is being made available to more Windows 10 PCs

Windows 11 is being made available to more Windows 10 PCs

Perhaps learning from its embarrassment over the Windows 10 launch a few years back, Microsoft is being less pushy about upgrading to Windows 11 this time around. Or perhaps it's because there are fewer computers that are actually eligible for the upgrade, which limits its potential reach in the first place. Either way, Microsoft is going about pushing the update slowly and surely, and it is now announcing that more Windows 10 users might see a notification that they can upgrade to Windows 11 already.

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Windows 11 “modern design” released for Windows 10

Windows 11 “modern design” released for Windows 10

If you're looking for a way to get just a taste of Windows 11 without taking the full dive, Microsoft has a way. Today Windows 10 Insiders have the ability to download and load the newest design for the Microsoft Store. It doesn't appear exactly as you'd see it with Windows 11, but it's close enough to get you ready to make that final leap.

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Acer Windows 11 laptops: The first three on the market

Acer Windows 11 laptops: The first three on the market

Today Acer announced that they'd be covering three key categories for initial hardware launches with Windows 11 onboard. The models fit in the categories Sustainable, Thin and Light, and Gaming. You've likely heard these names before - they're effectively tried-and-true models released now by Acer as Windows 11 heroes to lead the charge.

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