That’s in addition to calling and texting from the big screen. You get desktop notifications from any app with messaging and can respond within the notification. Read how to make the connection in How to Connect Your Android Phone to Your Windows 11 PC. Windows still offers multiple virtual desktops, something I find incredibly useful for separating work apps and websites from personal ones. I either press Ctrl–Windows Key–Arrow to move back and forth between them or the Windows Key–Tab keyboard shortcut to choose one from Task View.
We’re looking at a similar thing with the Corona benchmark, though overall Windows 11 without VBS enabled produced the best result, beating Windows 10 by a 5% margin. This time enabling VBS reduced performance by 8%, which is getting up there and becoming noticeable. The 7-Zip file manager compression performance is similar between Windows 10 and Windows 11 again, with both OS running with VBS disabled. However, enabling VBS does reduce Windows 11 performance with the 12700KF by 10%. For this 12th-gen testing we’re sticking with DDR4 memory by using the MSI Z690 Tomahawk Wi-Fi DDR4. We’ve also included the Ryzen X Windows 11 results for reference only.
It starts with some gorgeous new wallpapers, though the more attention-grabbing change is the Start Menu located in the center of the Taskbar. Shifting the icons over hasn’t impacted my workflow in any measurable way, but I prefer the more symmetrical look. Microsoft makes it easy to shift the Start Menu back to the left side of the Taskbar. To even run Windows 11, your PC needs to comply with the recommended system requirements. You need to have at least an 8th Gen Intel Core processor , or AMD’s Ryzen 2000 or later.
- MiniTool ShadowMaker helps to back up system and files before the disaster occurs.
- You don’t want to run into any potentially serious problems when updating or upgrading something on your PC.
- For example, with the ribbon in Windows 10’s File Explorer, you can find the options to open the navigation pane or details pane under the View tab.
Visuals…entire theme is similar to Mac OS In the article website Windows Explorer was also mentioned. Microsoft created Explorer, but has never fully understood it’s potential. For over a decade I have used a Windows Explorer replacement called Directory Opus.
Prevent Users from changing Color and Appearance in Windows 11/10
Everything you need is right up front, without having to click through multiple menus. Even with those big changes, Microsoft’s not done with the Start Menu. Much like Windows 10 always evolved, Windows 11 will be getting once-a-year updates. Addressing missing features from Windows 10, you’ll soon be able to add folders to the Start Menu, see more of your pinned apps, and get a shortcut to the sign-in options page. According to Windows Central, Microsoft is switching back to its old three-year release date rhythm, meaning a Windows 11 successor could arrive soon. Dubbed “next valley”, insiders say the company’s next major operating system should arrive in 2024, while planned Sun Valley 3 features will now be included as part of the upcoming Sun Valley 2 update.
Broadcasted on KSQD covering central California for over two years. You’ll see this option under the Compressed Folder Tools tab and clicking it prompts a window to pop up. If your laptop has a removable battery, it may be under the battery. If there’s some sort of compartment you can open, it might be in there.