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What is the future of Windows 10 after the announcement of Windows 11

What is the future of Windows 10 after the announcement of Windows 11

 What is the future of Windows 10 after the announcement of Windows 11

With Microsoft's announcement of Windows 11 last week, many questions arose about the future release of the current operating system Windows 10.

The current version has proven to be one of the best versions throughout its history, with it installed on more than one billion computers in the world, with a usage rate of more than 78 percent.

Microsoft has been keen to provide many features through the release of the current operating system every six months through major updates.

Microsoft notes that this release is intended to be much more than a typical update.

The most notable changes in Windows 11

Based on what was shown at the announcement event, there's a big visual update coming with Windows 11. The new Start menu is probably the most obvious change.

The menu uses machine learning to display the documents and apps you use most frequently to help you get started faster.

The same is true for the improvements made to the long-existing Virtual Desktops feature.

The Snap Groups feature is very useful as it allows you to group all the windows and applications associated with a project.

Corona pandemic effect

Panos Panay, Chief Product Officer at Microsoft, points out that it is impossible to ignore the effects of the Corona pandemic on the way we work, and how we interact with the people around us.

In this regard, the integration of Microsoft Teams video calling app for consumers into Windows 11 makes sense.

This gives users the same quick chat capabilities that Apple offers with the iMessage app on Mac.

One of the most notable changes through Microsoft Teams is the Driving Teams Chat feature in the new taskbar.

This feature simplifies using the app with the option to switch to one or multiple screens for communication.

Windows 11 is also faster and uses less power. It brings a new update process with 40 percent smaller files that must happen in the background.

New Store for Windows

Another major change is the completely redesigned Microsoft Store, where the Store is open to all Windows packages.

This includes support for Win32 and Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) so that you don't need to re-create the app for inclusion in the Store.

To simplify installation, Microsoft has added a popup in its browser that lets you search for the app in the Store and install it with a single click.

Another big change is that the Microsoft Store now offers support for Android apps through the Amazon Store.

Windows 11 is a service, not a produc

In order to continue its paradigm of turning the operating system into a service rather than a product. Existing Windows 10 PCs are automatically eligible for the free upgrade.

However, there are new minimum requirements to run Windows 11, so the company has released a free tool called PC Health Check.

The tool lets you know if your computer is ready to run the version. While the latest computers meet processor, memory, and storage requirements, the graphics card needs to support DirectX 12. Your computer must have the second version of the TPM 2.0 chip.


Windows 11 updates are different from Windows 10, as they switch to an annual update model with 24 months of support for each Home and Pro editions.

Enterprise and Education editions receive support for 36 months, in order to make it easier for users to know which edition they are running.

The future of Windows 10

Windows 10 won't shut down, but users get a small update called 21H2. With the important requirements of Windows 11, it seems likely that the company will have to update the two versions in parallel for some time.

But the main challenge when upgrading to this version is that your computer has an 8th generation or later Intel processor, or an equivalent AMD or Arm processor.

What is the future of Windows 10 after the announcement of Windows 11

Windows 10 won't shut down, but users get a small update called 21H2. With the important requirements of Windows 11, it seems likely that the company will have to update the two versions in parallel for some time.

But the main challenge when upgrading to this version is that your computer has an 8th generation or later Intel processor, or an equivalent AMD or Arm processor.

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