Windows 11 release date: Η Microsoft he said yesterday, Tuesday 31 August, that its new operating system, Windows 11, released on October 5. The company will start offering free upgrades to Windows 11 on all computers that qualify for the long-awaited operating system.
Windows was first released in 1985 and are still a key part of Microsoft's business, and they are the most popular operating system on computers. Windows alone has brought in billions of dollars in revenue to Microsoft. A successful release of Windows 11 could further secure the future of the franchise.
According to the general manager of Windows marketing, Aaron Woodman, Microsoft will use on-device data and other factors to determine which devices will receive the upgrade offer first.
On computers with Windows 10, have the necessary components to run Windows 11, the Windows Update feature will display an alert when the upgrade will be available. Users can also see for themselves if the update is available by going to "Settings> System> Windows UpdateOn their computers.
Woodman pointed to a variety of Windows 10 computers that users can purchase and upgrade to Windows 11 later. Some of these computers are Dell XPS 13, HP Specter x360, Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i Pro, and Microsoft Surface Pro 7.
Windows 11 brings one more modern look, with rounded corners and application icons displayed in the center of the taskbar. The new sounds are designed to be less annoying. Microsoft has also redesigned the Start menu, App Store, and Settings. In addition, Android apps will be available through the Amazon Appstore. This update comes as Microsoft faces competition from Chromebooks that use Google's Chrome OS and can run Android applications.
However, it is not certain that everyone will want to upgrade their computers to Microsoft's new operating system, as its predecessor, Windows 10, is still very popular. Microsoft released Windows 10 in 2015 and has since become the most popular PC operating system in the world. Microsoft will continue to supports Windows 10 until 2025 and the company advises users to use them if their computers can not run Windows 11 or if they do not want to buy a new computer.
On June 24, Microsoft announced Windows 11 as the successor to Windows 10 and four days later made it available to testers enrolled in Windows Insider program. Since then, Microsoft has released seven additional updates that include feature changes and enhancements and bug fixes. Now the company is preparing to make a final version of Windows 11 that will be available to more customers, while it has asked device manufacturers to sell new computers running the new operating system.
Microsoft expects that All devices that meet the requirements of Windows 11 will receive a free upgrade by mid-2022.