Check out the Latest Features and How to Upgrade Devices to Windows 11

Check out the Latest Features and How to Upgrade Devices to Windows 11

Windows 11 that has been installed.

Microsoft's new operating system, Windows 11, which is the first major update since the release of Windows 10 in 2015, begins a phased rollout in early October 2021.

Even if only a few devices are compatible with this upgrade, you can still download Windows 11 to your device as long as the device is compatible with Windows 11.

If your device previously had Windows 10 as its operating system, Windows 11 will be available as a free upgrade for your device. But you may be wondering what features have changed, or what new things Microsoft will offer.

But if you haven't previously upgraded your Windows device to Windows 10, you should upgrade it before upgrading to Windows 11. You can still use Windows 10 at least until 2025 because Microsoft says there will be no more updates for Windows 10 after 2025.

Before you go through with your Windows 11 installation, let's take a look at the big changes Microsoft has made and explore what's the different. Read more in the following description!

Windows 11 New Features

  1. Design and Interface

Windows 11 now presents a new interface or interface that according to many users is said to be more like the interface display of the macOS operating system.

The look of the clear design is beautiful and combined with pastel colors and the dominance of blue. The iconic Start menu also moves to the center of the screen, along with the Taskbar. But you can also move it back to the left, like in Windows 10 if you want.

  1. Android Application Integration

The Android app is coming soon to the Windows 11 Microsoft Store, via the Amazon Appstore. This is of course progress regarding the integration of Android applications with the Windows operating system.

  1. Better Virtual Desktop Support

Windows 11 will allow you to organize virtual desktops in a way that is more similar to macOS, switching between multiple desktops at once for personal use, work, school, or gaming. Slightly different from Windows 10 which is a bit more difficult to set up and use.

  1. Easier Transition from Monitor to Laptop

This latest release of the OS includes features called Snap Groups and Snap Layouts, a collection of applications that you use frequently at once that sit on the taskbar, and can appear or be minimized at the same time for easier task switching for users.

  1. Microsoft Teams Added to Taskbar

Microsoft Teams is getting a facelift and will be integrated directly into the Windows 11 taskbar, making it easier to access (and a bit more like Apple's FaceTime). You'll be able to access Teams from Windows, Mac, Android, or iOS.

  1. Widgets

With Windows 11, you can now access widgets directly from the Taskbar and personalize them with whatever look you want.

  1. Enhanced Voice, Pen and Touchscreen

For tablets, Microsoft is aiming to improve the touch experience, with more space between icons on the taskbar.

Windows 11 also adds haptics to your digital pen or stylus pen, so you can hear and feel the vibrations when you use them to take notes or draw on your tablet. Windows 11 also supports typing using voice or dictation.

  1. Xbox Technology to Enhance Gaming Experience

Windows 11 will gain certain features found on Xbox consoles, such as Auto HDR and Direct Storage, to enhance gaming on your Windows PC. This means Windows 11 can integrate PC and Xbox consoles for Microsoft.

Well, that's the information and explanation about the various feature enhancements offered by Windows 11.

Interested in using or upgrading your device's operating system to Windows 11? But how? Check out the explanation of the steps below!

How to upgrade to Windows 11

Not long ago, Microsoft launched the latest version of Windows after upgrading Windows 10, namely Windows 11. Many Windows users would be interested in this new operating system from Microsoft. Then, how to update to Windows 11? Zapplerepair will cover that below.

  1. Check whether your device hardware is compatible with Windows 11, here are the requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz with Core 2 or more
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Storage (storage): at least 64 GB
  • Firmware: UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface)
  • TPM (Trusted Platform Module): version 2.0.
  • Graphics card: DirectX 12 or later, with WDDM 2.0 driver included.
  • Display: Support 720p, minimum screen diagonal size of 9" (inch), with 8 bits per color channel
  • Windows Version: Windows 10 2004 or later

You can also check the compatibility of your device by using the help of the PC Health application. To download, visit the following link. Then follow these steps:

  1. Look for Check for compatibility > click DOWNLOAD APP

  1. Do the installation as usual
  2. Open the PC Health Check application, click Check Now

  1. If your device supports and is compatible with Windows 11, a pop-up will appear with a green checkmark as shown below.

  1. Go to Settings > Windows Update > Check for updates

If an update to Windows 11 is available, click Download and install as usual by following the instructions provided. Now, your device has Windows 11 installed.

Thus, how to upgrade the device's operating system to Windows 11. Hopefully, the steps above can help!

Then, how can we upgrade the operating system if the Windows device we have is not compatible with the compatibility requirements specified by Windows 11?

Check out the description of the solution below!

How to Install Windows 11 on Unsupported Devices

Want to install Windows 11, but your device does not meet the minimum hardware requirements or is not compatible with Windows 11? Zapplerepair will discuss how to install Windows 11 on an unsupported device below.

Warning: You may encounter some problems after installation such as malfunctions, blue screen of death, device running sluggishly, and your device will not get the next update from Windows 11.

  1. Download ISO Windows 11

You can download the Windows 11 .ISO file installation package manually at the following link, then search for Download Windows 11 Disk Image (ISO), select Windows 11 > Download.

  1. Edit the Registry Editor built into Windows 10 to skip the CPU check process
  1. Run the application (Windows + R), type regedit
  2. Open the file path with the path Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Setup\MoSetup or copy and paste the file path under the menu bar box
  3. In the right pane, right-click an empty area
  4. Choose New > DWORD (32-bit) Value
  5. Name it AllowUpgradesWithUnsupportedTPMOrCPU
  6. Double-click the file, then fill in the value data with the number 1 > OK
  7. Click Yes on "Are you sure you want to continue?"
  8. Close Registry Editor, restart your device

3. Open the Windows 11 ISO file that was downloaded earlier. Follow the installation steps provided by Microsoft and listed on the screen.

Those are the solution steps to overcome the installation of Windows 11 that cannot be installed on unsupported or incompatible devices. Hope this article helps!

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