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Windows 11 TPM 2.0 requirement leaves many virtual machines out in the cold

To say that Microsoft’s minimum system requirements for Windows 11 were a mess might be a bit of an understatement. Less than a month before its formal launch, the company is still clarifying the conditions that will make a computer eligible for that upgrade. Sometimes, those clarifications can significantly change the game for some users…

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The best Windows backup software

Updated The best programs for keeping your data and Windows safely backed up. Rob Schultz/IDG Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Table of Contents Show More We need backup software for our PCs because our storage drives won’t last forever. Backup software ensures we’re…

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Windows 11 will remain an ‘unsupported scenario’ on Apple Silicon hardware

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Windows 11 won’t support Apple’s M1 Macs, but you might be able to run it

Parallels has said that Windows 11 on M1 Macs will be supported the day that Windows 11 launches. Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Windows 11 won’t be officially supported on Apple M1 Macs, dashing the hopes of those who hoped to pair Apple’s…

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Your M1 Mac Won’t Run Windows 11

A lot of M1 Mac users were hoping they’d be able to run Windows 11 on their computers. While the preview versions of Windows 11 ran with Parallels Desktop, it doesn’t look like the final release will be supported. Microsoft recently told The Register that running the ARM version of Windows 11 on M1 Macs is not…

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Windows Subsystem for Android performance benchmarks look promising

One of Windows 11’s biggest highlights won’t be available when the newest version of Windows launches next month. While end users will probably have to wait until next year to see Android apps running on Windows in action, Insiders might be getting a preview earlier than expected. It seems that Microsoft is preparing what it…

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How to Make Windows Terminal Always Open With Command Prompt on Windows 11

Windows Terminal is an amazing app in Windows 11 that allows you to access different types of command shells all in one place. It opens with PowerShell by default, but if you’d rather have new tabs open Command Prompt instead, it’s easy to change. Here’s how. First, run Windows Terminal. You can find it quickly…

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Why Windows 11 is more than just a Windows 10 reskin

Windows 11 is, for the most part, a visual update to Windows 10. It’s the same operating system under the hood, just with new features and an updated look. Despite being built on the same OS, Microsoft has said that Windows 11 will feature various optimizations, and now, we know what those optimizations are. In…

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Windows 11 performance improvements will make your PC feel even faster

The official Windows 11 rollout will start in less than a month. That’s when the new operating system will exit beta, and eligible users will be able to upgrade their devices. Aside from all the novel features built into the new Windows release, Microsoft says Windows 11 should make your PC feel even faster. Microsoft…

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How Windows 11 will speed up your slow PC

If your PC feels faster, is it faster? That’s Windows 11’s aim with some smart under-the-hood tweaks. Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Windows 11 sure looks different, but under-the-hood performance improvements may make it feel different, too—specifically in how the operating system handles…