Having our operating system updated is key to being able to fully enjoy all the functionalities of our computer. If you have a Windows PC, you’re in luck: Windows 11 is now available!
The new Microsoft environment comes with a great objective under its arm: to promote the productivity and creativity of its users. And all this within a package of the most interesting novelties. We tell you!
The News Of Windows 11, Are They Worth It?
Windows 11 comes with a facelift compared to its predecessor, Windows 10. But it’s not all aesthetic changes: Microsoft has also taken care to include new features beyond. We explain some of them:
New Start Menu
The start menu and shortcuts to pinned applications are now placed in the center of the taskbar, although you can move it to the left without problem. In addition, the design is much cleaner, combining a system of shortcuts to applications pinned on it and another system of recommended applications. But don’t worry, since you can also search for your applications in the usual search engine.
Unified Experience Across All Devices
Thanks to the cloud and Microsoft 365, the new Home Button will show you your recent files regardless of the computer you edited them on … Even if they’re Android or iOS!
New (And better!) Microsoft App Store
The Microsoft Apps ecosystem in Windows 11 is more open for developers and creators, but also has a faster and more secure experience for professionals. As news, there will also be new applications for Android that can even be downloaded from the Amazon Appstore.
Teams Integration In The Taskbar
Your meetings won’t have to wait anymore, because Windows 11 lets you instantly connect to Microsoft Teams via text, rich chat, voice, or video with anyone across Windows, Android, and iOS.
New More Minimalist And Organized Design
Windows 11 is characterized by a clean design and resurrected rounded edges on all windows. In addition, you will be the king of multitasking with the new desktop organization to have your windows grouped according to the task you are performing.
Windows 11 has a huge commitment to data security. In fact, it is a ‘Zero Trust’ ready operating system, which protects data and access on all devices. On the other hand, it also has elements such as Microsoft Endpoint Manager, cloud configuration, Windows Update for companies and Autopilot, which allow a natural integration of W11.
What Is The Price Of Windows 11?
Windows 11 is available for download starting October 5, 2022. In fact, upgrading your computer from Windows 10 to Windows 11 is… completely free .
Although, yes, your PC must meet a series of hardware and software requirements to be able to support the installation of Windows 11.
How To Install Windows 11? Windows 11 requirements
As we have already told you, to install Windows 11 your computer must meet a series of requirements .
Therefore, only Windows 10 PCs that are running the latest version of Windows 10 and meet the minimum hardware specifications can be upgraded. If you eventually have a Windows 10 PC that’s eligible for the upgrade, you’ll get a notice from Windows Update when the installation is available for download.
We get a little technical, the hardware requirements to be able to install this new version include:
- Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with 2 or more cores in a compatible 64-bit processor or system on a chip (SoC).
- Memory: 4GB RAM
- Storage: 64 GB or more storage device.
- System firmware: UEFI, Secure Boot supported.
- TPM: Secure Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0.
- DirectX 12 or later compatible graphics card with WDDM 2.0 driver.
- Screen Resolution: High Definition (720p) display larger than 9″ diagonal, with 8-bit color channel.
- Internet connection: have a Microsoft account and Internet connectivity.
You can check if you have the latest Windows 10 updates in Settings > Windows Update.
As you can see, Windows 11 is the ideal companion to unleash your productivity and creativity in equal parts in a simple and beautiful way. All a success!