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5 things to know before jumping into Windows 11 | Mashable

Windows 11 is almost here and that means it’s time for every PC user to get up to speed on what that’s going to mean for their daily lives.

Launching officially on Oct. 5, Windows 11 marks the first new numbered Windows release in more than six years. At least on the surface (pun not intended, but acknowledged), Windows 11 looks like a fairly radical departure from what came before. Basic Windows staples like the taskbar and start menu have been totally retooled from what they had been for decades prior, for example.

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New Windows 11 Build Improves the Start Menu | Digital Trends

A little over a week after Microsoft launched Windows 11 in an early preview with the Windows Insider program, the new operating system is already seeing some big updates.

Microsoft just announced a new Dev Channel build of Windows 11, improving the Start Menu and adding fixes that “make the Windows 11 experience even better.

The big improvement in this build of Windows 11 is a new search box in the Start Menu, making it easier to find what you’re looking for, without the need to open the dedicated search app. Other changes include the return of the Power Mode settings in the Power and Battery page, as well as the ability to right-click on the volume icon in the taskbar to troubleshoot sound problems.

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