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It’s Official: Windows 11 Has a Release Date

Microsoft finally announced the release date for Windows 11. The company says the operating system will start rolling out on October 5, 2021, so we won’t have to wait too much longer to get our hand on a finalized version of …

Windows 11 Is Getting a Handy Microsoft 365 Widget

Windows 11 is getting all sorts of exciting new features for computers that are actually able to run it. Microsoft just announced another cool goodie in a Microsoft 365 widget that’ll bring lots of handy functionality right t…

How to Pause Windows 11 Updates

By default, Windows 11 checks for and installs updates automatically. If those automatic updates aren’t convenient for you, Windows lets you pause automatic updates for one week. Here’s how to do it.

Windows 11 Is Finally Available as an ISO

For as long as the Windows 11 preview builds have been available, they’ve required you to upgrade from Windows 10. Now, Microsoft has announced that it is releasing Windows 11 as an ISO, which means you can do a fresh Windows…

How to Run Windows 11 on an Intel or M1 Mac

Parallels 17 for Mac makes it easy to run Windows 11 on an Intel or M1 Mac using a seamless virtual machine. On an Intel Mac, you can easily run your favorite Windows programs side-by-side with Mac apps. Here’s how to set it …

How to Change the Date and Time on Windows 11

By default, Windows 11 keeps track of your date and time automatically thanks to an internet-based time server. If you need to manually adjust the date and time, re-enable automatic timekeeping, or force a time synchronizatio…

How to Rename Your Windows 11 PC

By default, Windows 11 automatically assigns a random name to your PC. If you’d like to change this name to your liking, there are both graphic and command-line ways to do so. We’ll show you both.

How to Set Your Default Apps on Windows 11

When using Windows 11, the OS keeps track of which apps open which types of files by default. For example, Notepad usually opens TXT files. Here’s how to change those default file associations in Settings….
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