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Microsoft details how Windows 11 improves performance compared to Windows 10

Microsoft details how Windows 11 improves performance compared to Windows 10

Microsoft plans to launch Windows 11 on October 5, 2021. The new operating system might feel like a cosmetic-only update with minor feature improvements and controversial changes. Still, there are tons of enhancements and refinements "under-the-hood." Microsoft posted a video where Steve Dispensa, VP of Enterprise Management at Microsoft, details how Windows 11 improves performance on existing hardware compared to Windows 10.

Just a tiny ad can crash Windows 11 and make its Start menu and taskbar unusable

Just a tiny ad can crash Windows 11 and make its Start menu and taskbar unusable

As you may already know, Windows 10 and Windows 11 are able to show promotional messages to the user right on the desktop. In order to promote integration of the upcoming Windows 11 with Microsoft Teams, Microsoft pushed such an ad to Insiders. But Explorer (that implements the shell of the Windows desktop) stopped responding, leaving users without a working Start menu and taskbar. That's what we wrote about on Friday. Here are some details on this issue.