Microsoft will warn you before installing Windows 11 on unsupported hardware

Microsoft tries very hard to provide clarity regarding Windows 11 hardware requirements. Recently, the company revised some of its policies and decided to let users with older unsupported computers clean-install Windows 11 using official ISOs and Media Creation Tool (it also allowed a single Intel 7th gen CPU in Surface Studio 2 to run Windows 11 officially).

Microsoft might let users drag and drop files to the taskbar in Windows 11

In Windows 11, Microsoft decided to create a new taskbar from scratch. The result is a big controversy among users. While many like the centered taskbar and refreshed looks, virtually everyone agrees that a long list of removed features is a bummer.

Amazon Appstore with Android apps made its first appearance in Windows 11 Store

The well-known Windows enthusiast, WalkingCat, has discovered a new app in the Microsoft Store. It now lists the Amazon Appstore application. In the future, it will allow installing Android applications on Windows 11. However, it is impossible to use the application now, since it requires activating a product code to download it. If you force download the MSIX installer, it doesn't work anyway.

Microsoft released an updated Tips app for Windows 11

Alongside build 22458 in the Dev channel, Microsoft released a new version of the Tips app. The update brings redesigned UI and more than a hundred tips and tricks to help you get acquainted with the latest operating system from Microsoft. After updating the app, you will find different categories with a brief explanation of each tip and an animation to show it in action.

How to Open Recycle Bin in Windows 11

This post details multiple ways to open Recycle Bin icon in Windows 11, even if you delete its icon from the Desktop. By default, Windows 11 has a Recycle Bin icon on the desktop, providing users with easy and convenient access to the recently deleted files. Because many users prefer keeping their desktop neat and icon-free, lots of people google "How to hide the Recycle Bin icon in Windows 11."

The latest Windows 11 Preview builds enforce TPM requirements

The latest Windows 11 preview build from the Dev channel does not bring many exciting features. In fact, the only visible change (the "Sign-in Options" button in the power menu) is confusingly available in previous builds. What is more important is the fact that build 22458 flags your Windows 11 installation as incompatible if your computer or a virtual machine has no TPM 2.0 according to Windows 11 hardware requirements.

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22458 is out to the Dev channel

Microsoft has released a new preview build of Windows 11, build 22458, to Windows Insider participants on the Dev Channel. Microsoft is currently releasing builds from the active development branch (RS_PRERELEASE) to the Dev channel. It means they no longer belong to the version of Windows 11, which will be released on October 5th.