Category Archives: Windows 11

Microsoft does not plan to support Windows 11 on M1-based Macs

Apple no longer supports BootCamp on ARM-based Macbooks, but users remain free to run Windows 10 or Windows 11 side-by-side with macOS. There is plenty of virtualization software to use Windows within macOS, such as VMWare Fusion or Parallels Desktop. If you plan to use Windows 11 in a virtual machine on your M1-based Mac, there is some unfortunate news for you. In a statement to The Register, Microsoft confirmed that it does not plan to provide official support for Windows 11 in virtual machines, and using Windows 11 on software, such as Parallels Desktop, is not "a supported scenario." Continue reading

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. Continue reading