AIDA64 confirmed the latest preview update for Windows 11 restores lost performance

AMD recently notified users that updating from Windows 10 to the stable version of Windows 11 might throw a wrench into their systems. Due to a bug or poor optimizations, Windows 11 causes significant spikes in L3 cache delays on compatible AMD-based systems. Those spikes, in turn, reduce performance in games and memory-sensitive apps up to 15%. To make things worse, the first cumulative update for Windows 11 crippled performance more by increasing L3 cache delays four times.

Windows 11 might support multiple instances of Android apps

Microsoft shipped Windows 11 earlier this month without one key feature the company promised: Android app support. Microsoft is currently testing Android apps in Windows 11 internally, and the company plans to ship the feature to Windows insiders soon. There is not much information about how Windows 11 will work with Android applications. All we know is that Microsoft partnered with Amazon to offer users an option to install Android apps from the Amazon App Store. Also, Windows 11 might support installing Android apps from other sources.

Add TPM to a VMWare Player virtual machine for Windows 11

Here's how to add TPM to a VMWare Player virtual machine to install Windows 11. A few weeks ago, Microsoft started enforcing Windows 11 hardware requirements for Virtual Machines, making many VMs incompatible and unable to receive further Dev builds due to missing TPM support. Although Pro-level virtualization software supports Trusted Platform Module (VMWare Workstation Pro or Parallels Desktop), popular free alternatives miss that feature. Oracle is currently working on a TPM passthrough driver for its VirtualBox virtual machines, and VMWare Workstation Player (the free version of Workstation Pro) now offers Windows 11-compatible software TPM.

How to Change DPI Display Scaling in Windows 11

Here is how you can change the DPI display scaling in Windows 11. Increasing or decreasing the display scaling in Windows 11 is how you make UI elements in Windows 11 smaller or bigger. Windows 11 calculates the scaling factor for your monitor automatically, that may not follow you preferences, especially if you have a large display with a high resolution.

Microsoft failed to deliver promised emoji overhaul for Windows 11

One of the changes Microsoft promised for Windows 11 users was a completely overhauled set of "3D" emojis. After several months of waiting, Microsoft finally delivered the promised redesign. Yesterday, Microsoft released a new Dev build for Windows insiders with the new emojis. After installing the build, users quickly discovered that reality is often disappointing and the new emojis have little in common with those Microsoft promised to deliver.

Microsoft acknowledges 3 more printing issues in Windows 11 and 10

Microsoft has updated the official Windows 11 Health Dashboard website, where the company keeps track of all known and confirmed issues with its latest operating system. Initially, when Microsoft launched Windows 11 on October 5, 2021, the list of known bugs consisted of three compatibility problems: issues with Intel's Killer Wi-Fi cards, issues with Oracle VirtualBox, and problems with apps that use non-ASCII characters in their registry keys. A couple of days after shipping the first cumulative update for Windows 11, Microsoft added new information to the issue tracker.

Get Build 22478 New Emoji in Windows 10 and Windows 11

Here is how you can get the new emoji from Windows 11 build 22478 in Windows 10 and Windows 11 stable builds. Starting in Dev build 22478, Microsoft introduced a set of new emoticon, which are more colorful and fancy. If you don't want to go with an unstable pre-release builds, you can install new emoji right now.

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