It’s still more than a week before its official revelation, but Windows 11 has already run a lot of ink, from its alleged name to the visual and functional changes that Microsoft will be preparing for its users.
The latest rumor suggests that this new version of Microsoft’s operating system is a free upgrade for all users with valid keys from Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and of course Windows 10.
A careful reader may have noticed that Windows 8 is left out, which forces users to update their OS to Windows 8.1 if they want to install the brand new Windows 11 for free.
If you use Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 you can upgrade to Windows 11 free of charge
Mcirosoft’s strategy for upgrading to Windows 11 covers the vast majority of users, which won’t be surprising since the new generation of Windows will be just, it seems, a kind of Windows 10 with a new look and a few new ones features that will serve to organize the user experience.
The vast majority of changes that have appeared on the internet through the usual leaks essentially reflect aesthetic changes in order to modernize the operating system, adorned here and there by some new functions that will contribute to improving the quality of life of Microsoft OS supporters .
The Start Menu and the Taskbar will be the targets of the biggest transformations, passing their behavior to adjust in relation to Windows 10 to facilitate access to its tools, seen as essential to maneuver the software.
Windows 11 will be unveiled next week, June 24th, so stay tuned to Techenet for all the news about the future of Windows.