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The most popular operating system in the world, Microsoft’s Windows is the software that powers hundreds of millions of PCs. Introduced back in November 1985, Windows has changed and evolved over time to grow as gaming, design, development, and productivity needs have shifted. Whether XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10, or, most recently, Windows 11, Microsoft’s OS is one of the most important pieces of software ever made.

Microsoft rolls out Notepad with dark mode for Windows 11 Insiders

Microsoft backtracks on Windows 11’s controversial default browser changes

Luna Display’s latest update lets you use a Mac as a second PC display

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is its latest attempt to hit a Windows on Arm home run

Windows 11 is getting some much-needed taskbar and Start menu improvements

Huawei MateBook 16 review: a nose(cam) short of great

Microsoft’s new Xbox app for Windows finally solves game install headaches

Windows 11 is getting a new Media Player app you can test today

Microsoft will now update Windows 10 annually with new features

1Password 8 arrives on Windows with a new design and big performance improvements

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How to change your default browser in Windows 11

A $219 Windows on Arm PC is finally available for developers

iCloud for Windows gets a built in password generator

Windows 11 is making it easier to share your screen in Microsoft Teams and other video calls

Microsoft says it will end OneDrive updates to Windows 7 and 8 in March

Microsoft is hosting an education-focused event on November 9th

Microsoft fixes Windows 11 AMD CPU performance issues with new update

Acer Aspire Vero review: for a better footprint, find a better laptop

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How to create virtual desktops with Windows 11

Windows 11’s new emoji isn’t as 3D as Microsoft promised

Luna Display can now turn your iPad into a second screen for Windows devices

Windows 11’s first update makes AMD CPU performance even worse

Listen to our Windows 11 and Microsoft Surface roundtable

How to work with the Windows 11 Widget panel

Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio review: back to the drawing board

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The easy way to install Windows 11 on unsupported CPUs

Windows 11 is causing performance issues for some AMD Ryzen processors

How to scan your Windows PC for malware

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How to use snap layouts in Windows 11


Microsoft Surface Pro 8 review: the best of both worlds

This is the best Surface Pro we’ve seen in years

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How to upgrade to Windows 11 without waiting in line

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Planning to upgrade to Windows 11? A checklist before you do