Windows 11, the latest release of Microsoft’s operating system, is available starting today for free as an upgrade for Windows 10 users. The new operating system has an updated design, much cleaner and easier to use than in previous versions. In addition to the design, Windows 11 has also updated some aspects of its operation.
Windows 11 has introduced a cleaner, more functional design with the Start menu in the center of the screen and new features for grouping folders and tabs
By default, the new system presents the Start menu centered on the screen, rather than in the bottom left corner as before. When you click on the Windows icon, this displays a tab that displays the apps and programs most used by the user.
The design of the new operating system has also simplified the display of the menu and file folders. Similarly, there are new functions for grouping tabs and windows for a tidier usability.
Not all computers running Windows 10 are capable of supporting the new update. Windows 11 requires the PC to meet a number of requirements, such as having a minimum of 64 gigabytes of storage.
In addition, Microsoft has announced that windows 11 rollout will be gradual. So, for now, not all computers will be able to download and install the new operating system. According to the company, it will not be until mid-2022 that it is installed on all computers.
In case your PC is compatible with Windows 11 and is also authorized to install the new operating system, these are the steps you must follow to download it.
-Check that you are authorized: Microsoft has enabled a tool on its website that lets users know if your PC can install the update. By accessing this link you can download the app that does a check on your computer to determine whether or not it is compatible with the Windows update.
-Backup: In case you are able to install Windows 11, it is advisable to make a backup of important documents and data stored on your computer beforehand.
-“Settings: Once you have made your files safe you can install the operating system. Go to the “Settings” folder and then “Updates and security”. There you will see an option that says “Windows Updates” and when you enter it, it will show you the available updates.
-Download and install: Now all you have to do is click on the download and install sign and follow the instructions that will appear on the screen.