Key Benefits of Windows 11: The Well-Deserved Hype

However, for a PC with an HDD, I would feel safer using a proven secure method…DBANs Boot and Nuke to scrub the drive clean before recycling it. But if you’re resetting your PC, this is a great option. Open the Windows Settings panel via the cog icon on the Start menu, then select Update & Security and Recovery. Windows itself recommends going through a reset as a possible way to improve the performance of a computer that isn’t running well. And if you go with Remove Everything, it will trash everything, including personal files, apps, and settings.

It’s built from the ground up and now supports Win32, .NET, UWP, Xamarin, Electron, React Native, Java, and even Progressive Web Apps. You can even find themes and extensions for Microsoft Edge on the new Microsoft Store. To receive periodic updates and news from BleepingComputer, please use the form below. Instead, Sun Valley 2 will be similar to Windows 10 Anniversary Update, so you can expect minor improvements and a few new features.

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One way involves opening the Ink Workspace, which is available by tapping the pen icon in the taskbar, and then clicking on ‘screen sketch’. From here, a full screenshot is captured and opened in a window that allows annotating. If you take screenshots often, creating a hotkey to open the Snipping Tool comes super handy.

You’ll first need to hit the search bar and look for “Internet Options”, click on it, and then click on the “Programs” tab. There, you’ll see an option to “Manage add-ons” — click on that too and a new window for it will pop up. On the bottom of that window, you’ll see an option to ‘Learn more about toolbars and extensions’.

Cloud download downloads a new copy of Windows 10 from Microsoft directly whereas a local reinstall uses the Windows 10 version already on your computer. Clicking the “Get started” button will not immediately reset your device — you’ll decide what kind of reset to do next. Here’s how to refresh, factory reset, and restore your Windows 10 computer. Next, you can refresh or factory reset Windows 10, though you will lose more data. Again, after multiple tries I was not able to access this screen using this method. But, if your PC is simply not booting up and you want to try to reset it, it’s worth a try.

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To take a screen shot of only the active window you would press the ALT and Prt SC or ALT and PrintScreen at the same time. This will create a screen shot of the current window that you are using. An example can be seen in figure 2 below of the active program I was using at the time I pressed those keys.

As for users who do not like this new feature, well, you can always choose to disable the Windows 11 widgets panel in a few clicks. Of all the new Windows 11 features, the new launcher-style floating Start Menu is the most distinctive part of Microsoft’s next-gen desktop OS. Unlike the traditional Start Menu, the new Start — as Microsoft is calling it — sits right at the center of the taskbar.