Go to Windows Update and choose Check for updates > if you don’t see it the go to the Download Windows 10 site choose Windows 10 November 2021 Update(You can download a full 21H2 install media too.) > double-click to run the file you just downloaded.
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You can get it via the Windows 11 Installation Assistant or by downloading the ISO.
Windows 11 comes out tomorrow. I’ve collected a series of links on this topic for those who are interested. This list will of course expand over the next day or so.
If you have a good link please post it.
I’ve made my feelings on Windows 11 clear and have no interest in adopting Windows 11 at this time.
Windows Central – Is your PC getting the Windows 11 on Oct. 5? Probably not.
Cnet – Windows 11 vs. Windows 10: All the upgrades coming to Microsoft’s new OS
How-To Geek – Should You Upgrade to Windows 11?
iVerge – Windows 11 review: a familiar home that’s still being renovated
Premium Paul Thurrott – Windows 11 Review: Fresh, Familiar, Incomplete
A user contacted me this morning about this.
Use the registry
Copy/paste this into notepad and name it block11.reg ( not .txt):
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
Download it: https://www.tweakhound.com/win10/block11.zip
I’ve had several emails from folks inquiring about my thoughts on Windows 11. I don’t think I’ve been ambiguous about it but here is an actual short email conversation with a friend:
Warning…naughty words ahead. If you’re a sensitive sort then don’t click on…
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Several days ago I said “Not interested” to the pre-Alpha Windows 11. It has now moved to the Beta channel which hopefully means its is at least Alpha grade and I was a little bored so I installed it.
I had to jump through some hoops…
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I don’t get into Windows vulnerability issues much here. I find it boring reading, the severity of these issues is often overblown (like everything else), and I used to get paid to protect systems from this stuff. If you like to keep up with such things I recommend BleepingComputer.
Anyway, below are the latest vulnerabilities. The fixes involve you not being able to print (at least remotely), and deleting System Restore points and Shadow volumes and stopping the ability to create them.
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After a week or two of leaks, rumors, and speculation, Windows 11 will happen.
May 2015: “Right now we’re releasing Windows 10, and because Windows 10 is the last version of Windows, we’re all still working on Windows 10.” That was the message from Microsoft employee Jerry Nixon, a developer evangelist speaking at the company’s Ignite conference this week.”
Microsoft – Introducing Windows 11
Win10 2004, 2012, 21H1 Updated
June 8, 2021—KB5003637 (OS Builds 19041.1052, 19042.1052, and 19043.1052)
Updates to improve security when using input devices such as a mouse, keyboard, or pen.
Updates to improve Windows OLE (compound documents) security.
Updates for verifying usernames and passwords.
Updates to improve security when Windows performs basic operations.
Updates for storing and managing files.
This security update includes quality improvements. Key changes include:
Security updates to the Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Management, Windows Cloud Infrastructure, Windows Authentication, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Virtualization, Windows Kernel, Windows HTML Platform, and Windows Storage and Filesystems.
After installing the optional Win10 Update Preview KB5003214 this morning, the mythical Microsoft News and interests widget finally appeared.
What a steaming pile.
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