Microsoft has left the cat out of the sack and finally presented the release date for Windows 11. Already in October you can install Windows 11.
When is the release? The release of Windows 11 will take place on 5 October 2021. Microsoft has now announced in his official blog (via blog.windows.com). That is, in about a month you can already install Windows 11 on your computer.
Microsoft has emphasized several times that upgrading from Windows 10 to Windows 11 is free. So you do not pay any money for upgrading if you already use the current Windows version.
When can I install Windows 11? The free upgrade to Windows 11 will be available from October 5th. Microsoft will distribute the update but in waves.
That means for you: New devices that come for the upgrade, get it first. In the weeks and months after the 5th of October, Windows 11 will then be available for other devices.
If you are currently using Windows 10, you will receive a notification of Windows Update as soon as you can upgrade. Alternatively goes through the settings and can search for Windows Update to updates.
With Windows 11 you get any lot of innovations and improvements that keep entry into the operating system. The most obvious change is the displacement of the start menu from the left edge in the middle of the taskbar. We make further changes in this article:
We will complement the article for you with more information about Windows 11 and the release.
Windows 11 is available as a free upgrade from 5 October 2021
Who can install everything windows 11? Basically, any user who installed Windows 10 can upgrade free to Windows 11. Microsoft had already explained that you can always install Windows 11 on old devices. However, there is no guarantee that you will continue to receive Windows updates in the future.
I really need Windows 11? The official support (support) for Windows 10 runs until 14 October 2025. Basically, you can still use Windows 10, but you do not get security and function updates.
Especially if you are a lot of online on the way or sliding, this is a security risk for you. Until then you can continue to use Windows 10. Windows 10 will continue to receive large function updates (so-called feature updates).
Everything that you should know about Windows 11 is found in our overview article around Windows 11
6 things that you should know about Windows 11