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Tips for removing bloatware from your Windows 11 PC

New Windows 11 laptops and desktops may sometimes come with bloatware. While you can uninstall some of them, others require more effort to get rid of. In this article, we’ll show you several ways you can remove bloatware to optimize your computer’s performance.

5 Reasons you should hold off upgrading to Windows 11

Windows Windows 11 is the new kid on the block. It looks sleek and modern, and many users are tempted to upgrade to the latest Microsoft operating system (OS). But should you make the switch? Here are 5 reasons you should hold off upgrading to Windows 11, for now.

A Plethora of New Features in Windows 11

Windows 11, the newest operating system from Microsoft, is a breath of fresh air for PC users. Designed to provide a personalized experience, it offers many ways to change your PC’s interface, from how windows looks to how apps can be accessed. Here are some Windows 11 customization features that will give you more control over your PC settings.

Windows 11: Missing Features

Microsoft’s updated operating system has plenty to offer in terms of features and design. Users will like its virtual desktop creation capabilities, enhanced Microsoft Teams integration, greatly improved security, a more personalized widgets feed, and other new features.

Windows 10 22H2: Final Feature Update

In a recent announcement, Microsoft confirmed that Windows 10 22H2 will be the final version of the operating system. Instead, the company is shifting its focus towards Windows 11, which promises to offer new features and improvements over its predecessor.

Microsoft releases script to fix WinRE BitLocker bypass flaw

Microsoft has made it simpler to remedy a BitLocker bypass security flaw in the Windows Recovery Environment by releasing a script (WinRE). The BitLocker Device Encryption feature of system storage devices can be circumvented by attackers using the CVE-2022-41099 vulnerability.

Microsoft Defender app auto installs with Microsoft 365

While downloading or updating the Microsoft 365 apps, Microsoft is currently forcing the installation of the Microsoft Defender for Individuals application. It was initially presented to Windows 11 Insiders in March 2022, and from June 2022, users with Personal or Family memberships have had access to it.

Microsoft fixes broken ODBC connections

Microsoft has fixed a known issue affecting Windows apps using ODBC database connections after installing the November 2022 Patch Tuesday updates. This issue impacts both client and server Windows platforms, from Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 SP2 up to the latest released Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022. As Microsoft revealed in December, impacted apps might fail to connect to databases with the help of Microsoft's ODBC SQL Server driver (sqlsrv32.dll) after installing the November Patch Tuesday updates.

Windows 7/8 extended support ends in January 2023

Windows 7/8 support ends in January 2023. Microsoft has announced that Edge browser  also will end support for Windows 7 and Windows 8 in mid-January. Not only is this for operating system security patches but also Microsoft Edge Webview2, which is Edge's rendering engine to embed webpages in non-Edge apps.

Dynamics 365 2022 Release Wave 2 Customer Sales and Power Automate Updates

The Dynamics 365 & Power Platform new releases are here, and they bring new innovations that provide you with significant capabilities to transform your business. Microsoft's latest Dynamics 365 release contains hundreds of new features across Dynamics 365 applications, including Marketing, Sales, Customer Service, Field Service, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Intelligent Order Management, Project Operations, Human Resources, Commerce, Fraud Protection, Business Central, Connected Spaces, Guides, Customer Insights, and Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare, Financial Services, Nonprofit, Sustainability, and Retail.