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Windows 11: Specification and Features.



Windows 11 is a major release of the Windows NT operating system developed by Microsoft. Announced on June 24, 2021, with an expected release in late 2021, Windows 11 is the successor to Windows 10, released in 2015. Windows 11 will be available as a free upgrade to compatible Windows 10 devices through Windows Update.


Windows 11 provides a calm and creative space where you can pursue your passions through a fresh experience. From a rejuvenated Start menu to new ways to connect to your favorite people, news, games, and content—Windows 11 is the place to think, express, and create in a natural way.


Release Date :

Windows 11 is expected to release on October 20



Windows 11 Specification

  • Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with at least two cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or SoC

  • RAM: 4GB

  • Storage: 64GB

  • System Firmware: UEFI, Secure Boot capable

  • TPM: Trusted Platform Module 2.0

  • Graphics Card: DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver

  • Display: 720p, 8-bit per color channel, at least 9-inch diagonal

  • Internet Connection and Microsoft Account: Windows 11 Home requires an active internet connection and a Microsoft Account to complete initial, first-use setup of the operating system, or when switching a device out of Windows 11 Home in S-mode.



Windows 11 features:

Here are some of the new features of Windows 11 :

  1. Windows 11 is user-friendly to use in Tablet mode. Remove the keyboard from the tablet and OS automatically creates more space between icon in task bar , bigger touch target which helps to move windows easier

  2. The Start button is moved from the Bottom left to bottom center of the screen .

  3. Taskbar icons have been moved to bottom center .

  4. opening multiple windows with Snap Layouts and Snap Groups in windows 11 make it more neater and easy to access. With this you can perform multiple functions at the same time.

  5. Microsoft is integrating chats from its microsoft teams chat and video conferencing software into taskbar.

  6. Widgets are collection of apps for news, weather information and more which is absent in Windows 10 and added in Windows 11. In windows 11 you can access through slide out screen.

  7. Direct-storage from Xbox is also coming in windows 11 so that games can load faster. Better colors and contrast will be coming with AutoHDR.

  8. Microsoft Store in windows 11 is redesigned to make it faster to access the applications, What you need.




Windows 11 New Security Features:


Trusted Platform Module (TPM)

This is a chip which is used to secure sensitive and confidential data. This features helps to protect the PC against Malware, and other cyber attacks. TPM chip is added to CPU individually into computer's motherboard.


Support for Azure-based Microsoft Azure Attestation

Windows 11 supports Azure- Based Microsoft Azure Attestation. Whenever the customer access the sensitive Data in the Cloud, MAA enables zero trust policies to ensure that the Platform is safe and secure.


New Security Innovations like Microsoft Pluton security processor

Windows 11 came up with more security which include Hardware-enforced stack protection, microsoft Pluton security processor. This protect the users from zero day exploits and strengthen zero trust security.


Secured-core PCs

In windows 11, Secure core PCs adds an extra security layer in the OS by combining identity, virtualization-based security, Operating System and hardware and firmware protection.


Microsoft wants you to ditch passwords completely.

In windows 11, you don't need to enter any password to log in. But there is more strong authentication like Fingerprint sensor, Face lock etc.



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