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Best Windows apps this week

Four-hundred-sixty-one in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 and 11 on the Microsoft Store and elsewhere in the past seven days.

Microsoft is testing the Windows 10 November 2021 Update, version 21H2, currently. The next feature update will be released to the stable channel soon. Windows 11 users who run the operating system on AMD powered devices can install an optional patch now to fix performance issues of the system.

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Best Windows apps this week

Four-hundred-sixty in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 and 11 on the Microsoft Store and elsewhere in the past seven days.

Microsoft released the first update for Windows 11 after the official release. Incompatible devices running Windows 11 received it just as compatible devices did.

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Best Windows apps this week

Four-hundred-fifty-nine in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 and 11 on the Microsoft Store and elsewhere in the past seven days.

Windows 11 has been released this week. Check out Nick's guide on getting Windows 11 right now on your PC, and Wayne's guide on restoring Windows 10, in case you need to go back.

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Best Windows apps this week

Four-hundred-fifty-eight in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 and 11 on the Microsoft Store and elsewhere in the past seven days.

The first batch of Win32 programs are now available in the latest version of Microsoft Store for Windows 11. Microsoft's new Windows 11 operating system will be released next week, on October 5, 2021.

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Best Windows apps this week

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Four-hundred-fifty-seven in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 and 11 on the Microsoft Store and elsewhere in the past seven days.

Microsoft announced new Surface devices this week, which will be released on the same day as the company's Windows 11 operating system. Preordering is available, and the devices come with Windows 11 preinstalled.

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Best Windows apps this week

Four-hundred-fifty-six in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 and 11 on the Microsoft Store and elsewhere in the past seven days.

Microsoft released a passwordless sign-in option for Microsoft account this week. The feature requires Microsoft's Authenticator app for account verification during sign-ins, but removes the password from any sign-in that supports it (including Windows).

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Best Windows apps this week

Four-hundred-fifty-five in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 and 11 on the Microsoft Store and elsewhere in the past seven days.

Microsoft launched Microsoft Start this week to bring a personalized news feed to Android, iOS and the Web. The news feed powers the news part of Windows Widgets on Windows 11 and the News and Interests app on Windows 10 as well.

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Best Windows apps this week

Four-hundred-fifty-four in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 and 11 on the Microsoft Store and elsewhere in the past seven days.

Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system will be released on October 5, 2021 officially. Not all Windows 10 devices will receive the update via Windows Update immediately, as Microsoft plans to roll out the new version of Windows gradually until mid 2022.

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Best Windows apps this week

Four-hundred-fifty-three in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 and 11 on the Microsoft Store and elsewhere in the past seven days.

Microsoft has yet to reveal the official release date of its Windows 11 operating system. All hints point to an October 2021 release.

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Best Windows apps this week

Four-hundred-fifty-two in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 and 11 on the Microsoft Store and elsewhere in the past seven days.

Microsoft released the first official ISO image of its upcoming operating system Windows 11. It is not the final version but the latest Insider Preview version that you get at this point.

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Best Windows apps this week

Four-hundred-fifty-one in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 and 11 on the Microsoft Store and elsewhere in the past seven days.

Microsoft's patch for the PrintNightmare vulnerability is causing performance issues on some Windows 10 devices.

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Best Windows apps this week

Four-hundred-fifty in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 and 11 on the Microsoft Store and elsewhere in the past seven days.

Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system will block Potentially Unwanted Applications by default now, if Windows Defender is used as the security software.

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Best Windows apps this week

Four-hundred-forty-nine in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 and 11 on the Microsoft Store and elsewhere in the past seven days.

Microsoft revealed this week that future Windows Server releases will all be Long-Term Service Channel releases. All releases will be supported for 10 years, with 5-years of mainstream updates and 5-years of extended support updates.

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Best Windows apps this week

Four-hundred-forty-eight in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 and 11 on the Microsoft Store and elsewhere in the past seven days.

Microsoft revealed this week that its DirectStorage API is coming to Windows 10 as well (not just Windows 11 as originally announced). The API improves game loading times on NVMe storage devices significantly.

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Best Windows 10 apps this week

Four-hundred-forty-seven in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 on the Microsoft Store in the past seven days.

Microsoft unveiled Windows 365, a cloud PC service that streams Windows 10 or Windows 11 systems to user devices (including Windows, Mac OS, Android and iOS systems). Windows 365 is only available for Enterprise customers.

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