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Need Windows 11 Right Now? Here's How to Get it

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I'm just going to install it on an old ssd and if it's okay I will probably Just daily it.
 
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I never went day one SO launch before, but I have to do a fresh installation, sooo here I go.
 
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Ok seems there is a feature I am really going to miss is the custom toolbars in the taskbar at bottom. Too add now an icon there you have to pin it only option no drop and drag to taskbar. Also WHich I used in WIndows 10 is I add back the orginial Quick Launch toolbar because pinning an app its basicly making it run in taskbar with quick launch I can see all the shortcuts to apps and not a pin. When I run it then it pins.

I'm now into the gpedit.msc files. Goto Onedrive by default all files are saved in one-drive even if you do not sign in or have an account. Turned that off by default and prevented onedrive from generating network traffic until user signs in. Shady practices MS is doing as usual.

Wow Windows Defender uses 300 MB of memory for its whole package. I found a way to remove it. What a difference in speed. Booted using only 928 MB of memory

Open shell is a no go. So no more clean start menus or custom ones.
 
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FYI, if you use Rufus with the larger .ISO file that is NOT created with the MCT, Rufus forces a UEFI:NTFS USB drive and drops a warning that to install it you have to turn off Secure Boot for the first stage of the install then turn it back on after first reboot.

I just made the .ISO with the MCT (much smaller size) and was still able to use FAT32 to avoid this issue.

There is a major league longwinded explanation in the FAQ for Rufus.
 
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Anyone having any FPS drops on Windows 11?
Mine are off quite a bit.
 
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Works like a charm on an old Broadwell laptop, only had to manually install the GPU, sound and touchpad drivers.
 
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managed to install, everything is working as expected so far. Nice update overall
 
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It's like windows 10 but slower and less intuitive to find settings etc.

So another downgrade essentially in real world usage, like windows 10 was from 7.

Wondering if a combination of marketing woes and solar winds highlighting security vulnerabilities has driven this sudden announcement and release?
 
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This thing is half-baked!!!

Multi-monitor taskbar support is completely broken. If you put the taskbar on autohide like I do good luck trying to get the taskbar to show up again on any secondary monitors. No matter how much I moved my cursor along the bottom of the screen I couldn't get the taskbar to show up again.

What? Does Microsoft not have anyone running multiple monitors over there in Redmond? My God, Microsoft.

And then there's the removal of the ability to resize the taskbar. Seriously?

Needless to say, I'm going back to Windows 10. At least it works unlike this half-baked piece of crap. Maybe in a year they'll have all the issues fixed but as for now, I'm staying on Windows 10. Thank goodness I had the sense to make a full disk image before I "upgraded" to Windows 11.
 
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