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This thing is horrible and does not seem to be compatible with anything that used to work on Windows platforms.
I hate to sound negative, but either you're doing something wrong or there is something very wrong with that laptop. I have had zero compatibility issues with Windows 11. In fact, there are things from the Windows XP/7 era that run perfectly on 11 that never ran at all on 10.

It was never said it would work with Google Play, Microsoft said back then they were working with Amazon. Also, I think the Android subsystem is only available for Insiders, so not available for stable release yet.
This. It was a planned feature but there was never a rock-solid date for release.
 
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Sounds to me like you have S mode turned on...
 
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Idk for the planning upgrade to W11, coz many library for my research or work still not support
 
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Idk for the planning upgrade to W11, coz many library for my research or work still not support
Interesting. Just not officially supported or won't work at all?
 
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On Windows 11 21H2 (22000) it is enough to remove the appraiserres.dll file for installation on an unsupported PC

However, this does not seem to work on 22622
 
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Just install anything but that version then it should update fine once the next build in September comes

Using the appraiserres.dll file from the Windows 10 install seems to let the 22622 install proceed.
of course. M$ hasn't changed much from 10/11
 
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Sounds to me like you have S mode turned on...
That could be..

Idk for the planning upgrade to W11, coz many library for my research or work still not support
Do yourself a favor, if you have a spare SSD/HDD, take out your current OS drive, put in the spare and install 11 on it to try it out and see how you like it. If you do like it, then you will know what you'll be in for. If you don't, nothing lost, put your main drive back in and all is well.
 
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Did microsoft added an option to ungroup icons on taskbar yet? Its the only thing that keeps me going windows11. (and the right click menu)
 
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I am a very casual user, so as long as I can access Zoom, LibreOffice, Firefox, Chrome, and Steam games... I literally have no need for Windows anymore. In fact, I may be making a full transition, 100% usage to Linux Mint within the next 6 months. Just lazy at the moment. M$ isn't a monopoly anymore, Linux Mint is very user friendly, so yeah it is just time for me to move on in full.
Indeed. With the support games are getting with steam/linux, I may do that with this 1700 cpu system, since it isn't "officially supported" by MS. I have used Mint way back and even then it was decent considering everything.
 
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Actually, I installed it on a test machine first and there was no watermark, so I guess it depends (on what, I don't know).
 
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Is windows 11-like close enough for this thread?? ;)

 
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Is windows 11-like close enough for this thread?? ;)

It's a nice OS but not very pleasing to some. Linux MINT similar to Windows 7
 
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I've been on 11 since pretty much release day for alder lake.
The only thing i miss is ungrouping taskbar icons.

I already had my taskbar icons centered on windows 10 (Just makes sense on an ultrawide)
right click is easy enough fixed with a registry edit.
 
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personally, one thing that kinda irks me about the taskbar is this:
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I don't like the system tray icons hiding under the arrow at the left end. I want the system to show me the entire system tray, always.

Is windows 11-like close enough for this thread?? ;)


See first post:
This is NOT the place to promote Linux. Linux has its own forum section and discussions of such should be taken there.
 
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personally, one thing that kinda irks me about the taskbar is this:
View attachment 256468

I don't like the system tray icons hiding under the arrow at the left end. I want the system to show me the entire system tray, always.



See first post:
 
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I don't like the system tray icons hiding under the arrow at the left end. I want the system to show me the entire system tray, always.
That is a selectable option. In Settings->Personalization->Taskbar.
TaskbarIconSettings.jpg

Dragging icons out of the popup menu onto the taskbar has the same effect.

Is windows 11-like close enough for this thread?? ;)

No. While ZorinOS is a solid option, this is not the thread for that type of discussion. This thread is about Windows 11, exclusively.
 
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That is a selectable option. In Settings->Personalization->Taskbar.
View attachment 256473
Dragging icons out of the popup menu onto the taskbar has the same effect.


yeah, I know I can do that, it just irks me that in Windows 10 I didn't have to bother, I just set the option to always show all tray icons and that was it for forever basically. On Windows 11 every time a new thing gets a slot in the tray (or every time Discord has an update), I have to go into Settings and check the sliders.

EDIT: Nevermind, I see it now, @MachineLearning. I'm just on answer first read later mode it seems, sorry about that.

EDIT2: I'm on Insider dev build, so we'll see if that cool fix lasts for a good time.
 
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btw, fake@fake was still working a few builds back.
 
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