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Figure I'd put this here for folks using Windows 11. Not entirely sure what it will entail or if it even gets officially launched, but it appears MS is testing new adds and/or actions to be taken in a preview build:
You've been ninja'ed by Callandor :laugh:
 
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Please keep me informed on when that appears in the Dev channel
 
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Figure I'd put this here for folks using Windows 11. Not entirely sure what it will entail or if it even gets officially launched, but it appears MS is testing new adds and/or actions to be taken in a preview build:

And I paid 140 Euro for an official 11pro license!
I do not want to see ads in my OS for that price..... f/u M$...
 
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Sure thing, post edited, I will let others draw their own conclusions from such horrible news. :D
No worries. Many of us know how you feel. There is good news, that ads crap can still easily be disabled.

but what if one had only a Local Account?
Then you're fine, you won't see anything. This is why microsoft is pushing microsoft accounts so hard. And to that crap I hold up a pair of fingers tall and proud to them.
 
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Good to know. I don't use and don't want to use an M$ account for windows...
For anyone who wants to bypass microsoft account creation, it's fairly simple:
1. Make sure your system is NOT connected to the internet(there is no reason for any system to be connected to the internet during OS install, it's inherently insecure!)
2. At the screen where setup asks for an internet connection, press and hold the Shift key and press F10. Release the Shift key. This will open the command prompt.
3. Type in " oobe\bypassnro " and press enter. The system will automatically restart and when it get's back into setup you will be greeted with a screen asking you to for a username.
4. Type in the username of your choice and, if you wish, a password with it.

You're done! A local account has been created and you can then go forward without the microsoft account linked crap.
 
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For anyone who want's to bypass microsoft account creation, it's fairly simple:
1. Make sure your system is NOT connected to the internet(there is no reason for any system to be connected to the internet during OS install, it's inherently insecure!)
2. At the screen where setup asks for an internet connection, press and hold the Shift key and press F10. Release the Shift key. This will open the command prompt.
3. Type in " oobe\bypassnro " and press enter. The system will automatically restart and when it get's back into setup you will be greeted with a screen asking you to for a username.
4. Type in the username of your choice and, if you wish, a password with it.

You're done! A local account has been created and you can then go forward without the microsoft account linked crap.
I know, that's how I have my account setup.

Not sure if this still works in the near future though, or for win 12... :(
 
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I know, that's how I have my account setup.

Not sure if this still works in the near future though, or for win 12... :(
I'm pretty sure M$ will do something but someone will find a way around it
 
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I know, that's how I have my account setup.

Not sure if this still works in the near future though, or for win 12... :(
I've been testing on insider builds and the 22H2 release, still works perfectly.

BTW, Win12 is just rumor. If it is being worked on, it's still 2 years away, minimum.
 
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Does Windows 11 auto-install the latest Intel INF chipset drivers?

I noticed here


that the latest Intel chipset you can download manually is dated in 2021 (before raptor lake is even out) and I noticed in the chipset list, z690 z790 aren't even listed. so is downloading anything for my CPU on a clean install of Windows 11 simply no longer needed? I just install the latest gpu drivers and then let windows update run?
 
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Are there any downsides to using Rufus for a clean install of Win 11, when I went to make flash drive it asked me if I wanted to do a custom install of windows, so I checked only 2 of the 5 or 6 options avaiable, the offline account and the skip privacy questions ones. I left the rest unchecked.

Just want to make sure by doing that future updates won't mess me up or anything?
 
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The latest ISO of 11 with No TMP is being uploaded by my folder. Have fun and note: I do this bc not many would not think of how to do it lol

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Ah ok. No, I would not be ok with that. No need for such things IMO.
Ok each their own.

@lexluthermiester you check the motherboard support site everyday for new drivers? :D

Let windows updates figure it out?

Or actually never update drivers?
 
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Not sure if this still works in the near future though, or for win 12... :(
BTW, Win12 is just rumor. If it is being worked on, it's still 2 years away, minimum.
By way of a follow up, I was chatting with someone I know at microsoft and the subject of Win12 came up. He said falt out that Win12 in not being worked on currently that he knows of(and he would know) and if it is going to happen it will not be anytime in the next 3 to 4 years. So the rumors about it are just that, rumors, apparently completely unfounded.
 
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Probably called win-11 no more hacks allowed coming sooner than most think :laugh:
 
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@lexluthermiester you check the motherboard support site everyday for new drivers? :D

Let windows updates figure it out?

Or actually never update drivers?
I do not allow auto-updates of any kind on any of my devices, Windows or Android. I manually check every few months unless a problem takes place or I read about a security concern.

Where drivers are concerned, I live by a simple rule that has never failed me: If it's not broken, don't fix it.

That said, I do update GPU drivers regularly to take advantage of optimizations and improvements being made to compatibility. Everything else, rarely. Drivers are not like general software, they do not need regular updates. Once a driver is stable, is should left alone to do it's work.

Hi,
Probably called win-11 no more hacks allowed coming sooner than most think :laugh:
Never gonna happen. The folks at microsoft will continue to allow a method for opt-out, even if they don't actively promote it. Various EU, UK and US regulations require it.
 
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Lower than expected performance in some games

Some games and apps might experience lower than expected performance or stuttering on Windows 11, version 22H2. Affected games and apps are inadvertently enabling GPU performance debugging features not meant to be used by consumers.

To safeguard your upgrade experience, we have applied a compatibility hold on devices affected by this issue from being offered or installing Windows 11, version 22H2. If your organization is using Update Compliance, the safeguard IDs are 41766570 and 41990091.

Workaround: If you are already on Windows 11, version 22H2 and are experiencing this issue, you might be able to resolve it by updating your games and gaming related apps to the latest version available. If you are unsure how to update the games and apps you have installed, you will need to consult the developer of those games and apps but most will update automatically through the store they were purchased from or directly when opening them.

Next steps: We are working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release. Note: We recommend that you do not attempt to manually upgrade using the Update now button or the Media Creation Tool until this issue has been resolved and the safeguard removed.

Affected platforms:

Client: Windows 11, version 22H2
Server: None


 
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Some games and apps might experience lower than expected performance or stuttering on Windows 11, version 22H2. Affected games and apps are inadvertently enabling GPU performance debugging features not meant to be used by consumers.
I have not seen this. Not saying it can't happen, only that it's not been observed here.
 
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