Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.
Microsoft to hold separate digital event for Windows developers on June 24
Aside from the planned Windows event where Microsoft is expected to announce Windows 11 officially, or at least the next-generation of Windows, Microsoft is also set to hold a digital event that focuses on Windows developers, on the same day, June 24.
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Microsoft may offer free Windows 11 upgrades to users still on Windows 7 and 8.1
As it did for Windows 10, there are signs that Microsoft might offer a free upgrade path for Windows 7 and 8.1 users to move to Windows 11.
Leaked screenshots of Windows 11 reveal Windows 10X-inspired Taskbar and Start Menu
When Microsoft put a halt to its Windows 10X project, it said that some elements from it would move into the main Windows OS, and now, leaked screenshots of Windows 11 have shown a new Taskbar and Start Menu that are inspired by Windows 10X.
That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Windows 10 news.