Windows news recap: Windows 8.1 end of support warning, new "Meet Windows 11" video series, and more

Welcome back to our Windows news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.

Microsoft pushes Windows 8.1 users full-screen warning about end of support

Windows 8.1 users are being shown a full-screen warning that extended support is ending on January 10, 2023.

Microsoft pushes Windows 8.1 users full-screen warning about end of support - OnMSFT.com - July 20, 2022

Microsoft backtracks on decision to prohibit sale of free open-source apps in Microsoft Store

Earlier this month, Microsoft announced that it was prohibiting the sale of free open-source software on the Microsoft Store. But now, the company has backtracked slightly, with amendments to its new policy.

Microsoft introduces new "Meet Windows 11" video series

A new video series titled "Meet Windows 11" has been launched, which aim to help users get up to speed with Windows 11, including showing off shortcuts, as well as customising the experience.

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That's it for this week. We will be back next week with more Windows news.

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