If you plan to reinstall Windows 10 or 11 or take an existing license and use it on a new PC, you'll need the product key which is hidden on your current computer.
We have a how-to guide on installing the final version of Windows 11 22H2 before it’s officially released via Windows Update.
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Windows boot drives automatically have an EFI system partition for boot info that's nearly impossible to erase.
When you need to get into your computer's firmware setup, you can use one of these hotkeys or reboot to the BIOS through your operating system.
Grab a video screen capture with Windows' built-in tools or get a more specific part of your desktop with OBS.
Microsoft's operating system has some default settings that slow you down. Stop what you're doing and tweak these .
Quickemu is a fast and easy-to-use virtual machine application for Linux. Quickemu handles all of the downloads and configuration for Windows, macOS and Linux guest machines.
Use simple utilities to install or upgrade Windows 11 on any PC, regardless of its TPM status or hardware.
Tweak your taskbar, File explorer, wallpaper, Start menu and more to give Windows 11 a Windows 10-like feel.
You can't revert to Windows 10's exact menu but third-party utilities will give you a more compact menu.
You can create a live, bootable Windows 11 USB and take your OS and programs with you from computer to computer.
Windows 11 is a pretty OS. Make sure you get all the vivid colors your monitor can deliver by enabling HDR.
Connecting to a printer via USB, a wireless network, or Wi-Fi Direct is never fun, but Windows 11 does what it can to make the process bearable.