Nearly six years on from the release of Windows 10, Microsoft has finally unveiled the Microsoft blog post published after a virtual event last week. However, new clues suggest that the update may actually arrive earlier. (Here’s , and .), featuring a cleaner, more Mac-like design and a bunch of new features. will be during the 2021 holiday season, according to a
The free upgrade will begin to roll out to eligible Windows 10 PCs around the holidays (which would suggest November or December), and will continue into 2022, the post said. No specific date was announced. But it appears that Microsoft and laptop retailers may be hinting at an earlier release time: October.
During the Windows 11 reveal event last week, a Microsoft Teams message popped up on the demo screen that said “excited to turn it up to 11… can’t wait for October!” And many press images for Windows 11 include a date of Oct. 20 in the taskbar, The Verge noted. Plus, Walmart’s website lists a “ ” on certain laptops.
When asked about the October hints, Microsoft said it had nothing to share.
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If you haven’t updated to Windows 10 yet, you can still take advantage of a trick forthat still works. Now would be a good time to make the switch to prepare your machine for the Windows 11 upgrade.
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