Windows 11 Upgrade File and Data Transfer
If I upgrade to Windows 11, what will happen to my files? By default, all your files and data will be transferred during the upgrade. However, Microsoft still recommends backing up your files before installing the upgrade.
Windows 11 Upgrade Disk Space Requirements
Does Windows 11 take up more space on my computer than Windows 10? Windows 11 and Windows 10 require approximately the same amount of disk space. However, during the upgrade process extra space is required. Windows will clean up this extra disk space about 10 days after the upgrade is complete.
Upgrading to Windows 11 in S Mode
Can I upgrade my Windows 10 computer to Windows 11 if I am running S mode? Windows 10 Home Edition to Windows 11 Home Edition in S Mode If your computer meets the minimum hardware specifications, the Windows 10 Home edition in S mode can upgrade to the Windows 11 Home edition in S mode. If you want to check if your…
Upgrading to a New Version of Your Windows Edition
What edition of Windows 11 will I get when I upgrade? The free upgrade is for the same edition as you have on your Windows 10 device. If you have Windows 10 Home edition, you will be upgraded to Windows 11 Home edition.
Upgrade VS. Update
What is the difference between Windows upgrade and update? Update A Windows update can consist of bug and security fixes and new features in a version of Windows. They tend to roll out throughout the year. Upgrade An upgrade is when versions change. For example, moving from Windows 10 to Windows 11, or moving editions from…
Windows 11 Compatibility with Older Computers
Can a really old computer run Windows 11? You can use the PC Health Check app to determine if your device is eligible to upgrade to Windows 11. Many computers that are less than four years old will be able to upgrade to Windows 11. They must be running the most current version of Windows 10 and meet the minimum hardware…
Windows 11: How to Create Windows 11 Recovery Media
How can I create recovery media for my Windows 11 computer? Acer recommends creating a Windows 11 recovery drive. By creating a recovery drive, you will be able to reinstall Windows 11 in case your computer ever experiences major problems like hardware failure. Windows releases updates periodically, so we recommend you…
Windows 11: How to Customize your Lock Screen Background
How do I change the image on my lock screen in Windows 11? You can personalize your lock screen in Windows 11 to show windows spotlight, a picture or slideshow. Use the instructions below to change your lock screen settings. Click on Start ⊞ and select Settings⚙. Click on Personalization in the menu on the left. In the…
Windows 11: How to Change your Desktop Background
How do I change the background picture in Windows 11? You can personalize your desktop background in Windows 11 to show a picture, solid color or slideshow. Use the instructions below to change your background settings. Click on Start ⊞ and select Settings⚙. Click on Personalization in the menu on the left. In the…
Windows 11: How to Get to All Apps
How do I see a list of all applications installed on my computer? Windows 11 shows a listing of Pinned applications by default. You can choose to show all applications instead using the instructions below. Click the Start menu (Windows icon). Click the All apps button to show a list of all applications on your computer.