Microsoft may have only just rolled out the latest version of the Windows 10 operating system, the(also known as version 21H1), but a major new release is on the way. On June 24, Microsoft will unveil at a virtual event, promising big changes to the longstanding operating system.
At the Microsoft Build developer’s conference on May 25,Microsoft was planning “one of the most significant updates of Windows of the past decade,” confirming rumors about a major redesign on the horizon for the 1.3 billion users of the OS in 2021.
Here’s what we know so far about the next major Windows 10 update, including potential release dates, new features and if it will be called Windows 11. This story will be updated as we learn more.
What new features will the new Windows 10 redesign include?
The update, reportedly code-named Sun Valley, could bring a redesigned Start menu, Action Center, File Explorer and Windows Central report., with a more modern look and new features, according to a
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The Windows Central report said that it’s likely some of the feature updates will be based on the same experiences found in Windows 10X, but customized for desktop.
When will Microsoft release the next version of Windows 10?
We’re likely to find out when the Windows 10 update will arrive at ZDNet previously reported that it’s targeted for the second half of the year, while Windows Central reported that it will arrive around the holiday season.on June 24. CNET’s sister site
Microsoft said it did not have any further information to share at this time.
Will the new update be called Windows 11?
With the release of Windows 10 back in 2015, Microsoft was clear that this would be “the last version of Windows” — so it’s unlikely that it would be called Windows 11. However, we don’t know if this bigger update will get some sort of moniker. Nadella called it “the next generation of Windows” in his keynote speech at Microsoft Build. And some people are still speculating that Windows 11 may actually happen — The Verge noted that the event invitation includes a logo and shadow that looks the number 11, and that the event is taking place at 11 a.m. ET, which is not typical for Microsoft.
Naturally, we won’t know for sure until Microsoft formally announces the update.
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