Key Windows 11 Features
If Windows 10 works perfectly for you, it’s understandable if you think Windows 11 migration services are not a key priority. However, Windows 11 has incredible features that you should unlock immediately. They include:
1. A Revamped Start Menu
If there’s one thing you can’t miss on Windows 10 is the space-hungry start menu showcasing almost all your apps. With Windows 11, it’s much more compact, and users customize it only to display their favorite apps.
2. Snap Layouts
This feature allows you to arrange windows within Windows 11 desktop into selected zones within predefined layouts. With Snap Layouts, users can add windows and populate them within chosen layouts. Each Snap Layout you save will be accessible via ‘Snap Groups’ on your taskbar.
3. Microsoft Teams
Coordination is a key ingredient for individual and organizational productivity. In this regard, Microsoft Teams in Windows 11 has everything you need. Compared to Teams, it’s more compact and effective. It allows users to communicate with people in their contact list via:
4. Virtual Desktops
Modern work environments are increasingly becoming more dynamic and hybrid. This is done to increase flexibility and productivity. With the virtual desktops feature on Windows 11, you’ll be able to create multiple custom desktops.
Each can display applications that perform specific activities such as investing, accounting, and entertainment. By using the ‘Task View’ icon on the taskbar, users can easily switch from one virtual desktop to another.
5. Power Automate
With Windows 11, you’ll get Power Automate, a pre-installed robotic process automation tool (RPA). This tool is easy to use and enables personnel to record workflows. In so doing, it’s possible to automate repetitive desktop processes, unlocking significant time savings. You can use Power Automate with common applications such as Excel, files, email, and websites.
If you’ve been a Windows user for a while, you know about the Widgets feature. With Windows 11, you’ll get a new and revamped Widgets feature. It allows you to consolidate data from various apps and services. These include calendar, weather, stocks, news, etc.
Users can rearrange, resize, customize, add, and remove widgets depending on needs and preferences. Moreover, they can specify the publishers and topics.
7. TCP Performance
Are you aware that your OS influences TCP performance? Don’t worry. Microsoft understands this and has included TCP HyStart++ and RACK-TLP algorithms in the Windows 11 transport stack. In so doing, the TCP performance of your high-speed network will improve in the following ways:
- RACK-TLP – Reduces Retransmit TimeOuts (RTOS)
- HyStart++ – Cuts down packet loss during connection start-up