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  • Your worst Windows 11 irritations — solved!

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    ISSUE 20.34 • 2023-08-21


    Brian Livingston

    By Brian Livingston

    Despite all the wailing and gnashing of teeth that Windows 11 users have directed at Microsoft, the tech giant still hasn’t corrected the OS’s most common failings. Fortunately, we can fix the problems ourselves.

    Microsoft plans to end technical support and security patches for Windows 10 on October 14, 2025. (Redmond might extend that date — if big corporate users howl loudly enough — but don’t count on it.) It’s likely that we’re little more than a year away from being forced to run Win11, like it or not. You might as well make it work the way you want it to. Why suffer the dumbed-down user interface that you get out of the box?

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (20.34.0, 2023-08-21).
    This story also appears in our public Newsletter.