Windows 11 leak reveals new UI, Start menu, and more

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by ronjor, Jun 15, 2021.

  1. Krusty

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    It really has been a big day / night for me. I've installed and updated my graphics card, installed Sandboxie+ and 'upgraded to Win 11.
    Shall see how long that lasts
     
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    All specs but the CPU? I've done one of those. It was easy. A machine with no TPM? Much more difficult but I got it done. Both seem to run fine.
     
  3. Trooper

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    Ok where is that hack to install it on a machine that does not meet the specs? I need to test on a laptop here at work. Thanks.
     
  4. Krusty

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    But here's the kicker; Windows installed OK, apparently, but it will not accept my account password. :mad:
     
  5. NormanF

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    You can use the Lab Config registry hack, the Microsoft workaround or a third party tool - to skip the hardware checks.

    Processor incompatibility is a function of the installer, not the hardware. Its a purely artificial limitation.

    As long as you have a multicore 64 bit processor, you should be good to go.
     
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    Didn't work for me.
     
  8. NormanF

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    I never set up a password for Windows. I don't want to lock myself out! :eek:
     
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    Sorry to hear! You never know if a Windows upgrade is going to be successful.
     
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    Yeah, I tried that one and it did nothing. It still refused to get past the lack of a TPM despite the claims that it was supposed to bypass that check.
     
  11. Krusty

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    Even when I reset the password, after answering 3 questions successfully, I still can't log into Windows. At this point I can't see any option but to load my image backup.
     
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    No idea. I don't have a copy to test. We run Pro here. Maybe if you get an ISO that includes it I would think it may work. That installer runs the ISO. I would recommend downloading a correct one first.
     
  14. Trooper

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    Roger that. I have the ISO and just kicked off the process. I will let you know if it works.

    EDIT: It worked.
     
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  15. Krusty

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    Well I'll be *expletive* A system restart after entering "w" as a new password and... "Preparing Windows"!
    Arg, but now, "We can't sign in to your account". I'm already over Wind11.
     
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  17. Krusty

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    As I persist I find Win11 a completely different OS compared to Win10. For me so far, there's more of a learning curve than there was from Win7 to Win10.
     
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    Righto, I'm signed into @ Wilders' from Win11. How do I get my Task Bar (and Start menu) back? I had an Apple looking dock last boot but that's gone!
     
  20. Krusty

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    It might settle down eventually but even after a complete shut down it is still using 100% CPU making it impossible to do ANYTHING !
     
  21. Brian K

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    Krusty, is Win11 on a HD or SSD? How long does it take to load to the Win11 desktop?
     
  22. Krusty

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    Brian, I only have SSDs on my PC'S.

    I can't even get a Start menu at all. Can't get in to settings, so....
     
  23. Brian K

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    So in the centre of your taskbar, you don't have 8 or so icons?

    Can you change the screen resolution?
     
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    Trying to shut down gives
    Nope.
     
  25. Brian K

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    What happens when you press the Windows key on your keyboard? It should bring up the Start menu.
     
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