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Why is Windows 11 so strict?
According to the company, Windows 11 is the most secure version of Windows ever. The first and most important aspect behind the strict system requirements is the ‘Reliability’. The processors supported on Windows 11 are within OEM and IHV support and use modern (DCH) drivers”.
Why is Windows 10 so hated?
2. Windows 10 sucks because it’s full of bloatware. Windows 10 bundles a lot of apps and games that most users do not want. It is the so-called bloatware that was rather common among hardware manufacturers in the past, but which was not a policy of Microsoft itself.
Is unactivated Windows 10 illegal?
If windows is not activated and you are still using it, no. It is not technically illegal to just have un-activated windows on your PC.
Is Windows 10 bad for privacy?
Despite the mountain made of the molehill, Windows 10 is not unsafe, is not a privacy nightmare, and large corporations are not avoiding it because of any of that. Large corporations are moving to it at the same rate, or faster, than every other OS version.
What are the Windows 10 s restrictions?
But the scope of Microsoft’s Windows 10 S restrictions goes way beyond a simple app lock-down. For clarification, the Windows 10 S restrictions require that all apps and drivers have a Windows Store signature. That means users can’t side-load apps even if they are based on Microsoft’s Universal Windows Platform design.
What is Windows Hello and how does it protect you?
Microsoft claims that a combination of Windows Hello, Device Encryption, virtualization-based security, hypervisor-protected code integrity (HVCI), and Secure Boot “has been shown to reduce malware by 60 percent.” You obviously need modern hardware to enable all these protections, and Microsoft has been building toward this moment for years.
Is Microsoft enforcing strict CPU requirements?
Microsoft doesn’t typically enforce strict CPU requirements. After much confusion last week, Microsoft attempted to explain its hardware requirements again yesterday, and it sounds like the main driver behind these changes is security.
Why does Windows 11 have so many security requirements?
Microsoft’s rationale for Windows 11’s strict official support requirements—including Secure Boot, a TPM 2.0 module, and virtualization support—has always been centered on security rather than raw performance.