So when is a Windows 11 PC not a Windows 11 PC?


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Q: So when is a Windows 11 PC not a Windows 11 PC?

A: When it's a... grapefruit? A crescent wrench? A radio? :cool:
 

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jerrypc1

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Q: So when is a Windows 11 PC not a Windows 11 PC?

A: When it's a... grapefruit? A crescent wrench? A radio? :cool:
@Ghot That is a good explanation to me ;-)
 

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PeterW

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Big thanks to everyone for the help and specialist guidance. I've succesfully sorted out auto lopg-in using a combination of the ifo in Shawn's tutorial and netplswiz, so that's all done. The 'reg org' mystery I've left well alone as I reasd either on here or somewhere else that the pooter will function perfectly well without one having to provide it with one's name and 'organisation'.

Finally. . . I much enjoyed hdmi's diagnosis, that what I have is a tumbleweed computer. It rolls along, never quite settling in any place as far as anyone can see.

Last night, for example, after unexpected printing difficulties (i.e., computer doesn't communicate with Canon printer) I went to Canon's website in search of the latest drivers, and was helpfully advised that Canon recognises this Windows 11 Dell's Operating System as Windows 10

operating system detected windows 10.jpg


SoI'm much obliged to Ed at post #5 for explaining how such can come to be.

Once again, then, sincere thanks to all.

Today I'm closing down our @outlook.com email account; we never used it, or One Drive, or Skype or anything else (apart from a 20th Century Office 2000 and Flight Simulator, neither of which are usable now) as we'd prefer to have as little to do with Moronsoft in future as our Windows10/Windows 11 tumbleweed will allow. :)
 

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Gentlemen, everything depends on the key that you have, for example windows 10 home update on windows 11 you will get windows 11 home, win. 11 PRO goes to Win 11 pro I tried with the original key windows 11 pro and that key from win. 11 home.
 

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Thanks Obelisk. The thing is, this machine didn't start off with a Windows 10 Home OS, then upgraded to Windows 11, but equipped from new with Windows 11.

Anyway. Just so logn as it works. (Which thankfully it is doing now.)
 

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Gentlemen, everything depends on the key that you have, for example windows 10 home update on windows 11 you will get windows 11 home, win. 11 PRO goes to Win 11 pro I tried with the original key windows 11 pro and that key from win. 11 home.
Good job @obelix (y)
 

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It is best to install pure windows 11 pro on a comp or laptop. You have a digital license anyway if you had the original of any windows.
 

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