What is new in Windows 11

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Welcome to Windows 11! Here are some resources to get you acquainted with the new features and changes introduced for Windows 11.

New in manufacturing​

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Factory OSFactory OS is a lightweight OS image based on Windows configured to support early hardware and factory line bring-up. It boots to a minimal Factory OS Shell by default to support early hardware bring-up, device manufacturing and drivers/apps development. It can also be configured to boot to a Command Line interface to increase reliability on the factory line.
Languages overviewLanguages
  • More easily add and manage languages and Features on demand with the new Languages and Optional Features ISO. This ISO combines the previously separate Features on demand and language packs ISOs, and can be used as a FOD and Language pack repository.
  • Only LIP languages distributed as .cabs can be used in manufacturing. 5 LIP languages are now available as .cabs.
Features on DemandThe Features on Demand ISO has been replaced with the Languages and Optional Features ISO. This ISO includes FOD packages and languages packs.
Manage inbox network driversInbox PCI ethernet and WiFi drivers are now Features on Demand. You can easily remove these network driver FODs to reduce your disk footprint.
Using deployment tools with Windows 11 imagesWhen using deployment tools to work Windows 11 images, the Name you expect to use with images might be different than you expect. This topic contains an overview of the issue as well as some workarounds.
Windows Setup Command Line OptionsNew /EULA command line options lets you accept the EULA when you launch setup.exe

New customization options​

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Customize the Start menuWindows 11 has a new way to configure the apps that are pinned to the Start menu.
Configure the TaskbarUpdated Taskbar topic to reflect changes to the Taskbar.
Desktop background and themesGives guidance on how to create a custom wallpaper that is optimized for the Windows 11 experience.
Unattend settingsYou can now use Unattend to disable the startup sound.
Customize OOBEUpdated docs include new OOBE screen flow, information about the new quiet period, the new <ShowPhoneNumber> element for oobe.xml, and updated design guidance for creating a EULA.
Settings for better tablet experiencesCovers how to enable optimized experiences when tablets and 2-in-1 devices are in tablet posture.

New in design​

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Hypervisor-protected Code Integrity enablementNew installations on compatible systems have memory integrity turned on by default, though device manufacturers and end users have the ultimate control of whether the feature is enabled.
Docking and multi-monitor experiencesCovers the improved experience for users who work with multiple apps at a time. Provides an overview of docking/redocking, snap groups, and guidance for docking stations.


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There is some reading for me there :geek:
 

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And those links also link to other pages - it's a LOT of reading.

And well worth it.
 

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I like the new method to switch the language in Taskbar(Win key+space bar).
 

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