Windows news recap: Windows 11 SE announced, Windows 11 Store rolling out to Windows 10 devices, and more

Jack Wilkinson

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Welcome back to our Windows news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.

Windows 11 Store rolling out in phases to all Windows 10 devices

If upgrading to Windows 11 isn’t for you, or your device isn’t compatible, then you’ll be pleased to hear that the Windows 11 Microsoft Store is on its way to Windows 10 devices as well. It’s coming down through a phased rollout, so whilst some users may already be able to use it, others may have to wait a little bit longer.

iCloud for Windows gets more useful with ProRaw, ProRes and password generator support

iCloud for Windows has received a new update that brings a series of useful updates, including support for ProRaw, ProRes, and the ability to generate passwords. In addition, the shared file and folder management has also been made available.

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PC gamers will reportedly soon have more choice on where to install games

According to a new report, it may soon be possible to select where games from the Microsoft Store or Game Pass are installed, helping reduce restrictions when it comes to game management. The changes are reportedly being tested internally at Microsoft.

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Windows 11 SE is Microsoft’s new Chrome OS alternative for the EDU laptop market

Microsoft has unwrapped its plan to push further into the education laptop market, announcing Windows 11 SE. It’s Microsoft’s answer to Chrome OS, and aims to provide a streamlined and more budget-friendly option for education users.

Windows 11 se is microsoft’s new chrome os alternative for the edu laptop market - onmsft. Com - november 9, 2021

That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Windows news.