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.
Microsoft pushes Windows 8.1 users full-screen warning about end of support
Windows 8.1 users are being shown a full-screen warning that extended support is ending on January 10, 2023.
Microsoft backtracks on decision to prohibit sale of free open-source apps in Microsoft Store
Earlier this month, Microsoft announced that it was prohibiting the sale of free open-source software on the Microsoft Store. But now, the company has backtracked slightly, with amendments to its new policy.
Last month, we shared a few updates to Microsoft Store policies to help protect customers from misleading product listings. We heard your feedback, and today we made a change to policy 10.8.7 and 11.2 https://t.co/fJd50I4J0c 1/3
— Giorgio Sardo (@gisardo) July 18, 2022
Microsoft introduces new “Meet Windows 11” video series
A new video series titled “Meet Windows 11” has been launched, which aim to help users get up to speed with Windows 11, including showing off shortcuts, as well as customising the experience.
That’s it for this week. We will be back next week with more Windows news.