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Top 10 reasons why you may not want to upgrade to Windows 11

Top 10 reasons why you may not want to upgrade to Windows 11

Windows 11 is the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system, but it’s not without its critics. Here are 10 reasons why you may not want to upgrade to Windows 11.

Top 10 Reasons Why You May Not Want to Upgrade to Windows 11

Top 10 Reasons Why You May Not Want to Upgrade to Windows 11

The History of Microsoft Windows in Australia

Microsoft Windows has been a dominant force in the Australian personal computing market for over 30 years. The first version of Windows, Windows 1.0, was released in Australia in 1985. It was a graphical user interface (GUI) for the MS-DOS operating system, and it quickly became popular for its ease of use and compatibility with a wide range of software.

In the years since Microsoft has released 15 major versions of Windows. Each new version has introduced new features and improvements, but it has also been met with some criticism. For example, Windows Vista was criticised for being slow and resource-intensive, while Windows 8 was criticised for its new Start menu design.

Despite the criticism, Microsoft Windows remains the most popular operating system in Australia. In 2022, it had a market share of over 90%. This is due in part to Microsoft’s aggressive marketing campaigns and its close ties with hardware manufacturers.

 

Top 10 Reasons Why You May Not Want to Upgrade to Windows 11

Windows 11 is the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system, but it’s not without its critics. Here are 10 reasons why you may not want to upgrade to Windows 11:

  • Hardware requirements: Windows 11 has some fairly high hardware requirements, which means that not all computers will be able to upgrade.
  • New design: The new design of Windows 11 is not to everyone’s taste. Some people find it to be too cluttered and confusing.
  • Lack of features: Windows 11 is missing some features that were present in previous versions of Windows, such as the Start menu and the ability to move taskbar icons.
  • Performance: Some people have reported that Windows 11 is slower and less responsive than previous versions of Windows.
  • Security concerns: There have been some security concerns raised about Windows 11. For example, it has been reported that the operating system is more vulnerable to malware attacks.
  • Compatibility issues: Some software may not be compatible with Windows 11. This could be a problem if you use older or specialised software.
  • Cost: Windows 11 is not a free upgrade for users of previous versions of Windows. You will need to pay for a new license if you want to upgrade.
  • Unnecessary upgrade: If your computer is running Windows 10 smoothly, there may be no need to upgrade to Windows 11.
  • Warranty issues: If you upgrade to Windows 11 and your computer starts having problems, your warranty may be void.
  • Fear of the unknown: Some people are afraid of change and don’t want to upgrade to a new operating system.

 

The Original PC Doctor: Your One-Stop Shop for Windows 10 and 11

If you’re unsure whether to upgrade to Windows 11 or if you’re having problems with your computer after upgrading, the Original PC Doctor can help. We can supply new computers with Windows 10 or downgrade Windows 11 to Windows 10 on a pre-loaded machine. We can also help you with any other computer problems you may have.

Call us today on 1300 723 628 to learn more about our services.

Written by The Original PC Doctor on 15/8/2023.

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