👍 #872 - Should I Update to Windows 11?
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Greetings from Independence, Oregon.
OK, by the time you read this I'll be back home, but still. Had a great time over the weekend assisting with the Bike MS: Willamette Valley 2021 charity ride. For those versed in such things, I was a "SAG" wagon, driving the course repeatedly looking for bike riders in need of assistance, and radioing status back to ride headquarters.
A good time, for a good cause.
This week's featured article
I'm kinda surprised by two things already:
- The number of people forging ahead and installing it.
- The number of people upset because I say you shouldn't.
Yep, I said you shouldn't.
Also this week:
- Oh, look! An open hotspot nearby! How to connect to it, and whether you should.
- Getting rid of that pesky, wrong, email address suggestion when composing mail.
- Backup drive full? Now what?
Gary's traveling, I'm SAG-ing, so we're not TEH-ing this week or next.
Hope summer's treating you well,
This Week's Featured Article
Should I Update to Windows 11?
When it's time, you'll know.
Windows 11 has been announced to much fanfare, hype, and confusion. Windows 11 certainly isn't ready for prime time, and likely not ready for you.
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
How Do I Connect My Desktop to Open Wi-Fi Nearby?
|Wi-Fi hotspots make for a convenient connection. To connect, you need proximity, a little hardware, and most important, permission.|
How Do I Remove Invalid Email Addresses from Auto-fill?
|This is all about the many ways your computer tries to make your life easier. Sometimes it tries just a little too hard.|
What Do I Do If My Backup Drive is Full?
|If you're backing up regularly to an external drive, chances are you're accumulating lots of data. I'll look at how to organize it, and what to keep.|
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Should I Update to Windows 11Windows 11 has been announced to much fanfare, hype, and confusion. Windows 11 certainly isn't ready for prime time. Should you upgrade?
How Do I Connect My Desktop to Open Wi-Fi Nearby?Open Wi-Fi hotspots make for a convenient connection. To connect you need proximity, a little hardware, and most important: permission.
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