Windows 11 is the latest version of Microsoft Windows, succeeding Windows 8.1 and Windows 7. It was released to manufacturing on July 29, 2015, and reached general availability on October 29, 2015. According to Microsoft, Windows 11 is installed on more than 400 million devices.
Windows 11 introduces a number of new features and improvements over its predecessor. Updates include the new Edge web browser, support for holographic computing, a new default desktop environment named “Start Menu” (replacing the Start screen), a voice assistant named Cortana, and integration with Xbox One gaming consoles. Windows 11 is the first version of Windows to be delivered as a free upgrade for eligible Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users
What you’ll need to install window 11:
After you have replaced your hard drive, you will need to install Windows. To do this, you will need the installation media and a product key. If you don’t have the installation media, you can create a recovery drive or download Windows from Microsoft.
Once you have the installation media, insert it into your computer and restart your computer. Press any key to boot from the installation media. You will then see the language selection screen. Select the language that you want to use and press next.
Next, you will see the install now screen. Click on repair your computer. You will then see the Windows setup screen. Click on Next.
Windows will now start installing. When you see the first windows logo, press any key to boot from cd/dvd drive. You will then see the language selection screen. Choose the language you wish to use and hit the next button.
Next, you will see the license agreement screen. It is optional to accept the license agreement. Press next to continue on with the installation process. The next screen will show you the Windows setup options. Select your preferred language and then click on install now.
The next screen will show the windows logo with a progress bar at the bottom. After the progress bar shows that it is complete, you will be shown a screen with your desktop. Now you will need to restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
WHY YOU NEED TO BACK UP YOUR DATA:
Your computer’s hard drive is its most important component. If it fails, your computer will not work. That’s why it’s important to back up your data regularly.
There are two ways to back up your data:
Offline backup – this is a copy of your data that is stored on a separate device, such as a USB drive or external hard drive.
Online backup – this is a copy of your data that is stored on the internet.
Both methods have their pros and cons:
Offline backups are cheaper, but they can be difficult to restore if you don’t have the device with you.
Online backups are more expensive, but they are easier to restore and you can access them from anywhere.
How to Restore your data after window installation: Steps to Install window?
When you install a new hard drive, you will need to restore your data. The best way to do this is to use an external hard drive or a USB flash drive. You can also use a CD or DVD, but this is less reliable. First, make sure that your computer is turned off and that the new hard drive is connected to the motherboard. Next, turn on the computer and enter the BIOS. Change the boot order so that the computer will boot from the external hard drive or USB flash drive. Save your changes and exit BIOS. The computer will start up and you will be able to restore your data.
Once you have installed Windows, it is important to update the drivers for your hardware. You can do this by visiting the manufacturer’s website and searching for drivers for your model of computer. Be sure to download and install all available updates for Windows. You should also scan your computer for malware and viruses and remove any that are found.