Windows 11 supports multiple sign-in accounts, each with its own customized Windows 11 experience. This can be useful in many situations, including for those with families.
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In addition to supporting sign-in accounts, Windows 11 also lets you configure other accounts within a sign-in account that can be used for other purposes.
Windows 11 includes two features, Windows Hello and Dynamic lock, that respectively make it easier to sign into Windows 11 and then automatically lock the PC when you're done using it.
It's still possible to use Windows 11 with a local account---sometimes called an offline account---if you prefer that configuration for some reason.
Some have what Microsoft calls a work or school account, which is a special kind of Microsoft account based on a technology called Azure Active Directory (Azure AD or AAD).
Windows 11 supports three types of sign-in accounts: Microsoft accounts, work and school accounts, and local accounts. This book focuses largely on Microsoft accounts.
Reset this PC is a system restore tool that helps you quickly reinstall Windows 11 and return it to a pristine, error-free state.
Before getting started with any of the recovery tools included with Windows 11, you should consider creating a recovery drive that can be used to boot your PC into the Windows Recovery Environment.
Microsoft Edge lets you install web apps in Windows 11 alongside traditional desktop applications, Microsoft Store mobile apps, and other types of apps.
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Because online shopping is such a common activity, Microsoft Edge includes a set of features that can help you save money while doing so.
A unique Microsoft Edge feature called Collections helps you gather, save, and organize information about a specific topic as you access relevant content from multiple places on the web.
Microsoft Edge provides unique reading features like a Reader mode experience for web articles, comprehensive built-in PDF capabilities, and Read aloud.
Microsoft Edge is a feature-rich web browser that's based on the same Chromium underpinnings that Google uses for Chrome and so it should seem familiar to most users.
The first time you launch Microsoft Edge, it displays a full-screen experience that steps you through configuring the browser.
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A Windows 11 feature called mobile hotspot lets you share your Internet connection with several other PCs and other devices.
Like your smartphone and other mobile devices, Windows 11 has an Airplane mode feature that instantly disables all of the wireless radios in your PC.
Windows 11 supports wired Ethernet networks, allowing you to reliably connect to the Internet and access other connected PCs, printers, and other devices.
Windows 11 supports wireless Wi-Fi ("wireless fidelity") networks, allowing you to conveniently connect to the Internet and your home network.
Windows 11 supports Ethernet (wired) and Wi-Fi (wireless) networking capabilities that let you connect to the Internet, access other devices on the local network, and more.
Windows 11 provides a feature called File History that backs up multiple copies of your personal files so that you can "go back in time" and recover earlier versions of them if needed.
Windows 11 includes a device encryption feature that helps protect the documents and other data that you store on your PC from being stolen or otherwise accessed by others.
Windows 11 includes tools to help you manage your PC's internal and external storage devices.
OneDrive is deeply integrated with Windows 11, allowing users to automatically backup and sync content between the cloud and their PCs.
Windows 10 and 11 introduce a new way to share files, photos, and website links. It's called Nearby sharing, and it's likely you've never even heard of it, let alone used it before.