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Earlier this month, I wrote that Microsoft would implement new Windows 11 features before its next major feature update. This week, I was proven right, but not in the way I had hoped.

To understand what’s happening here, you need to know two things separate but now linked facts: that Microsoft is deliberately making it impossible in some cases for Windows 11 users to use the web browser they prefer (instead of Edge), and that Microsoft can/will/might update Windows 11 with new features before the next feature update, expected in October 2022; it is testing those new features now in the Dev channel of the Windows Insider Program.

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