What is Windows 11 if 10 was the last Windows? During the ‘Tiles, Notifications, and Action Center’ conference, held on May 3, 2015 in Chicago during the Microsoft Ignite event, Microsoft Developer Evangelist Jerry Nixon said that “Windows 10 is the latest version of Windows.” With Satya Nadella at the helm, Microsoft turned their update policy upside down, starting from the point that the step to 10 from previous systems was completely free. The Redmond people were confident that the novel way of compiling, deploying and maintaining their Windows system would convince all users. A model called ‘Windows as a service’, which began a new era in which it was intended to simplify the installation and management of the computers themselves.
At that time, the company neither confirmed nor denied the words of Jerry Nixon and the only thing they officially communicated is that, as a service (SaaS), the new system would receive patches and updates continuously. During the last six years, the update policy has resulted in a complete feature update that has added functions to the system, every six months, and small quality -and security- patches that have been arriving in package form on the second Tuesday of September. every month –’Patch Tuesday’–, or immediately if the update required it. Ultimately, Nixon’s enthusiasm led him to make the wrong statement.
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So what is Windows 11 if 10 wasn’t the last Windows? Nadella himself defines it as “the next generation of Windows”. What is clear is that it is a history that repeats itself, as we already affirmed about Windows 98 in number 1 of Computer Hoy “[…] you can already guess what is going to happen. Those who want to use updated hardware and software will not be able to give up installing the new version. […]”And it is that, for 36 years, Windows does not stop being a commercial brand: 11 is still Windows and 10, just as it took advantage of elements of 8, or 600 numbers ago, we saw how 98 inherited part of the knowledge of 95 .
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