December 1, 2023

With Microsoft releasing Home windows 11 model 23H2 as we speak, I assumed it was solely becoming that I launch the primary 23H2 replace for the Home windows 11 Discipline Information e-book as nicely.

This replace consists of all of the updates I’ve launched to the net model of the Home windows 11 Discipline Information right here on so far. In PDF type, it encompasses about 160 pages of latest and up to date content material, and with uncommon exceptions, all of the screenshots are model new too. The e-book is now over 950 pages lengthy and is comprised of over 150,000 phrases.

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New chapters embody:

  • Copilot (within the Desktop part)
  • Home windows Backup (in Information)

Present chapters that have been up to date for 23H2 embody:

  • What’s New and Acquainted in Home windows 11 Model 23H2
  • What’s Lacking in Home windows 11 Model 23H2
  • Home windows 11 Model 23H2 {Hardware} Necessities and Suggestions
  • Improve from Home windows 10 to Home windows 11 Model 23H2
  • Improve to Home windows 11 Model 23H2 on Unsupported {Hardware}
  • Create Home windows 11 Model 23H2 Set up Media
  • Step-by-Step: Home windows Setup First-Boot Expertise (Beforehand known as Clear Set up Home windows 11)
  • Step-By-Step: Home windows Setup Out-of-Field Expertise (OOBE)
  • Overcome Home windows 11 Setup Annoyances
  • OneDrive

Once I introduced that I’d fully replace the guide for 23H2 a few month in the past, it wasn’t clear when Microsoft would ship the precise product replace and my finest guess was that it might be on or after November 14. This is able to have given me loads of time to prep the primary e-book replace, as I needed it to incorporate as a lot new content material as attainable and for the foundational starting chapters to be fully up to date on the very least. However this has been an unprecedented yr of chaos, change, and uncertainty on the subject of Home windows 11 updates, and it’s completely good that Microsoft selected Halloween for this launch. In fact it did.

It’s OK, I used to be principally prepared: As I famous final week (earlier than Microsoft informed me in regards to the 23H2 launch date), I needed this primary e-book launch to no less than embody the brand new Copilot and Home windows Backup chapters, and I used to be capable of accomplish that, even on a tighter than anticipated schedule. So I really feel fairly good about this.

Going ahead, I’ll replace present chapters and add new chapters concurrently to the e-book and internet variations of the Home windows 11 Discipline Information. I’ll go in some order or transfer round randomly because the temper strikes, we’ll see. However if you’re desirous about these updates, this web site is the place to look: I’ll solely e mail the e-book consumers about coming updates often.

Thanks for studying!