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Intel Teases Windows 11 October Debut

July 19, 2021

Intel has offered another hint that Microsoft plans to release Windows 11 in October.

Windows Latest reported that Intel referred to Windows 11 as the “October 2021 Update (21H2)” in the release notes for DCH GPU driver That naming convention follows the same pattern as major updates to Windows 10, with the Windows 10 May 2021 Update also being known as the 21H1 release, for example.

Intel also clarified that it wasn’t referring to an upcoming version of Windows 10 by identifying the operating system as “Microsoft Windows 11-64.” Microsoft could still release a noteworthy update to Windows 10 in the second half of the year, of course, but Intel was specifically targeting Windows 11 with this driver update.

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