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Microsoft will solve Windows on ARM’s biggest flaw beginning in November

At long last, Microsoft is ready to address the most significant shortcoming of Windows on ARM devices: the inability to run the common 64-bit code for X86 chips.In a blog post on Wednesday, Microsoft said that 64-bit support was due in November, though only as part of its Insider beta program. When completed, it will…

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Microsoft will solve Windows on ARM’s biggest flaw beginning in November

At long last, Microsoft is ready to address the most significant shortcoming of Windows on ARM devices: the inability to run the common 64-bit code for X86 chips.In a blog post on Wednesday, Microsoft said that 64-bit support was due in November, though only as part of its Insider beta program. When completed, it will allow Windows on ARM PCs to run every application that an X86 PC with an Intel or AMD chip inside it can run.“We are excited about the momentum we are seeing from app partners embracing Windows 10 on ARM, taking advantage of the power and performance benefits of Qualcomm Snapdragon processors,” Panos Panay, Microsoft’s chief product officer, wrote in the post. “We heard your feedback and are making Microsoft Edge faster while using less battery, and announced that we will soon release a native Microsoft Teams client optimized for Windows 10 on ARM. We will also expand support for running x64 apps, with x64 emulation starting to roll out to the Windows Insider Program in November. “To read this article in full, please click here
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