Microsoft accidentally leaks the name of its next operating system — and it isn’t Windows 11

On June 24th, Microsoft is internet hosting a serious occasion showcasing the future of its Windows operating system. While we all know adjustments will probably be made to the look and really feel of the operating system, we do not know what this new and (hopefully) improved model of Windows will probably be referred to as.

There have been a quantity of strategies together with Windows 365, WindowsOS, or simply “Windows”, however to this point most of the proof has indicated that it is Windows 11.

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In a method, this name makes rather a lot of sense – it helps Microsoft transfer away from some of the negativity surrounding Windows 10 and additionally promoting the incontrovertible fact that this can be a BIG change. However, Microsoft has mentioned in the previous that Windows 10 will probably be the “final” model of Windows.

While the firm is in its proper to vary its thoughts and carry Windows 11 out, one other clue has surfaced suggesting that Microsoft might plan to undertake a macOS-style naming conference with future variations of its software program.

Apple offers new updates to its operating system a geographic tag, with the newest being macOS Monterey. A current addition present in some Microsoft metadata (and later eliminated) means that the code name of the future Windows replace – Sun Valley – might nicely be the precise name of the product.

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WindowsNewest found {that a} Microsoft assist web page posted yesterday referred to 2 separate variations of Windows – Windows 10 and Windows Sun Valley. You can see this in the screenshot under.

Shortly afterwards, the reference to “Windows Sun Valley” was eliminated, indicating that the inclusion was a mistake. Now it may very well be that Microsoft didn’t wish to reveal the name, which is why it was eliminated, or it may very well be that the new model is simply referred to as that internally and will not be the official title. We will not have very long time to seek out out as the Windows announcement occasion is now slightly over two weeks away.

What do you suppose the new operating system will probably be referred to as? Windows 11, Windows Sun Valley or one thing else solely? Do share your ideas in the feedback under.

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