Windows 11 is arriving on October 5 and it comes with several important design changes, including a new design for the context menu and notification center. One under-the-bonnet optimisation that will not be immediately noticed is that the disk footprint of Windows 11 has been reduced.
To reduce disk footprint of Windows 11, Microsoft have made changes to the compression technology of the operating system and the initial state of inbox apps. The default state of inbox apps (like Sticky notes) is actually a stub. So, when you launch Sticky Notes for the first time from the Start menu, you’ll see a new loading screen, and then the rest of the app binaries will be loaded on demand from the Microsoft Store without any manual action from the user.
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