Windows 11 Removed Features | Deprecated Applications from Windows 11 | Latest List

Microsoft announced more details about Windows 11 removed features. Microsoft gives a free upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11 if the PC meets the minimum system requirement. You can also check the list of deprecated/removed applications and features from Windows 11.

Microsoft Windows 11 is not released yet to the public. Microsoft announced that they start deploying Windows 11 updates later this year (by the end of 2021?). As per the latest information, Windows 11 will be released to Windows insider rings by next week (the last week of June 2021).

As I mentioned in the previous blog, you can check for compatibility using the PC Health Check app to see if your current PC meets the minimum system requirements to run Windows 11 or not. In this post, you will see the list of removed features from Windows 11.

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Windows 11 New Features

Microsoft Windows 11 is the next generation of Windows. This version of Windows is designed for the next decade. There are many UI and enhanced features announced by Microsoft with more integration with the cloud.

  • Redesigned for productivity, creativity, and ease
  • A faster way to connect to the people you care about
  • Delivering the best PC gaming experiences yet
  • A faster way to get the information you care about
  • An all-new Microsoft Store where your favorite apps and entertainment come together
  • Creating a more open ecosystem unlocking new opportunity for developers and creators
Windows 11 Removed Features | Deprecated Applications from Windows 11
Windows 11 Removed Features | Deprecated Applications from Windows 11

Removed Features from Windows 11

The following features might be deprecated or removed when you upgrade to Windows 11 or perform a fresh install of Windows 11. The below list provides you the information regarding some of the key features impacted with Windows 11 fresh install or upgrade:

Removed Apps with Windows 11

The following apps will not be removed on upgrade from Windows 10. These apps will no longer be installed for Windows 11 by default.

1E Nomad
Removed Apps3D Viewer
Removed AppsOneNote for Windows 10 
Removed Apps Paint 3D
Removed Apps Skype
Windows 11 Removed Features | Deprecated Applications from Windows 11
Windows 11 Removed Features | Deprecated Applications from Windows 11
Windows 11 Removed Features | Deprecated Applications from Windows 11

Removed Features from Windows 11 Start Menu

Let’s understand Windows 11 Start Menu Alignment Options and how to align Center or Left from the following post. How to align start menu to Center or Left.

Let’s check what the features removed from Windows 11 start menu.

Start MenuNamed groups and folders of apps are no longer supported
Start MenuThe layout is not currently resizable
Start MenuPinned apps and sites will not migrate when upgrading from Windows 10
Start MenuLive Tiles are no longer available in Windows 11
Start MenuGlanceable and Dynamic content are replaced with Widgets icon
Windows 11 Removed Features | Deprecated Applications from Windows 11
Windows 11 Removed Features from Start Menu | Deprecated Applications from Windows 11
Windows 11 Removed Features from Start Menu | Deprecated Applications from Windows 11

Features Removed from Windows 11 Taskbar

The following table gives you a quick overview of deprecated features of Window 11 taskbar.

TaskbarCortana will no longer be included 
TaskbarNews & Interests Evolved with Widgets icon on the Taskbar
TaskbarPeople app is removed from the taskbar
TaskbarSome icons may no longer appear in the System Tray (systray) for upgraded devices including previous customizations
TaskbarAlignment to the bottom of the screen is the only location allowed
TaskbarApps can no longer customize areas of the Taskbar
Windows 11 Taskbar removed features
Windows 11 Taskbar

Windows 11 Removed Features

Now, let’s look at the features that Microsoft is planning to remove from Windows 11 PC. Some of the interesting features that got removed from Windows 11 PC are Tablet mode and Cortana.

Windows 11 First Boot ExperienceCortana will no longer be included 
Tablet ModeTablet Mode is removed and new functionality
TimelineThe timeline is removed. Some similar functionality
Touch KeyboardTouch Keyboard will no longer dock and undock keyboard layouts on screen sizes 18 inches and larger
WalletWallet is removed
Math Input PanelMath Recognizer will install on demand and includes the maths input control and recognizer
Desktop wallpaperDesktop wallpaper cannot be roamed to or from the device when signed in with a Microsoft account
Internet ExplorerInternet Explorer is disabled and IE Mode will be available
Quick StatusQuick Status from the Lockscreen and associated settings are removed
S ModeS Mode is removed from Windows 11 professional and enterprise editions
Snipping Tool Snipping Tool  Replaced with Snip & Sketch.

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