Why is the Windows 11 upgrade so slow?

On one of my laptops, a premium model with a Core i7, 32GB of RAM and a 2TB SSD disk, it seems to take forever (possibly longer) to upgrade from Windows 10 Pro to Windows 11 Pro, and I can’t quite wrap my head around it 🦄

I can download Ubuntu 22.04.LTS, or any other Linux distribution, at least twice, and perform either a version upgrade or a fresh install at least three times, in the time it takes for the Windows 11 upgrade to complete, if it completes.

If it’s not the CPU, and it’s not a lack of RAM, and it’s not the speed of the SSD, I can’t see how it can’t be directly linked to the Windows 11 upgrade code 🤔 Oh, and also, the Windows upgrade seems to need somewhere around 40-60 GB of available disk space. Yeah, because I just keep that much free space on my laptops, “just in case” …

Well, maybe when I get tired of waiting, I’ll just do what I normally do when I get tired of Windoze, re-boot the machine and select “Linux” from the boot menu, and be back to a good, functional, and safe place 😊🐧

If you need something to do while waiting for this never ending process, you could always check out the “Windows 11 Fake Update”, like I did, it’s on www.whitescreen.online/fake-windows-11-update-screen 😎

By the time my Windows 11 upgrade has completed, it’s probably time for Windows 365, or whatever it’ll be called 🙄

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