Microsoft will make the process of installing and setting up Windows 11 more exciting with a modern version of an old game, at least surfing has appeared on Surface devices.

Installing Windows isn’t one of the most exciting activities – although the process may only take a few minutes on modern hardware.

Anyway, now it looks like Microsoft wants to brighten up the gray minutes of installing and upgrading Windows 11 by offering to run a fresh version of the surfing game SkiFree during the process. This game was also released in the Edge browser a few years ago, but its history dates back to 1991.

The new option is A the edge Our journalist discovered it while setting up a Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2, so it’s questionable whether it’s just him browseThe game appears on Ace laptops or during every Windows 11 installation.

The game during the installation process.


You have to enter the URL edge://surf in the address bar of Edge browser, and you can play the new old game without installing Windows.

The process of installing and setting up Windows has evolved a lot in recent years, and a new game can make the process much more interesting.

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