Microsoft has issued the first cumulative update for the brand new Windows 11 version 22H2. The KB5017389 patch is currently available as an optional update for those who run "Windows 11 2022 Update." It comes with several fixes, and also adds enhancements like Widgets notifications, reliability updates for the Microsoft Store, improvements for daylight saving time Chile, and more.
Google again changes how the infamous Manifest V3 will reach Chrome users. It gives developers one more year for using Manifest V2-based add-ons, including ad blockers. The latter heavily depend on features that were removed from the latest Manifest, making content filtering less effective.
The newest release, Windows 11 version 22H2, reportedly has a number of confirmed issues with printers. For some users it removed all network printers, and for others it eliminates most of the printer's functionality.
Microsoft has officially announced a change in the Edge Canary release schedule. The company will now release two builds on the same day. This will happen not every day, but occasionally. The first portion of such builds was released yesterday.
With the Dev channel build 25211 Microsoft re-introduced the ability to drag-n-drop icons in the system tray on the taskbar. However, this novelty is not available to everyone. The company is rolling out it gradually, starting with a small group of users. Luckily, it is easy to activate this feature manually.
Besides the new Dev channel build that restores Task Manager in the taskbar context menu, Microsoft has released two builds to Insiders in the Beta channel. Build 22623.730 has new features, and Build 22621.730 comes with new features disabled by default. Both builds are released as the KB5017385 cumulative update.
Microsoft has released a new build to Insiders in the Dev channel. Windows 11 Build 25211 restores Task Manager in the taskbar context menu, includes a new Settings page for Widgets, and features auto-save screenshot option in the Snipping tool.
You may be familiar with the Unlocker freeware app that allows deleting files in use. The app is able to find what process is locking the file. The similar functionality now comes to PowerToys with a new "File Locksmith" utility.
The Project Monarch app goes live for Office Insiders. Microsoft was testing it since May of this year. But at that time only select customers and some Office Insider program participants on the Beta channel could access it. Microsoft today announced that the new app is available to all Office Insiders on the Current channel, whether they have a personal or corporate Microsoft 365 subscription.
Microsoft has released Administrative Templates with XLSX Spreadsheet that match Group Policy options in the Windows 11 version 22H2. System administrators and IT Pros can install them to manage server and client versions of "Windows 11 2022 Update" via Active Directory and related deployment services. For consumers, XLSX Group Policy spreadsheet is a must have thing, as it exposes all the Registry options related to this or that Policy Options.