Windows 11 no longer supports file drag-n-drop on address bar

Starting in the most recent version Windows 11 22H2 Moment 4, you can no longer drag a file to the address bar of File Explorer to copy or move it to a parent folder or other folder in the path. The change affects the upcoming major release, 23H2, as well. Microsoft considers the feature not enough popular among users, so the new File Explorer doesn't include it.

Some private Bard chatbot conversations have been exposed in online search

In September, researcher Gagan Ghotra discovered that some user queries to the Bard chatbot were visible in search engines as clear text. Even though Google has since closed access to these search results, Bing and Yandex still show some user requests with chatbot responses, including personal data.

Windows 11 no longer accepts Windows 8/7 keys for activation

Microsoft has finally closed the loophole that allowed you to get Windows 11 for free by using a legacy serial number. The algorithm that accepts activation keys from older Windows versions, such as Windows 8/8.1/7, has been disabled. From now on, you have to purchase a Windows 11-specific serial number to activate your copy.

ChatGPT no longer limited to data before 2021 when searching online

OpenAI's ChatGPT chatbot can now search the internet for reliable information with direct links to sources, expanding beyond its previous data limitations. Currently, this feature is only available to Plus and Enterprise subscribers. But soon it will become available to all users.

Firefox 118 released with local translation engine enabled by default

Firefox 118 is now available in the stable branch with several new features. The most anticipated one is a new translator, known as Project Bergamot. For video services like Google Meet the browser supports for background blur and other video effects. Besides version 118, the long-term support branch has received an update to version 115.3.0. Firefox 119 is now in beta testing, the release of which is scheduled for October 24.

Windows 11 version 23H2 is now available in Release Preview with ISOs

The latest Windows 11 2023 Update (version 23H2, build 22631) is now available to Windows Insiders in the Release Preview channel as an optional update. If you wish to install a new feature update for Windows 11, you can manually check for updates in Windows Update and opt-in. However, please note that the update will only appear if your device meets the minimum system requirements.

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