Starting today, Microsoft is starting forced updates of the first version of Windows 11 (21H2) to the current Windows 11 2022 Update (22H2). It is noted that the update will be phased in, and those computers on which Windows 11 21H1 has been installed the longest will be updated first. Continue reading
The third-party Messenger widget that was announced in Windows 11 build 25284 is not the only new widget available to Insiders in the Dev channel. Without a fanfare, Microsoft has added a dedicated Phone Link mini app that casts updates from your phone to the Widgets pane.
Recently, it was discovered that Window 11 supports intallation on ReFS in Dev Channel builds. As it is a work in progress, the setup program could use an ReFS partition, but could not create one or format an existing one. There is some progress on this in Build 25284. Continue reading
Microsoft has released its a new optional "Preview" patch KB5022360 for stable Windows 11 version 22H2. The update raises the OS version to build 22621.1194 and comes with several fixes. It resolves issues searchindexer.exe, including image search from the taskbar. Also, it fixes a bug that makes the PC enter sleep mode when a game controller is connected. Continue reading
Microsoft has released new Windows 11 version 22H2 builds 22621.1245 and 22623.1245. They are available via the KB5022358 update to Insiders on the Beta channel. They traditionally follow the new feature shipping pattern:
- Build 22623.1245 - New feature testing available.
- Build 22621.1245 - New features disabled by default.
Microsoft Edge 'Phoenix' is an internal reimagining of the Edge web browser with a new UI and more features. It will have a new Windows 11-style user interface and unique productivity features. The browser will be deeply integrated with Windows, and will look more like a native app for Windows 11. Continue reading
With Windows 11 build 25284, the operating system has got a new feature. Dubbed as "Fix problems using Windows Update", it will allow you to reinstall the currently installed build without an installation media. It will perform in-place upgrade using files from Windows Update. Continue reading
Microsoft is releasing Windows 11 Build 25284 to Insiders in the Dev channel. It ships the first third-party widget, Messenger, that displays recent updates from your buddies in the Widgets pane. Besides, there is a good pack of fixes.
Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows Terminal 1.17 in Preview. The app has got several new customization options. Now you can customize the profile drop-down menu and add there your own folders and even submenu. Additionally, it is now easy to restart a process that finished its work in a Terminal tab. Terminal Preview 1.17 supports Mica for its window, so it looks more stylish and consistent. Continue reading
Just recently Microsoft the ability to record a video from the screen to the inbox Snipping Tool app. It now allows to pause the video screen recording on pause, and brings with it a bit updated color dialog. Continue reading