Microsoft banned Rufus from downloading Windows ISOs

Looks like Microsoft isn't happy with third-party tools that replace and extend features of its very own Media Creation Tool. So it has silently made a change to servers that host Windows ISO files. The change now affects the popular Rufus tool, which can't now download Windows 8, Windows 10 and Windows 11.

How to enable new taskbar animation in Windows 11 Dev channel

Just a few days ago Microsoft has released a new Dev channel build 25179 to Insiders. The most important change in it is tabs in File Explorer enabled for everyone. It also includes a new navigation pane, also enabled for everyone. Besides, it comes with a hidden gen. There's a new taskbar animation.

Windows 11 Build 25179 (Dev) brings up File Explorer tabs and navigation pane to everyone

Today's build in the Dev channel finally makes File Explorer tabs and the new navigation pane available to everyone. Also, Microsoft is experimenting with how File Explorer shows search results. Finally, there are input improvements, and ISO images available for clean install.