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Windows 11 is growing among Steam users

Adduplex recently published their January 2021 report, revealing the latest numbers about the Windows market. Despite Microsoft being less pushy in distributing the new OS, Windows 11 is steadily growing and slowly getting more and more users. Now we have the latest stats from Steam and its regular hardware survey. It shows how Windows 11 is doing among those who like to play games on their computers.

Fix the Yes button is missing in User Account Control on Windows 11

Today, we will show you what to do if the Yes button is missing on the User Account Control screen in Windows 11. User Account Control (simply UAC) is a built-in security system in Windows 11 that prevents unauthorized software and hardware changes on your computer. User Account Control requests an Administrator approval when the user or an app tries to install, modify, or uninstall a program, change settings, delete mission-critical files, etc.

Windows 11 will display more info in the Settings header

Albacore (@thebookisclosed) recently dumped a whole load of information about improvements that are allegedly coming soon to Windows Insiders. For example, improved Focus and notifications and a new Sustainability section in the Settings app. Now here is a new set of uncovered changes that might soon show up in the Windows Insider program.

Microsoft will soon make Office VBA macros much harder to run

VBA (Visual Basic Application) macros in Office apps are a pain for many IT Admins and regular users. Hackers often use VBA macros to infect typical Office documents and target people to steal sensitive data, spread malware, remote access, and do other sorts of nasty things. Usually, opening an infected Office document from an email attachment is all it takes to get in trouble. Microsoft now wants to fix this problem for good.

You will soon be able to customize the Share button on Xbox controllers

Microsoft is working on several quality-of-life improvements for Xbox Wireless Controller owners. Soon, second-gen Xbox One gamepads will receive a new firmware that enables multi-device support, allowing users to switch between Xbox Wireless and Bluetooth devices without re-pairing gamepads. In addition to multi-device support, another new feature coming soon is an option to remap the Share button.

Windows 11 is getting improved Focus, notification, and Sustainability Settings

Microsoft is getting ready to ship new Windows 11 preview builds to Windows insiders to test new features and enhancements. Albacore (@thebookisclosed) managed to uncover several improvements that are coming soon to the Settings app in Windows 11. Those are not available for public testing yet, but they might arrive in future Windows 11 preview builds.

The new Media Player for Windows 11 is now available in the Beta channel

In November 2021, Microsoft announced a revamped media player for Windows 11. The new app replaces Groove Music and Movies & TV. After a few months of extensive testing, Microsoft is ready to make the new Media Player for Windows 11 available for more insiders in the Beta channel.

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