One of the recent Windows 11 dev builds removed the option to open the legacy "Network Connection" UI found in Control Panel. Instead of launching the classic UI, the ncpa.cpl command was redirecting users to the modern Settings app and its "Network & Internet" section. In a somewhat unexpected move, Microsoft restored the ability to launch "Network Connection" using the ncpa.cpl command.
You can make Windows 11 switch Keyboard Layout per app in Windows 11. By default, when you switch the keyboard layout, it applies globally to all open windows. If you find this inconvenient, here are two ways to change this behavior.
You can disable Microsoft Edge tabs in the Alt+Tab dialog in Windows 11 if you don't like this behavior. By default, Alt+Tab adds 5 most recent tabs open in Microsoft Edge to app thumbnails when you switch between windows.
In October 2021, Microsoft released a preview build of Windows 11 with one notable change: a new section in the Settings app where users can view and manage subscriptions, such as Microsoft 365, Xbox Game Pass, and others. Several months since the initial announcement and slow rollout to subsets of Windows Insiders, Microsoft is ready to ship the new section to all Windows 11 users.
Microsoft today released a fresh Windows 11 preview build 22538. The new version does not bring significant new features, but enthusiasts quickly uncovered something unexpected: a new Task Manager. Windows 11 build 22538 has a hidden Task Manager with a fresh design and even dark mode support.
A new build hits the Dev Channel. Windows 11 Build 22538 comes with a pack of good fixes, along with a number of new features. To name a few, there are the weather in the taskbar available to all Insiders. Also, Alt + Tab has got a nice visual refinement, and Voice access now supports the touch keyboard.
Microsoft allows you to disable Widgets in Windows 11 by using Group Policy. For editions of Windows 11, such as Home, Group Policy is not available. But here is a bit of good news - you can also turn off Widgets with a Registry Tweak instead.
Today, Microsoft announced its intention to acquire Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion. The deal is set to close somewhere between July 2022 and June 2023. Obviously, the acquisition will require approval from both the boards of directors of both companies and from regulatory authorities.
Today, we will review an easy way to disable Modern Standby in Windows 11 and Windows 10. Modern Standby is a modern power mode that has certain advantages and disadvantages.
Windows 11 is likely to get support for third-party widgets pretty soon. The widget panel is one of the major innovations in Windows 11. But its current set of features is very limited. It only supports widgets made by Microsoft. Currently, the panel can only display the weather forecast, traffic information, as well as the Outlook calendar, photos and to-do list from Microsoft To-Do. However, the situation may change soon.