Category Archives: Windows 11

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Windows 11 Remove Chat Button from Taskbar

This post will show you how to add or remove the Chat button from the taskbar on Windows 11. The Chat button in Windows 11 integrates Microsoft Teams directly into the taskbar. It allows you quickly chat with your friends using Teams (RIP Skype) using text messages, voice, or video calls. All that is needed is to click the Chat button and start a conversation.  Continue reading

Rename a Drive and Change Volume Label in Windows 11

You may want to rename a drive and change volume label in Windows 11 to better differentiate your storage options in File Explorer and other apps.  Every time you format a drive without specifying a name, Windows assigns the default "Local disk" name, for example, "Local disk (D:)." You can rename a volume at any time using one of several methods available in Windows 11. Continue reading

How to Restart File Explorer in Windows 11

This post will show you how to Restart File Explorer in Windows 11 in order to apply some setting, tweak, or fix an issue with the Windows shell. Windows Explorer, also known as explorer.exe but not to confuse with Internet Explorer, is a default process in Windows 11 responsible for the user interface and shell, file manager, taskbar, Start menu, etc. Sometimes you might want to restart it to apply some tweaks or changes in the UI or bring the system back to life. Continue reading

Commercial versions of Windows 11 will have Dark Mode on by default

Later this year, Microsoft plans to ship Windows 11, its latest operating system, to existing compatible machines. Although we do not know the exact launch day and the compatibility question remains open, there is some interesting information about upcoming changes in Windows 11. According to the Software giant, commercial versions of Windows 11 will ship with dark mode on by default. Continue reading