Windows 11 will unpack RAR/7z files staring this Fall, will create such archives in 2024

Microsoft has shed some light on the upcoming advanced archive format support in Windows 11. At Build 2023, the company announced native support for several popular compressed file formats, including RAR, 7zip, and TAR. Although the company has now specified the time of the feature's release to users.

Bing has become the default search engine for ChatGPT

Microsoft's Bing search engine is now the default search experience for ChatGPT, thanks to their partnership with OpenAI. ChatGPT Plus subscribers will have access to the new search engine, which provides more accurate and up-to-date answers with web data and citations. A plugin will also be available soon for free users to enable Bing on ChatGPT.

Windows 12 will not support ARM32 apps

At the Build 2023 event, Microsoft revealed that forthcoming Qualcomm Oryon processors and the next iteration of Windows, unofficially widely dubbed "Windows 12", will not be compatible with apps designed for the ARM32 architecture. This decision is reasonable, given that most programs have already adopted ARM64, with the remaining few running through x86 emulation.

Microsoft has introduced Edge for Business, new UI, and stable version of Workspaces

Microsoft has launched a preview of a new work experience called Microsoft Edge for Business. The company suggests it as the default experience for organizations. This will allow you to organize private browsing activity and work tasks in separate, non-overlapping processes.

Microsoft has officially announced native RGB lighting support in Windows 11

Earlier, we reported that Microsoft is working on native RGB lighting support for devices like monitors, mice and keyboards. The feature was first spotted in Dev Channel Build 25295. At Build 2023, Microsoft revealed this feature officially.

Native RAR support and taskbar button labels are officially coming to Windows 11

Today at Build 2023, Microsoft has announced two long awaited changes coming to Windows 11. First of all, the company has officially confirmed that soon users will be able to group taskbar buttons and enable labels for them. The other announcement is native support for tar, 7-zip, rar, gz and many others archive formats.

Here’s the major UI update that is coming to File Explorer in Windows 11

On Windows 11, the File Explorer app has a new titlebar with a tab row, but the file and folder listing is not different from what it used to be in Windows 10. Microsoft is about to change this in the near future, with a major File Explorer redesign.

Windows 11 to get AI-powered Copilot and Cloud Backup features

Today at Build 2023, Microsoft has announced several additions to Windows 11. As AI has major priority for the company, one of the first announcements includes the AI-powered Copilot tool for the operating system. Another announcement sheds some light on the Cloud Backup options that were announced back at Build 2022. Microsoft has almost finished it, so it will greatly simplify the initial setup of a new computer.

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