Windows 11's taskbar has received a new feature that many will not like: hovering the cursor over the taskbar search now opens the search flyout automatically. Here is how to disable that feature.
Windows 11 build 23545 fixes a number of File Explorer bugs and more
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In this episode of Microsoft Weekly: Windows 10 gets a surprising new feature straight from Windows 11; Intel makes questionable changes in its drivers; new preview builds for Windows 11 and more.
The latest Microsoft Weekly issue is here. Learn about Edge taking screenshots of websites you visit, new features for Windows 11, gaming news, and several look-back articles remembering old products.
Microsoft has updated release notes for the recently released build 23516 (Dev Channel). The company confirmed the taskbar might disappear and offered several workarounds to resolve the
Here is a guide showing how to remove the Bing logo from the taskbar in Windows 11, restore search highlight images, and make the search box transparent for a more subtle and less distracting look.
The latest Windows 11 preview build introduced an updated notification center button. The bell-shaped button is now fixed in the bottom-right corner and no longer features a notification counter.
The recently released Moment 3 update for Windows 11 brings a long-requested taskbar feature. However, Microsoft says enabling it results in higher energy consumption. Let's test this claim.
Microsoft is finally addressing one of the most popular taskbar-related complaints from Windows 11 users. Here is how to enable taskbar labels and ungrouping in the latest Windows 11 preview builds.
During the Build 2023 conference, Microsoft unveiled a few notable improvements for Windows 11, some of which are among the most requested and anticipated changes for the taskbar and other parts.
Here is a video showing several interesting ideas Microsoft could consider for its upcoming Windows "12." An upgraded taskbar to please all, better widgets, a properly organized Start menu, and more.
The latest edition of Microsoft Weekly contains all you would need to know about the latest events that transpired in the world of Microsoft during the past week, dive right in without further ado!
Here is a quick look at the upcoming "Never combine" option for Windows 11's taskbar. This much-requested feature could not make it to the first Windows 11 releases, but it is still coming.
This week has been quite busy when it comes to Microsoft news. We have a lot to unpack including Windows bugs and their respective fixes, new GPT integrations, and upcoming Windows features.
The latest edition of Microsoft Weekly packs news items related to "Windows 12" leaks, some hidden capabilities in Windows 11, and a bunch of app updates, with a sprinkle of Windows 7 news.
Join us in the latest edition of Microsoft Weekly where we recap important news updates from the Microsoft-verse including a new Canary Channel, AI shenanigans, and updates to Microsoft services.
Newly found strings in Windows 11's code show that Microsoft is working on addressing the most popular complaints about the OS'es taskbar: the missing show/hide labels and ungroup apps features.
If you find the Taskbar arrangement in Windows 11 awful or if its icons appear so small that they go virtually unnoticed, try adjusting its size. It will make the icons more clearly visible. See how!
One of the recent cumulative updates for Windows 11 introduced a redesigned pill-shaped Search button on the taskbar. Not everyone is a fan of this change, so here is how to restore the old variant.
This week's edition of Microsoft Weekly is filled to the brim with news about tons of new Windows bugs (and fixes), a bunch of Patch Tuesday updates, and improvements to a competent file manager.
Those using Windows 10 might experience weird taskbar behaviors after installing recent cumulative updates. Microsoft has confirmed the issue and shared a temporary workaround to mitigate the problem.
The latest Windows 11 build is supposed to fix many Taskbar bugs. However, as some users found out, it also has issues related to the classic Taskbar restored by StartAllBack. A fix is now out.
Do you pin applications to your taskbar? Would you like to be able open them without having to reach for your mouse? Join us today this week to find out how open them with your keyboard instead?
Windows 11 build 25252 has a new search box on the taskbar with one controversial quirk called search highlights. Here is how to disable those Windows 10-like search highlights in Windows 11.
The latest Windows 11 build has introduced a new search box that works like the one found in Windows 10. As usual, the new search box is not available for all insiders, so here is how to enable it.
In this edition of Microsoft Weekly we have a lot to unpack, including lots of Windows bugs and their associated fixes, changes to Windows 11 in the latest Dev Channel build, and games in Teams (!).
Microsoft has confirmed some weird issues with the taskbar in Windows 10. The company says it might briefly disappear, or the entire system might become unresponsive. Fortunately, the fix is here.
Microsoft is about to add one of the features it removed when transitioning from Windows 10 to 11. The latest Windows Server build lets you enable seconds for the clock in the notification area.
This week's edition of Microsoft Weekly is jam-packed with news about Windows 11, including items related to its performance and bugs, growth, as well as some new features that were recently added.
Microsoft refuses to return the "small icons" option for the taskbar in Windows 11, but you can resort to a similar-looking thing. Here is how to enable a new "compact" taskbar in Windows 11 22H2.
The Microsoft experiment with a new option that lets you move the search button on the taskbar from the center to the left seems to be taking shape and is now in a usable state in Beta.
Microsoft continues improving the recently redesigned notification area in Windows 11 Dev Channel. The most recent build adds new icons and animations, plus some extra confusion as a cherry on top.
Microsoft says the latest Windows 11 update has the option to open Task Manager by right-clicking the taskbar. For some reason, this change is off by default, but you can enable it with this guide.
Fluent Flyouts is a third-party app for those not happy with the stock button combining volume, battery, and network on the taskbar. The app restores some of the Windows 10 features and adds more.
This was a very busy week in the world of Microsoft due to not one, but two events taking place. We have lots to unpack including announcements about Ignite, Surface and some Patch Tuesday goodness.
During the annual Ignite conference, users spotted a somewhat cursed screenshot showing an Ubuntu-like redesign for Windows 11 with parts of the taskbar sitting on top of the screen.
Start11's latest update is here. Version 1.3 will please those who prefer the centered taskbar and want to use advanced features, such as icon ungrouping and customizable Start menu icons.
Here is a new undocumented feature spotted in the latest Windows 11 build 25217—Microsoft experiments with a new option that lets you move the search button on the taskbar from the center to the left.
Microsoft has returned a relatively basic functionality to Windows 11 after months of requests and complaints by users who had become accustomed to using it on Windows 10 and older operating systems.
The latest Windows 11 preview build from the Dev channel introduces much needed improvements for the system tray area, such as modern tooltips, better animations, the ability to drag icons, and more.
Microsoft integrated Teams at an OS-level with the launch of Windows 11. However, in the past year or so, we've barely seen any improvements in the communication app or evidence of market traction.