Category: Windows 11

Windows 11

Best Practice Analyser – ‘Warning’ Short file name creation should be disabled – Configuration

Disabling Short filename Creation frees up performance for other file server tasks This will stop NTFSfrom generating the 8 char filename alias for all files (only required for very old software) Example: Query the current state for the setting: To disable the function, change the following registry value & reboot the system HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem NtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation Set …

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Bug Bash Quests for the Beta Channel

Bug Bashing on the #Windows11 Beta Channel – join me in testing & sending feedback available July 20th to 25th (PDT) #WindowsInsiders #WIMVP #WIMVPBenelux @aavdberg @JamesvandenBerg @windowsinsider @JenMsft @NorthFaceHiker @brandonleblanc @amanda_lango 🪲🔨🎉🎊😎 pic.twitter.com/dOwo6IMzal — Erik Moreau #WIMVP #MODERNDESKTOP 🇧🇪 (@ErikMoreau) July 23, 2022

Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25163

Hi all, Last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25163 to the Dev Channel. Upgrades went smooth a fast here, the taskbar overflow needed an extra reboot before it appeared so if you want to test it, after upgrade do an extra reboot to trigger it. Taskbar overflow is very nice, this was a missing …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25158

Hi all, Last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25158 to the Dev Channel. I installed it on my main device while on free wireless hotspot during a week off with the kids, it went surprisingly fast & smooth The new search experience in the taskbar looks nice! What’s new Notification badging for Widgets We’re …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25151

Hi all, Last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25151 to the Dev Channel. Surface Book 3 has an issue (since 25141) resuming from standby, it gets stuck on a black screen with no way out but long press the power button. (Feedback Hub: https://aka.ms/AAhdr7f) A new Quest has landed in the Feedback Hub, …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25145

Hi all, last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25145 to the Dev Channel. LAPS (Local Amin Password Solution) is now part of Windows 11, with new GPO’s no longer need to install the Laps agent All smooth upgrades here, Happy upgrading! What’s new in Build 25145 Narrator Braille Driver Solution Braille devices will continue …

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Windows 11 Release Health Videos

The Windows 11 release health page found here: Windows 11 Updates Has this great new feature, every month the Patch-Tuesday update changes are neatly bundled with a video explaining what’s fixed & what’s new in this month’s updates and even some tips! Making them easier to understand even for less tech savvy end-users. Here’s the …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25140

Hi all, last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25140 to the Dev Channel. A quick & smooth update on all devices here, WinRAR context menu’s that were re-enabled for Windows 11 with the build 6.10 are not working on this build, as a workaround enabling the legacy context menu option under settings / …

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Windows Update: Get me up to date

This new option in Windows 11 called ‘Get me up to date’ is located in the settings app, under Windows Update / Advanced options Once turned on, Windows Updates will get your device updated as fast as possible restart as needed even if you’re in active hours, a great option to use when going out …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22621.160

Hi all, Today Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22621.160 (KB5014770) to the Beta Channel. Also possibly enabling the explorer tabs for you… if you’re one of the lucky early deploy testers What’s new File Explorer Tabs & Navigation Updates To help you work across multiple locations at the same time, the title bar of File …

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