Category: Windows 11

Windows 11

Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25197

Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25197 to the Dev Channel. What’s new Tablet-optimized taskbar We’re re-introducing the touch-optimized taskbar that’s designed to make you feel more confident and comfortable using your device as a tablet. Your taskbar will automatically transition to this optimized version when you disconnect or fold back the keyboard on …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25193

Hi all, last Thursday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25193 to the Dev Channel. Upgrades went smooth, no hiccup’s only the Surface GO took ages to pass ‘Working on updates 20%’ after the reboot Happy Upgrading! What’s new Introducing Xbox subscription management in Settings With this build, we are introducing a new Xbox subscription management …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25188

Hello all, last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25188 to the Dev Channel. Fast & smooth here no issues during the upgrades Stange icon dace on the taskbar, when you open up just enough app to fill the taskbar with icons, they start dancing (Feedback Hub: https://aka.ms/AAhv9bt) Happy ppgrading! What’s new Updated Touch Keyboard …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25182

Hi all, last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25182 to the Dev Channel. Upgrades went smooth here on all devices, no GSOD on the Surface Book 3 any more up to now The Surface App is having a strange issue with the images (Feedback Hub: https://aka.ms/AAhqbd9) Fixes [General] We fixed the issue that …

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Reliability History- quick status check

When issues arrise on a Windows device many of us dive into the eventlogs, check when latest updates were installed, when the device was restarted, how often does a certain app crash… This can be quite a job filtering through logs, looking up info at numerous locations. Windows has a built-in tool that does a …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25179

Hi all, last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25179 to the Dev Channel. Smooth & fast upgrade on all but 1 of my devices, one needed to retry the operation (try again before the reboot) & was successful the 2nd time GSOD on intel drivers is still happening on this build for my Surface …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25174

Hi all, last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25174 to the Dev Channel. Smooth & fast upgrades here on all devices The taskbar overflow aligns to the left of the screen which is a bit strange (Feedback Hub: https://aka.ms/AAhm90w) Happy upgrading! What’s new Introducing the new Game Pass Widget PC Game Pass and Windows are …

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The #Windows11 context menu

Windows 11 introduced the new context menu (right-click menu) The new menu has the most used options instantly available where the less used options are ‘hidden’ behind the ‘Show more options’ extra click For me the new menu took some getting used to, but once embraced it’s very nice to use! Not everyone has gotten …

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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