Microsoft isn’t yet ready to roll back major design changes to Windows 11, but it’s at least testing some new ways to customize the operating system, with the latest Windows 11 Insider build (22509), and you can make the revamped Start menu show more installed apps, or more. Recommended apps and files, as well as a default that balances the two, according to a digitaltrend tech report.
And this isn’t a return to the Windows 10 Start menu that some fanatical users have been demanding, and in fact, Microsoft isn’t likely to relent at all, Windows 11 prioritizes simplicity, and the cluttered Start menu filled with all your apps doesn’t really fit that template.
Among other changes, the Insider release will also return the date and clock to the taskbar on additional displays, something that was inexplicably removed in Windows 11, and Microsoft notes that the tweak won’t appear to every Insider user, oddly enough.
And it’s a shame Microsoft isn’t exploring more ways to customize the taskbar – the loss of the Window labels has made the desktop cleaner, but navigation is more difficult compared to Windows 10 and the new Windows 11 Insider build will also make it easier to use the Edge web browser while using Narrator, a reader The built-in screen is from Microsoft, and you can also expect to see more options move from the old Control Panel to a cleaner Settings app.
This includes advanced sharing settings, such as network discovery and printer file sharing, and you’ll also see more details about printers and scanners within the Settings app.
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