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PowerToys v0.66.0 released

Hi All, Just a few days ago, Microsoft has released the Version v0.66.0 of theyr PowerToys. As always, there are a plenty of news. PowerToys Release v0.66.0 https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/releases/ Highlights PowerToy utilities now ship with self-contained .NET 7, meaning it's not necessary to install .NET as part of the installer and it's easier to keep up to date. It's possible to pick which of the installed OCR languages is used by Text Extractor by selecting it in the right-click context menu. Added a setting to sort the order of the accented characters by usage frequency in...

posted @ Monday, January 9, 2023 12:30 PM | Filed Under [ Windows ]

PowerToys v0.65.0 released

Hi All, Just a few days ago Microsoft has released PowerToys v0.65.0. As always, there are a plenty of news. The most exiting is that it's now built wit .NET 7. PowerToysRelease v0.65.0 https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/releases As it's built with .NET 7 it installs the Desktop Runtime Here you go - PowerToys v0.65.0 is installed Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Monday, December 12, 2022 7:15 AM | Filed Under [ Windows ]

PowerToys v0.64.0 released

Hi All, A few days ago, Microsoft has released the Version v0.64.0 of the PowerToys. PowerToys Release v0.64.0 https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/releases/ One new Tool is the "File Locksmith" that can tell you what Process is using a File and can kill that Process. And it contains now an Editor for the Hosts File Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Saturday, November 5, 2022 8:11 AM | Filed Under [ Windows ]

Windows 11 22H2 disable weather and news Widget in Taskbar

Hi All, I have recently updated to Windows 11 22H2. In the Taskbar there is the Weather and News Widget i don't use. Here is how to disable it. Right click somewhere on your Taskbar and select "Taskbar settings" from the Contextmenu. Disable "Widgets" - that's all It's gone now 😊 Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Monday, October 17, 2022 9:55 PM | Filed Under [ Windows ]

PowerToys v0.63.0 released

Hi All, There is a new Version of Microsoft PowerToys available Microsoft PowerToys Release v0.63.0 https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/releases/tag/v0.63.0 This time i want to Highlight the Textextractor - its an OCR that analyzes the Text in a selected Area The text is copyed to the Clipboard Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Wednesday, October 5, 2022 10:57 PM | Filed Under [ Windows ]

New Drivers for Surface Laptop

Hi All, I have recently checked if there are new Drivers for my Surface Laptop 3. You need to know if you have an Intel or AMD Based device. I've checked in System Information Run > msinfo32 Download drivers and firmware for Surface https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/surface/herunterladen-von-treibern-und-firmware-f%C3%BCr-surface-09bb2e09-2a4b-cb69-0951-078a7739e120 Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Sunday, October 2, 2022 1:04 PM | Filed Under [ Windows ]

Windows 11 22H2 released

Hi All, Yesterday the Windows 11 22H2 Update was released by Microsoft. Available today: The Windows 11 2022 Update https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2022/09/20/available-today-the-windows-11-2022-update/ How to get the Windows 11 2022 Update https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2022/09/20/how-to-get-the-windows-11-2022-update/ What's new in Windows 11, version 22H2 https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/whats-new/whats-new-windows-11-version-22h2 I checked Windows Update and it was already there. I clicked on "Update now" The download started in the background Didn't take long until it was ready to reboot The whole process took less than 30 Minutes. Task Manager and several other Components have been refreshed. I will keep exploring all the new stuff. Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Thursday, September 22, 2022 6:53 AM | Filed Under [ Windows ]

PowerToys v0.62.0 released

Hi All, Microsoft PowerToys Release v0.62.0 https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/releases/tag/v0.62.0 New is the "Screen Ruler" where you can measure the Pixels Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Wednesday, September 7, 2022 12:27 AM | Filed Under [ Windows ]

PowerToys v0.61.1 released

Hi All, Microsoft has released PowerToys v0.61.0 respectivly v0.61.1. PowerToys Release Notes https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/releases Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Wednesday, August 3, 2022 10:05 PM | Filed Under [ Windows ]

PowerToys v0.60.0 released

Hi All, PowerToys v0.60.0 has been released a few days ago. Check out the Release notes - so much changes https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/releases/tag/v0.60.0 Regards Andres Bohren

posted @ Tuesday, July 12, 2022 11:48 PM | Filed Under [ Windows ]

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