Microsoft has rolled out tabs in File Explorer with update KB5019980 for Windows 11 users. Plus, the update for November Patch Day includes even more.
Microsoft has completed testing the tabs in File Explorer. With the free update KB5019980, the OS build has been bumped up to 22621.819 and then brings tabs to File Explorer. The folder can be opened in a new Explorer tab either by holding down the mouse wheel or by using the key combination Ctrl + T. Of course it is also possible to transfer files between different open tabs. Compared to tabs in web browsers, however, an option to group tabs is missing. Apart from the tab, the update also includes another innovation. Microsoft is distributing the update to Windows 11 2022 Update users as part of November Patch Day. alternatively you can KB5019980 Also in the Microsoft Update Catalog Download and install manually.
New Feature for Windows 11 Taskbar
From now on you again a. You can use Right-click to bring up a context menu with Task Manager, Previously, you had to right-click on the Start button to do this. A new taskbar has been included in Windows 11, in which users have to do without many features compared to previous Windows versions. However, with the goal of simplification, Microsoft has gone a long way, as the numerous forum entries by disgruntled users show. Microsoft has already announced that they will be listening to this feedback and is rolling back many previous taskbar features with Windows 11 version 22H2.
Microsoft will return usage-dependent taskbar functionality. Only those features which are used by most of the users of Windows 10 and which are not yet available in the successor will be added later. You will have to do without the flexible positioning of the taskbar at the edge of the screen, as very few users have taken advantage of this option. Since 2019 Windows 7 has grouped open windows of programs into program icons, as of now you can deactivate this grouping.
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Collection of Explorer tabs and another new feature under Windows 11:
- With the free update KB5019980 the OS build has been bumped up to 22621.819 and then brings tabs to File Explorer on Windows 11.
- The folder can be opened in a new Explorer tab either by holding down the mouse wheel or by using the key combination Ctrl + T.
- Apart from the tab, the update also includes another innovation. From now on, you can right-click anywhere on the taskbar to open a context menu with Task Manager.
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