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Re: Windows 11 - It's official - Questions, Answers, Tip and Tricks
« Reply #165 on: December 15, 2021, 02:35:09 PM »

Windows 11 Creating Many Empty Folders

https://youtu.be/fqFgT6SzCbw
This is something Microsoft needs to address.
You'll find the empty folders here,
C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData
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(If you're on Windows 10, you might want to check to see how many
empty folders like this are on your system)
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Re: Windows 11 - It's official - Questions, Answers, Tip and Tricks
« Reply #166 on: December 15, 2021, 03:42:06 PM »
Reference your comment: (If you're on Windows 10, you might want to check to see how many
empty folders like this are on your system
)

There are a shed load of these empty .tmp folders dating from 15/08/2020 to 17/11/2021.

Since they are truly empty I don't know what the overhead might be, especially on an SSD (as I have for my C: drive) on an HDD it might be different as it would surely have a minimum allocation size depending on the HDD formatting.
« Last Edit: December 15, 2021, 03:48:32 PM by DavidR »
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Re: Windows 11 - It's official - Questions, Answers, Tip and Tricks
« Reply #167 on: December 21, 2021, 07:21:09 AM »
Hi,

I am using the official build of Windows 11 and not the beta version.
Usually, in Windows 11, after I upgraded, the hidden icons interface that shows when you click the show hidden icons button on the taskbar's corner is round. But now it is only round when I change the theme every restart. Why is this? Does anyone know?
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Re: Windows 11 - It's official - Questions, Answers, Tip and Tricks
« Reply #168 on: December 21, 2021, 01:18:16 PM »
Hi,

I am using the official build of Windows 11 and not the beta version.
Usually, in Windows 11, after I upgraded, the hidden icons interface that shows when you click the show hidden icons button on the taskbar's corner is round. But now it is only round when I change the theme every restart. Why is this? Does anyone know?
No rounded corners here.
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Re: Windows 11 - It's official - Questions, Answers, Tip and Tricks
« Reply #169 on: December 22, 2021, 09:00:55 AM »
Hi,

I am using the official build of Windows 11 and not the beta version.
Usually, in Windows 11, after I upgraded, the hidden icons interface that shows when you click the show hidden icons button on the taskbar's corner is round. But now it is only round when I change the theme every restart. Why is this? Does anyone know?
No rounded corners here.

It is because you are not using Windows 11.
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Re: Windows 11 - It's official - Questions, Answers, Tip and Tricks
« Reply #170 on: December 22, 2021, 01:02:11 PM »
Hi,

I am using the official build of Windows 11 and not the beta version.
Usually, in Windows 11, after I upgraded, the hidden icons interface that shows when you click the show hidden icons button on the taskbar's corner is round. But now it is only round when I change the theme every restart. Why is this? Does anyone know?
No rounded corners here.

It is because you are not using Windows 11.

Take a look at bob3160's signature below his posts and you will see your assumption is wrong.
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Re: Windows 11 - It's official - Questions, Answers, Tip and Tricks
« Reply #171 on: December 22, 2021, 02:18:55 PM »
Hi,

I am using the official build of Windows 11 and not the beta version.
Usually, in Windows 11, after I upgraded, the hidden icons interface that shows when you click the show hidden icons button on the taskbar's corner is round. But now it is only round when I change the theme every restart. Why is this? Does anyone know?
No rounded corners here.

It is because you are not using Windows 11.

Take a look at bob3160's signature below his posts and you will see your assumption is wrong.
I run Windows 11 Pro official release, beta release and developers release.
I also have Windows 10 v 21H2 system.
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Re: Windows 11 - It's official - Questions, Answers, Tip and Tricks
« Reply #173 on: December 28, 2021, 01:39:11 PM »
Windows 11 bug causes color rendering issues on HDR displays
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-11-bug-causes-color-rendering-issues-on-hdr-displays/
If you're lucky enough to own one of those HDR monitors, this could be disheartening.
For most of us, this probably not something we have to worry about. :)
Hopefully Microsoft addresses the problem quickly.




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Re: Windows 11 - It's official - Questions, Answers, Tip and Tricks
« Reply #174 on: December 28, 2021, 05:45:31 PM »
Windows 11 bug causes color rendering issues on HDR displays
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-11-bug-causes-color-rendering-issues-on-hdr-displays/
If you're lucky enough to own one of those HDR monitors, this could be disheartening.
For most of us, this probably not something we have to worry about. :)
Hopefully Microsoft addresses the problem quickly.

I have been looking at replacing my current (4 years plus) laptop and there are several larger screen (15.6 and 17") variants some of them are reported as HDR screens, some of the WQHD and even some 4K screens would have this specification.

How the hell did MS get to this point and not find the issue with HDR displays.

EDIT: Some info I found on them https://www.faceofit.com/laptops-with-hdr-screen/
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Re: Windows 11 - It's official - Questions, Answers, Tip and Tricks
« Reply #175 on: January 02, 2022, 02:16:22 PM »

Checking if System Restore is enabled in Windows 11

https://youtu.be/7UUjRZOl16I
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Re: Windows 11 - It's official - Questions, Answers, Tip and Tricks
« Reply #176 on: January 03, 2022, 02:19:59 PM »

Windows 11 - Productivity Tool - QuickLook
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/quicklook/9nv4bs3l1h4s?activetab=pivot:overviewtab
QuickLook is a great app that lets you quickly preview files in File Explorer using your spacebar.
This also works in Windows 10 but not 10S

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Re: Windows 11 - It's official - Questions, Answers, Tip and Tricks
« Reply #177 on: January 04, 2022, 01:58:14 PM »

Some Windows 11 Shortcut Keys Worth Remembering
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Re: Windows 11 - It's official - Questions, Answers, Tip and Tricks
« Reply #178 on: January 04, 2022, 03:11:24 PM »

Limiting Data Shared with Microsoft

https://youtu.be/2qons8qdbjs
Here's an easy way to limit the amount data shared with Microsoft.
This works on both Windows 10 and 11.
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