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Has anyone found a way yet to disable the rounded Window borders so far? I really can't stand rounded corners...
 

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My bet is you're not going to be able to. The goal of this version is to provide rounded corners and a sleeker look. Classic Shell or something like that might help remove it

EDIT I guess you can if you understand XML then you can go into LayoutModification.xml and change it.. link
 
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Has anyone found a way yet to disable the rounded Window borders so far? I really can't stand rounded corners...
Yeah, I have to say I'm not crazy about this look either. MS has never been really good at aesthetics. I'm not opposed to making things look more modern, for sure, but the edges just don't look quite right... like it was a lazy graphics job or something... and then you have applications with rounded drop down boxes coming out of square boxes... it looks like a real half effort.
 

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When Android started using rounded corners, it was the devices that first did it, with apps following suit later on. I still have a few legacy apps that are squared in the corners but on my rounded edge display, some of the actual content is obscured by the rounded edge.

Here, it's the opposite - Microsoft has implemented the rounded corner in the OS first, but my display still has square corners. naturally there are going to be applications that are not coded to use rounded corners, as the OS was just released to Insiders 2 days ago and the previous leak is barely 2 weeks old.

I suspect more and more developers (and even Microsoft themselves) will slowly but sure start converting their apps to rounded corners, as time progresses.

Luckily, full screen and maximized apps mostly work perfectly fine with squared corners still.
 

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I feel much safer with the rounded corners, no more cuts on the sharp edges. Thanks Microsoft. 👍
 

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And I thought the rounded corners were one of the features of Windows 7 that were most missed in Windows 10. :D
 

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When Android started using rounded corners, it was the devices that first did it, with apps following suit later on. I still have a few legacy apps that are squared in the corners but on my rounded edge display, some of the actual content is obscured by the rounded edge.

Here, it's the opposite - Microsoft has implemented the rounded corner in the OS first, but my display still has square corners. naturally there are going to be applications that are not coded to use rounded corners, as the OS was just released to Insiders 2 days ago and the previous leak is barely 2 weeks old.

I suspect more and more developers (and even Microsoft themselves) will slowly but sure start converting their apps to rounded corners, as time progresses.

Luckily, full screen and maximized apps mostly work perfectly fine with squared corners still.
You suspect correctly bud.. already implemented - I like curvy... :)

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Just a way of marketing something as different without putting any effort into something really different IMHO. Don't get me wrong, I don't dislike the rounded corners but rounded or square really doesn't matter to me. Now windows 10 had lots of innovations in many areas (like comressed memory, UASP, SSD awareness and TRIM, etc). I hope we get a lot more incoming than rounded edges. Otherwise it is just Windows 10 with tweaks.
 

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No - it's a way of making things more uniform, so that mobile versions of Windows apps will have the same look and feel as mobile apps on other platforms (cough cough Android cough)
 

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LOL. That boat sailed didn't it? I mean the that was the whole reason of Windows 10 wasn't it? That didn't go well.
Desktop, don't care but lots of ppl seem to. It's just fluff. Now desktop apps and Windows 11 are not uniform. Windows will never cut it as a mobile OS.
 
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