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  1. Apps Create People app Shortcut in Windows 11

    The People app is your address book. You can add your contacts and keep in touch with friends and family. The People, Mail, and Calendar apps work together so you can easily send mail to and schedule appointments with your most important people. Reference...
  2. Time and Language Turn On or Off Show Seconds in System Tray Clock in Windows 11

    Starting with Windows 11 build 25247, Microsoft is introducing the capability to show seconds in the clock on the taskbar system tray. This also includes showing seconds on any added additional clocks. This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off showing seconds in the taskbar system tray...
  3. Time and Language Add or Remove Language Bar in Windows 11

    When you have more than one language and/or keyboard layout installed, you will see the language bar (input indicator) on the taskbar system tray area and sign-in screen by default. The language bar allows you to switch between your added languages and keyboard layouts as needed. This tutorial...
  4. Personalization Change Flashing Count for Taskbar Apps in Windows 11

    The icon of an app or service will flash orange/red with animation on the taskbar when attention is needed for it. Usually, this happens when an app opens minimized or behind another window. By default, the app icon on the taskbar will flash 7 times with an orange/red color, then stay...
  5. Personalization Enable or Disable Show Flashing on Taskbar Apps in Windows 11

    The icon of an app or service will flash orange/red with animation on the taskbar when attention is needed for it. Usually, this happens when an app opens minimized or behind another window. By default, the app icon on the taskbar will flash 7 times with an orange/red color, then stay...
  6. Apps Enable or Disable Notification Badges for Widgets on Taskbar in Windows 11

    Widgets are small cards that display dynamic content from your favorite apps and services on your Windows desktop. They appear on the widgets board, where you can discover, pin, unpin, arrange, resize, and customize widgets to reflect your interests. Your widgets board is optimized to show...
  7. Apps Enable or Disable Show Widgets on Hover in Windows 11

    Widgets are small cards that display dynamic content from your favorite apps and services on your Windows desktop. They appear on the widgets board, where you can discover, pin, unpin, arrange, resize, and customize widgets to reflect your interests. Your widgets board is optimized to show...
  8. Time and Language Add or Remove Additional Clocks for Different Time Zones in Windows 11

    Windows can display up to three clocks on the taskbar: one for the local time and two additional clocks for different time zones. After you set up additional clocks, you can view them by clicking on or hover the pointer over the taskbar clock. This tutorial will show you how to setup and show...
  9. Personalization Enable or Disable Search on Taskbar and Start Menu in Windows 11

    Windows Search is on your taskbar and Start menu by default in Windows 11. You can use the search box to find your apps, files, settings, help, and more on Windows—plus unlock the power of the web with quick access to online information like time zone conversions, fact lookup, trending...
  10. Personalization Enable or Disable Peek in Windows 11

    Peek (aka: Aero Peek) is the feature responsible for Peek at desktop and taskbar thumbnail live previews. Peek at desktop has been removed from the Show Desktop button on the taskbar in Windows 11, but you can still press the Win+, (comma) keys to temporarily peek at the desktop. When you...
  11. Personalization Add or Remove Automatically Hide Taskbar Context Menu in Windows 11

    The taskbar on your desktop is located on the bottom of the screen by default in Windows 11. If you like, you can have the taskbar automatically hide in Windows 11. If you enable automatically hide the taskbar, you can show the taskbar on demand by: Hover pointer on border of taskbar...
  12. Privacy and Security Add or Remove Windows Security Notification Icon in Windows 11

    Windows Security is built-in to Windows 11 and includes an antivirus program called Microsoft Defender Antivirus. Your device will be actively protected from the moment you start Windows 11. Windows Security continually scans for malware (malicious software), viruses, and security threats. In...
  13. Personalization Change Hover Time to Show Taskbar Thumbnail Live Preview in Windows 11

    The taskbar is a horizontal bar at the bottom of your desktop in Windows 11 that shows the Start menu, Search, Task View, Widgets, Chat, File Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and Microsoft Store icons aligned to the center by default. The taskbar corner includes the notification area icons, Quick...
  14. Personalization Change Hover Time to Show Taskbar Thumbnail Previews in Windows 11

    The taskbar is a horizontal bar at the bottom of your desktop in Windows 11 that shows the Start menu, Search, Task View, Widgets, Chat, File Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and Microsoft Store icons aligned to the center by default. The taskbar corner includes the notification area icons, Quick...
  15. Personalization Change Number of Taskbar Thumbnails to Show before Stacked as List in Windows 11

    The taskbar is a horizontal bar at the bottom of your desktop in Windows 11 that shows the Start menu, Search, Task View, Widgets, Chat, File Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and Microsoft Store icons aligned to the center by default. The taskbar corner includes the notification area icons, Quick...
  16. Personalization Enable or Disable Always Use Last Active Click on Taskbar in Windows 11

    The taskbar is a horizontal bar at the bottom of your desktop in Windows 11 that shows the Start menu, Search, Task View, Widgets, Chat, File Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and Microsoft Store icons aligned to the center by default. The taskbar corner includes the notification area icons, Quick...
  17. Personalization Change Size of Taskbar Thumbnail Previews in Windows 11

    The taskbar is a horizontal bar at the bottom of your desktop in Windows 11 that shows the Start menu, Search, Task View, Widgets, Chat, File Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and Microsoft Store icons aligned to the center by default. The taskbar corner includes the notification area icons, Quick...
  18. General Unpin Items from Taskbar in Windows 11

    The taskbar in Windows 11 shows the Start menu, Search, Task View, Widgets, Chat, File Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and Microsoft Store buttons (icons) aligned to the center by default. The taskbar will also show the icon of the app for any window you have open. If you like, you can pin an app...
  19. Personalization Enable or Disable Taskbar Context Menus in Windows 11

    The taskbar is a horizontal bar at the bottom of your desktop in Windows 11 that shows the Start menu :win:, Search, Task View, Widgets, Chat, File Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and Microsoft Store icons aligned to the center by default. The taskbar corner includes the notification area icons, Quick...
  20. System Turn On or Off Show Notification Banners from Apps in Windows 11

    Notifications are alerts from apps, system, and other senders. Windows 11 shows notifications on the lock screen (Win+L), Notification Center (Win+N), and notification banners at the lower-right corner of the screen above the taskbar on the main display. If you like, you can turn on or off...
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