Last week at Windows No. 1 (CW 34)

Introduction

Welcome to this new blog series where we look every weekend at what happend in the world of Windows during the last week.

Today we have three topics. So let’s go:

Update on Windows 11 system requirements

Microsoft announced updated system requirements for Windows 11. You can read more about that in their blog post.

In the same blog post they announced an update for the PC Health Check App. The update adds now better information why your PC isn’t supported. You can download the app here.

Image of the PC health check app

Source: Microsoft

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Source: Round Checkbox

New Insider build 22000.168

A new insider build for Windows insiders in the dev and the beta channel was released. It’s a small Build with just two new features:

1. Multilanguage support for Microsoft Teams

You can now use Microsoft Teams in your preferred language. Microsoft says the following languages will be supported:

Albanian, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (UK), English US, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, French (Canada), Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Norwegian (Bokmal), Norwegian (Nynorsk), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian Latin, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish (Spain), Spanish (Mexico), Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Valencian, Vietnamese, and Welsh.

2. New Microsoft 365 Widget

With this widget you can open see recent activity and open recent documents.

Microsoft 365 Widget

Source: Microsoft

More information

If you want to know more about this release (like bugfixes, etc.) you can read the official blog article.

PowerToys settings are getting a new fresh desing.

The Microsoft PowerToys Settings are getting a new desing. The UX desinger Niels9001 created a deing in the style of the Windows 11 settings:

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Source: Pull Request in the PowerToys repository

You can read all about it in the Pull Request.

It will ship with the next major release of PowerToys.

That’s all. Did I miss something? Write it into the comments.

Written on August 28, 2021