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Weekly Digest: Windows 11 new Taskbar, unsupported PCs watermark, tech tips

In case you missed it, Windows 11 to get a new Taskbar for tablets, Microsoft starts to test watermark warnings, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft introduced a touch-friendly Taskbar in the latest preview of Windows 11 (build 22563) in addition to other features and improvements.

The company has also been testing watermark warnings and alerts in the Settings app to inform users that they’re running Windows 11 on unsupported hardware.

Windows 11 is getting a new way to snap windows on the screen with a new dropdown interface that appears from the top of the screen when dragging an app window. In addition, File Explorer is expected to get some new features, including folder previews, the ability to pin files to Quick Access, and a new OneDrive integration.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned many tips to get the most out of Windows, including the steps to set fingerprint authentication on Windows 11.

You now know the steps to bypass the required internet connection when setting up a new Windows 11 Pro or Windows 11 Home installation.

If you see a “system requirements not met” watermark on Windows 11, you can use these instructions to remove it.

We also looked into the steps to roll back a driver to an older version when it’s not working correctly on Windows 11. In addition, we looked at the “ThisIsWin11” tool to help remove apps and services you don’t need on Windows 11.

If you want an automatic login experience, you can use these instructions to remove the login password of a Windows 11 account.

You now know the steps to change the default output device on Windows 11 and the steps to change the display orientation. Furthermore, we looked into the instructions to enable Hardware-Accelerated GPU Scheduling on Windows 11 and disable hardware acceleration on Microsoft Edge if it’s causing problems. And on Windows 10, you now know the steps to share a USB printer over the network.

About the author

Mauro Huculak is a Windows expert and the Editor-in-Chief who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He's also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 12 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows, software, and related technologies, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ & Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, and LinkedIn.