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Windows 11 Build 22000.71 adds new widgets and button types

As we get closer to the actual release of Windows 11, which should happen sometime this fall, Microsoft keeps rolling out new versions, most of which will have very small improvements.Today, the software giant launched Build 22000.71 To the Windows Insider in the development ring.

The new version will be available through automatic updates, with a new entertainment widget that promotes the purchase of movies through the Microsoft Store, some new transparent shadows on the right-click menu, and improvements when you hover over the taskbar icon Preview the design and the style of the “split button” in a new file explorer UI.

We are not yet impressed with the widgets of Windows 11, which look like MSN personalized homepages, but are built into the operating system. As part of build 22000.71, Microsoft added a new “entertainment” widget that displays a list of movies you can rent or buy, and then when you click on them, it will take you to a page in the Microsoft Store.

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So now, if you choose to enable this widget, you can scroll through the recently released lists, such as “Godzilla vs. King Kong” and “Troll: World Tour”. If you click on one of them, you have the privilege to give Microsoft has some of your money to get it. These movies are part of the Movies Anywhere program, so they should run on many different devices.

Microsoft Movies page

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Part of the reason for the migration to Windows 11 was the company’s new “acrylic” design language change. So now the right-click menu has this design language, which means it’s just a bit translucent.

Microsoft compares before and after comparison on the right-click menu

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New taskbar preview

When you hover your mouse over the taskbar menu, Microsoft has made subtle changes to the appearance of the preview window.

Taskbar preview

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New “Split button” on file manager

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