Windows 11 was out for almost two months now and had a varied start. There was lots of bugs on the first day, and Microsoft has been working to fix them, as well as everyone the new ones who cut in the weeks since. It’s not just bugs that make Windows II a rocky start.
Fundamental UI oddities contributed to Windows 11’s problems. Some are just aesthetic details, like the new system tray in the middle of the screen that We can help you go back to the left if you want. There’s also the new right-click context menu that aims to tidy things up a bit. The context menu should become a little more familiar over time, but we can also help you get things back on track.
But Microsoft has proven that it listens to customer feedback. A user suggestion for a Option to scroll the volume on the official Windows Insider forums was only recently implemented in Windows 11. Now the Windows 11 taskbar is under another scrutiny, but this time it’s all about fixing something that probably shouldn’t have broken in the first place.
In Windows 11, the Date and Time section is currently only displayed on the primary monitor, regardless of how many you use. The edge reports that an update is being tested by Windows insiders that will bring the date and time back to secondary monitors. It’s one of those changes that people either go unnoticed or inevitably drive them crazy. Regardless, you’d think it would be a built-in choice, but users have third-party apps installed just to be able to check the time.
Other features Insiders have toyed with include what appears to be a continued ditching of the Control Panel in favor of a new Windows Settings menu and a slightly improved Start menu. Testers of the latest build will find that more Control Panel options have been moved to Settings and are currently able to add more Pins or Recommendations to their Start menus. This little tweak is pretty handy, but maybe should have been there at launch.
For the general population, these changes may not be available for a while, or they may not even make it. Although these all look like they probably should. But it’s just one more reason we like Windows 11, we just don’t recommend upgrading yet.