Plus – Guide: Windows 11 Tips – Restore the old context menu and 5 other tricks for more convenience

A new Windows always brings new challenges with it. So that you can configure all features in Windows 11 according to your wishes, we give tips on hidden settings.

Windows 11 is here – what now? Maybe you’ve already downloaded the new Microsoft operating system, maybe the change is still imminent for you – but in any case you will have to learn a lot when upgrading from previous Windows versions.

To make this as easy as possible for you, we give tips in our guide and introduce important functions that you need all the time, but which can only be found with great effort.

With Windows 11, Microsoft attached great importance to a “flowing” design, everything should look and feel a little rounder, smoother, more pleasing. In addition, Windows 11 cleans up a lot, and some features have been packed in different places.

If you have been using Windows 10 for a long time and are used to it, you will rightly ask yourself when you start Windows 11 where the setting options for the taskbar, autostart or clipboard are. Even if the step from Windows 7 to Windows 8 was many times more blatant, there are still a few things to consider. In this guide, we will therefore introduce you to several hidden features from the following areas:


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Michael Kister is a freelance journalist and a great advocate of the DIY PC. Since he built his first own computer over 20 years ago, he has followed technical developments in the PC market. The standard equipment in his bag includes a Phillips screwdriver, thermal paste, and a couple of zip ties. at Tech nonsense He podcasts more or less current news from the world of technology.

Do you want your old context menu back in Windows 11? Then read on, this is just one of several tips that our expert has unearthed for you.

Microsoft has cleaned up and cleaned up the context menu: “Cut”, “Copy”, “Rename” and “Delete” have moved as icons to the top or bottom of the menu and numerous entries such as those from additional programs such as MediaInfo or WinRar are no longer listed directly.

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