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Title: Power Toys for Windows 10
Post by: Corrine on September 05, 2019, 08:54:22 PM
Power Toys was originally released for Windows 95 but is now being re-developed for Windows 10.  Announcing the first preview and code release of PowerToys - Windows Insider (https://insider.windows.com/en-us/articles/announcing-the-first-preview-and-code-release-of-powertoys/) provides information on the first two features included in Power Toys:  FancyZones and Shortcut Guide.

The installer is available at https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/releases

History:
Title: Re: Power Toys for Windows 10
Post by: Corrine on October 29, 2019, 04:53:43 PM
PowerToys v0.12 now available! - Windows Insider (https://insider.windows.com/en-us/articles/powertoys-v012-now-available/)

Update includes PowerRename (https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/tree/master/src/modules/powerrename), a new utility to batch rename a bunch of files.
Title: Re: Power Toys for Windows 10
Post by: Corrine on December 02, 2019, 05:40:48 PM
It seems I've missed a couple of releases.  Current release is Release Release v0.14.0 (https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/releases/tag/v0.14.0).
Title: Re: Power Toys for Windows 10
Post by: hayc59 on January 18, 2020, 07:23:59 PM
Safe to use?
Title: Re: Power Toys for Windows 10
Post by: Corrine on January 18, 2020, 07:33:53 PM
Safe to use?
Yes.  In fact the current release is Release v0.14.1 (https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/releases/tag/v0.14.1):
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This is patch release to fix a regression introduced in 0.14.0. (#840 was issue #). It also includes one fix for FancyZones to not interfere with full screen applications (#306).
Title: Re: Power Toys for Windows 10
Post by: hayc59 on January 18, 2020, 07:43:21 PM
cool beans downloaded and will check it out later
Title: Re: Power Toys for Windows 10
Post by: darksurfer on January 20, 2020, 02:47:24 PM
Is there Power Toys for Windows 7. :-\
Title: Re: Power Toys for Windows 10
Post by: plodr on January 21, 2020, 11:48:07 AM
No. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_PowerToys
Title: Re: Power Toys for Windows 10
Post by: Corrine on March 03, 2020, 07:05:03 PM

Release Release v0.15.0 · microsoft/PowerToys · GitHub (https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/releases/tag/v0.15.0)

Note for upgrading: You need to reapply your zone layout for FancyZones. Don't worry, your custom zone sets are preserved.