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Power Toys for Windows 10
« 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 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

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Re: Power Toys for Windows 10
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2019, 04:53:43 PM »
PowerToys v0.12 now available! - Windows Insider

Update includes PowerRename, a new utility to batch rename a bunch of files.


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Re: Power Toys for Windows 10
« Reply #2 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.


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Re: Power Toys for Windows 10
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2020, 07:23:59 PM »
Safe to use?

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Re: Power Toys for Windows 10
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2020, 07:33:53 PM »
Safe to use?
Yes.  In fact the current release is Release 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).


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Re: Power Toys for Windows 10
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2020, 07:43:21 PM »
cool beans downloaded and will check it out later

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Re: Power Toys for Windows 10
« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2020, 02:47:24 PM »
Is there Power Toys for Windows 7. :-\

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Re: Power Toys for Windows 10
« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2020, 07:05:03 PM »

Release Release v0.15.0 · microsoft/PowerToys · GitHub

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

  • Make you aware there is a new version from within PowerToys
  • Removed requirement to always 'run as admin'
  • Added almost 300 unit tests to increase stability and prevent regressions.
  • Resolved almost 100 issues
  • Made .NET Framework parts of the source run faster with NGEN
  • Improved for how we store data locally
  • Increased FancyZones compatibility with applications
  • Created the v1.0 strategy, the launcher, the keyboard manager specs
  • Work on cleaning up our issue backlog and labels


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