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Latest Windows updates removes hand to close apps?

  1. #1


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    Posts : 36
    Windows 8.1 (64 bit)

    Latest Windows updates removes hand to close apps?


    I've recently noticed a Windows update that changes the way you close apps, amongst a number of other things.

    What it was:



    What it is now:

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    And you know what? This update was unticked in the 'Update and Recovery' section. Every other update had a checkbox ticked, this one didn't.

    Other changes bought along by installing this update:

    - New applications in the 'Apps' section of the Start menu are now highlighted with a greybox.



    - Shut down options now in the start menu (and search, I'm not sure)

    One extra thing that seems to be around depending on... something.

    This one's related with Chrome. Usually when you start typing in the url box, your search terms are cut off with a rounded border going around. This box has disappeared with the latest update, but I have seen this happening in earlier versions of Windows.

    With:



    Without:



    Opinions on these changes? Thoughts?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10
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  3. #3


    UK
    Posts : 36
    Windows 8.1 (64 bit)


    Oh sweet!
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Latest Windows updates removes hand to close apps?
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