Software Update: PowerToys 0.64.1

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Microsoft has released version 0.64.1 of PowerToys. The PowerToys are a collection of small programs for power users. There were PowerToys for Windows 95 and Windows XP, and since mid-2019 Microsoft has also been developing a version for Windows 10 and higher. The PowerToys currently consist of awake, Color picker, Fancy Zones, File Explorer Addons, Image Resizer, KeyboardManager, PowerRename, Power Toys Run, Shortcut Guide and the Video Conference Mute. The changelog for this release shows the following changes and improvements.

Changes in version 0.64.1

  • #21630 – Actually apply the ‘space around zones’ toggle deactivation in FancyZones Editor.
  • #21619 – Add a scrollbar to the additional lines dialog in Hosts File Editor.
  • #21661 – Allow File Locksmith to recognize processes from the system user when elevated.
  • #21473 – Instead of deprecating VCM, it’s going into legacy mode instead, based on community feedback.
  • #21462 – Avoid an infinite loop when updating settings in Color Picker.
  • #21833 – Fix icons in Hosts File Editor.
  • #21813 – Remove an unused namespace from the GPO admx file so that it can be imported by Intune.
  • #21732 – Icon and UI fixes for File Locksmith.
  • #21746 – Fixed an issue causing FancyZones Editor and other ModernWPF applications to render as a white window on VMWare Windows 11 guests.

Version number 0.64.1
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11
Website Microsoft
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License type GPL
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