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Windows 11 Insider Preview shows new widget and acrylic context menus

15:54, 16 July 2021
Windows 11 Insider Preview shows new widget and acrylic context menus Photo: Cbs/Keystone Press Agency/Global Look Press

Today, Microsoft is releasing Windows 11 Insider Preview build 22000.71 to the Dev channel. The company, allegedly, is not going to add a lot of new features via the Windows Insider Program.


Nonetheless, Windows 11 will include a new entertainment widget that one can put in the new widgets section. A user can select a film from it and after the system redirects the user to the Microsoft Store to see more information about a title.

The Insider Preview has also shown the updated version of the context menus, the new version uses acrylic material.  

On June 24, Microsoft introduced the new version of its operating system Windows 11 and showed changes and all the new features that had been added and created to the new operating system. 

The system requirements for Windows 11 are higher than for its previous version, which is Windows 10, so the list of requirements for the system is below.

Processor: 1 GHz or faster with 2 or more cores

RAM: 4GB

Storage: 64 GB

System firmware: UEFI, Secure Boot capable

TPM: Trusted Platform Module version 2.0

Graphics card: compatible with DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver.