They are planning on improving the functionality of it before the OS is released, but yeah it's in a poor state right now. It's actually my largest issue with the current build.If I have to edit my registry to make my file explorer behave as normal we're gonna have some problems.
And also, in the near future, someone else will create a .reg which will be freely distributed and can just be merged into our registries.Fortunately in the near future someone will at first create a .reg file which will be distributed freely and can just be merged into our registries. Then next we'll have this covered in the various tweaker utility programs that will be released the same day as the final Win 11. So its really no big deal (says the guy who uses the Restore Photo Viewer.reg file and a tweaker program).
Not sure why you need to edit the registry when you can click the three dot>click options>click the view tab>turn on Launch folder windows in a separate processThe Windows 11 File Explorer has no ribbon and worse context menus. Fortunately, you can get the Windows 10 version back.
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So, what do you use? Linux, where you need to search for some obscure console command or manually edit config files to accomplish similar things? Or other operating systems, where you might not even get the option to revert changes to the interface?And yeah... the Windows Registry?... wow, just wow. I guess some things never change. Do you need to install 3rd-party audio drivers too? I'm just glad I'm at a point now where I don't 'need' Windows for anything other than PC gaming.