Windows 10 already has a dark theme, but now it gets a real light theme. UI elements such as the taskbar, the Start menu, and the print dialog become light, and Microsoft has even created a new desktop background for it.
This feature will appear in the next update of Windows 1
If you activate the light motif now, everything will be bright. Do not worry – the old behavior with a dark taskbar, a dark start menu and bright application windows is still the standard after the upgrade. Microsoft does not suddenly change your desktop theme.
The Settings app now has separate options for "Standard Windows Mode" and "Standard App Mode". If Windows is dark and App mode is bright, use the old default theme. If both are set to light or dark, use a pure light or dark theme.
Microsoft has also added a new standard background image. You can enable it in insider builds by going to Settings> Personalization> Themes and selecting "Windows Light".
The Save Apps Print dialog also contains a new theme. Before, it was always dark.
Microsoft has also made several other changes. For Windows 10 Professional users, the Stop Updates feature is available directly on the Settings> Update and Security> Windows Update page, making it easier to find and stop updates.
Windows can now automatically set your active hours to prevent you from restarting for updates during the hours when you normally use your PC. You do not need to manually adjust them when you enable this feature.
The new state-of-the-art update tool for cropping screenshots, which was added in the October 2018 update, also includes some improvements. Now you can take timed screenshots and screenshots of specific windows.
Microsoft has also fixed the file association issue we reported, and you should now be able to set each app as the default again. This update should lead to stable versions of Windows 10 in the coming weeks.
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