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Microsoft announced that Windows 11 would be getting a few updates of note this month, and today, those updates are available for most Windows 11 PCs to install. The full list includes a preview of Windows 11’s virtualized Android apps, new versions of Notepad and Media Player (the latter of which replaces Microsoft Groove), and a handful of updates to the Taskbar that add new features and restore a couple of old ones.
To get the taskbar improvements, you’ll need to go to Windows Update and manually install the 2022-02 Update Preview; otherwise, you’ll get it automatically in the next few weeks. The Media Player and Notepad app updates will be downloaded via the Microsoft Store with no extra effort involved, unless you’ve manually switched off Microsoft Store app updates. And running Android apps in Windows 11 requires slightly higher system requirements than Windows 11