Microsoft Brings Back the Refresh Option to Windows 11 Context Menu

Windows 11 comes with plenty of changes, but the closer we get to its release date, the more the operating system is further polished and everything ends up working exactly as you’d expect it to work.

The most recent preview build, for example, comes with an important change for those who need to refresh their desktops and folder contents regularly.

If you installed the original Windows 11 build, you probably know that the refresh option is no longer in the main context menu when right clicking in a folder or on the desktop. This is because Microsoft has created a new “Show more options” section in the context menu that points you to the original context menu that was bundled with Windows 10, therefore keeping the new design overall pretty clean.

The refresh option, however, has long been considered a must-have for Windows power users, so moving it under the new section and therefore requiring one extra click for the whole thing wasn’t necessarily everybody’s cup … (read more)
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Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 10 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.