Microsoft has released a new patch update PowerToys 0.57.2 to fix newly found issues in PowerToys 0.57.0 released just over a week ago.
It is certainly a long list of changes and important fixes you can read about down below.
Microsoft: This is a patch release to fix issues in v0.57.2 to fix a few bugs we deemed important for stability based on incoming rates. See v0.57.0 for full release notes.
Changelog for PowerToys 0.57.2
- AlwaysOnTop windows would lose their topmost status sometimes. It’ll be reapplied when detected.
- PowerToys Run would consume 100% of the CPU when many changes were done on settings. This is fixed.
- FancyZones not restoring rounded corners after unsnapping bug is fixed.
- Not everyone was happy with FancyZones removing rounded corners on Windows 11. This is now a setting.
- Settings would get stuck in a loop checking for updates too frequently. This is fixed.
- PowerToys Run can now run programs as a different user.
- PowerToys Run WindowWalker crashed on startup on certain Virtual Desktop configurations. This is fixed.
- New installations or updates of VS Code were not being picked up by PowerToys Run.
- PowerToys Run was taking a long time to show queries on configurations with many network interfaces. This is fixed.
- Some applications were not being resnapped to a Zone as they were restarted. This is fixed.
- Sign the PowerToys .msi file bundled in the .exe installer.
- Special shortcuts like Control Panel and File Explorer appear again in PowerToys Run.
- Improve FancyZones Editor grid editor support for screen readers.
- Update the .net core installed version to 3.1.23, containing security fixes.
- Fix crash on Developer File Preview when the setting file is not created yet.
- Fix FancyZones bug when restoring original size of windows when unsnapping on certain display scaling.
- Additional logging for the Windows Terminal plugin in PowerToys Run.