PowerToys 0.57.2 New Patch Release Online

PowerToys 0.57.2 New Patch Release Online
PowerToys 0.57.2 New Patch Release Online

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.

Download: Patch-Update