Windows 10X Gallery: Taskbar and Action Center

Posted on January 17, 2021 by Paul Thurrott in Windows 10X with 5 Comments

The Windows 10X taskbar is much simpler than in Windows 10, and the Action Center looks almost identical to the similar UI in Chrome OS.

Quick Settings

Quick Settings collapsed

Compose Mode, for using a tablet or 2-in-1 with touch or pen

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Comments (5)

5 responses to “Windows 10X Gallery: Taskbar and Action Center”

  1. PhilipVasta

    I don't really understand what Compose Mode is doing besides the display being in a portrait orientation.

  2. jchampeau

    What is 10X’s boot time like? Similar to regular Windows 10?


  3. SWCetacean

    I wouldn't mind seeing the new Action Center coming to regular Windows 10. In particular, the addition of a selection button next to the WiFi and Bluetooth buttons means that those options aren't just on/off toggles, which irks me in the regular Windows 10 action center. For me, it's more of an issue for Bluetooth since usually I want to select which BT device to connect to, but that requires that I go into the Settings app since the Bluetooth icon in Action Center only toggles BT on or off.

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