Microsoft plans to make it easier for users to change Windows 11’s default programs

Microsoft has promised major changes to the way Windows manages default programs and how users pin programs to the Start menu or taskbar.

Microsoft’s new deep linking scheme in Settings allows developers to instruct users to change the default program that opens certain file types or links.

Separately, Microsoft has also started testing a new API to allow pinning primary or secondary tiles to the Windows taskbar.

The Redmond-based tech giant fixed some of these issues in a post on its official blog titled “The Basics of App Pinning and App Defaults in Windows.” Windows 11 will fix

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