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In Windows 11, exciting new updates and features are coming our way. Microsoft is on the cusp of releasing a new way to end unresponsive processes in the OS that will make power users rejoice. The feature will show up when right-clicking an app’s taskbar icon and is currently in development as a hidden functionality in Windows Insider Build 25300.

This hidden feature was discovered by Windows Insider PhantomOcean, who tweeted about it earlier this week. According to the tweet, users will soon be able to end an entire task or process by right-clicking on it and choosing a new ‘End task’ option, Task Manager style.

However, some users may worry about accidentally clicking the new ‘End task’ option and closing their apps without saving. It is better to have this show up when pressing a modifying key, such as CTRL or ALT, similar to the one used by Apple’s macOS to hide some menu options.

You can try the feature now

You will need to use the ViVe tool developed by Windows enthusiast Albacore. Once enabled, a new ‘End task’ option will appear in the Jump List shown when right-clicking apps’ icons in the Windows 11 taskbar.

In addition to the new “End Task” option, Microsoft is also working on native Windows 11 RGB lighting controls. This new feature will support computer peripherals, such as mice and gaming keyboards, in the latest Windows 11 test builds.

With this addition, users will no longer have to install third-party software from device manufacturers known to be buggy or riddled with security flaws.

What else can users expect?

The new RGB lighting controls are currently being developed as a hidden feature in Windows 11 Build 25295 in the Windows Insider developer channel. These exciting updates to Windows 11 don’t stop there, though.

Microsoft has recently revealed that it is testing support for multiple Notepad tabs and has finally added a built-in screen recorder to the Windows 11 Snipping Tool.

Additionally, the company is testing the addition of live kernel memory dumps to the Windows 11 Task Manager, which would make troubleshooting bugs and performance issues significantly easier.

Also read: Windows 11 on Arm now officially supported on Apple Macs