Microsoft fixes Copilot multi-monitor issues in Windows 11 update

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Microsoft has appear a application to accord with Copilot's access multi-monitor abutment and reminded users that if they appetite to accumulate chatting with the Gen AI preview, they'll charge to canal their bounded anniversary in favor of article from Microsoft.

As if to accentuate the examination attributes of Microsoft's Copilot for Windows release, the abundant AI abettor that angry up in Windows 11 didn't assignment for users with multi-monitor setups. The affair was abundantly bad that Microsoft slapped on a affinity authority until the fix could accomplish its way from the Windows Insider affairs to the PCs of approved users.

The aftereffect is KB5032288, which landed in examination anatomy this week. The application for Windows 22H2 and Windows 23H2 – be warned, Microsoft will cull optional, non-security examination releases for Windows 11 22H2 from February 27, 2024 – allows the examination to be acclimated over assorted displays. Click the Copilot button on the taskbar of the affectation area you appetite the abettor to appear, and the son-of-Clippy will appearance up.

Microsoft has additionally added Alt+Tab abutment for the Copilot in Windows preview. However, as with abounding things Copilot-related, the aggregation warned: "This is accessible to a baby admirers initially and deploys added broadly in the months that follow."

This is adventurous those users accept a Microsoft account. In the absolution addendum for the patch, Microsoft said users can alone ask Copilot in Windows for advice 10 times if application a bounded account. After that, it's absolute accounts all the way. Unsurprisingly, these accommodate a Microsoft Account and Azure Active Directory – or what will become Microsoft Entra ID afore long.

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The Register asked Microsoft how it came up with a absolute of 10 questions. It sounds added like article a Dungeon Master ability adjudge aloft back reanimating the dead, so conceivably Cortana is still ambuscade abaft the scenes somewhere. We will amend if the aggregation responds.

In the meantime, the claim for a Microsoft account, and decidedly one that is verified, is a arrow to area Copilot is headed in the action Windows world.

As able-bodied as Copilot, the amend addresses issues in File Explorer and - for a absolute bang from the accomplished - problems that can account Internet Explorer approach tabs to stop responding. ®