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Microsoft's revised icons for Windows 10

Microsoft’s revised icons for Windows 10

This is what the new Windows 10 icons look like in a seamless design. (Image: Micrososft)

With the next major update of Windows 10, Microsoft will focus on design. After that, the software company can also let go of some traces of Windows 95 – icons.

It was working a while ago Microsoft In the Windows 10 Design Update, as part of Microsoft’s “sweeping visual revamp” for its operating system, several new system icons appeared in March. This includes File Explorer iconsOr folders, or garbage, or drives. Now Microsoft also seems to be taking in some icons that still come from the Windows 95 era, but you still come across them regularly in Windows 10.

Redesigned icons for Windows 10

Fellows from Windows Latest have new icons for Hibernate, Network, Storage, and Floppy Drives in preview releases to update Windows 10’s flagship design called Sun Valley Discover. Icons used in Windows 95 since August 1995 still appear in many dialog boxes throughout the operating system. The redesigned icons look more consistent, modern, and have fewer pixels. The tube screen became a flat screen. But there is still an icon for the floppy drive.

Windows 10 icon design

New Windows 10 icons (left) versus old (right) Windows 95 icons. (Screen capture: Windows Latest)

Visual changes are expected in Windows 10 21H2 Update. The major update is expected to be released in October or November. Microsoft has it According to The Verge Meanwhile, he has yet to fully comment on the design changes. So far, one job posting is officially known in which Microsoft talks about “Total Visual Renewal”. Microsoft deleted the job ad shortly after it became popular.

Colorful, flowing and rounded corners

The fact that the group plans to make widespread changes to Windows 10’s design from the redesigned icons can be seen in earlier preview designs. These colors are more flowing and hotter than before. Rounded corners are also noticeable. Well on Microsoft has already improved the start menu. Microsoft will likely announce more information about Sun Valley at its build conference at the end of May.

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