Microsoft PowerToys 0.69.1 includes fixes for registry preview, wakeup and more.


Power Toys

Microsoft has released a patch update for PowerToys 0.69, which was released a week ago along with some new PowerToys. However, some bugs were discovered in this release and so a patch was considered important enough to issue an update. It includes all the features from the previous release as well as a number of bug fixes that are listed below.

This is a patch release to fix issues in v69.0 to fix some bugs we considered important for stability based on upcoming rates. See v0.69.0 for full release notes.


  • #25254 – Fixed an issue that caused the Registry Preview window to become too large for the screen after opening a large file.
  • #25334 – Fixed a crash on the Settings application after selecting the new “Stay awake until experiment” option to wake up on a timezone with a negative offset relative to UTC.
  • #25253 – Fix incorrect menu and tooltip transparent background in registry preview.
  • #25273 – Add Ctrl+S and Shift+Ctrl+S as shortcuts to save in registry preview.
  • #25284 – Fix registry preview icons on some systems.
  • #25252 – Hide the installer hash of the release notes in the What’s New page.
  • #25398 – Add code to avoid crashes due to recent shortcut control changes.
  • #25250 – Fix crash when trying to open or save a file when Registry Preview is running with administrative privileges.
  • #25395 – Fix command line functionality to wake up.
PowerToes screenshot

You can download PowerToys 0.69.1. From the Microsoft Store using this link or Official repository on GitHub. If you already have PowerToys installed on your computer, the app will notify you of available updates, or you can update manually from Settings. As mentioned above, you can also learn about the changes in the previous 0.69 release.

If you’re unfamiliar with PowerToys, it’s a collection of advanced utilities provided by Microsoft and the open source developer community. It has various tools, such as an app launcher, bulk file renamer, color picker, a utility to customize shortcuts, etc. Microsoft frequently updates PowerTools with new features and improvements.


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