Windows 10’s “Let’s Go” launcher, web browsing header is now rolling out

Microsoft seems to be adding new options to the large header in
the Settings app of Windows 10, according to our own testing
and user reports we’ve received.
Microsoft started experimenting with Settings header two
years ago and it was released to more users with May 2020
Update or newer.

Microsoft is now rolling out two new options to the Settings
app: Let’s go and Web browsing buttons. We’ve spotted the
options in the production builds of Windows 10 October 2020
Update and both options are designed to recommend Microsoft
services, Edge and Office 365.

In the coming weeks, you should see a new banner “Get even more
out of Windows” at the top of the settings app. The banner will
appear when you install Windows 10’s monthly cumulative
updates, but most users should see the banner after a system
reboot.

As you can see in the below screenshot, the banner states that
the “Let’s go” button lets you enjoy the “full Microsoft
experience”.

Windows 10 Lets go screen

This option will open a fullscreen interface called “out-of-box
experience” and it covers the entire screen, which means you
won’t find the traditional title bar with the options to
minimize, maximize or close the window.

Windows 10 OOBE

The first page in this “Let’s go” screen highlights the
Microsoft services that you should try.

This includes Windows Hello, Your Phone app, Office 365, etc.
You can click on “remind me in 3 days” and the pop-up will
appear again after three days or you can click on ‘continue’.

The next screen is “Use recommended browser settings” and it
suggests that you apply recommended browser settings, which
advises Edge as the default browser and Bing as the default
search engine. Microsoft will also pin the Edge browser to the
taskbar and desktop when you select the first option and apply
the settings.

Windows 10 recommended settings

The third screen is a full-page recommendation for Microsoft
365 discount offer for the first year. Microsoft is
experimenting with two Office 365 advertisements and depending
on your account history, you’ll either receive a 50% offer or 1
month free offer.

Microsoft 365 ad

You can click on “no thanks” to exit the setup.

Web browsing header in the Settings app

Once you are done with the fullscreen setup experience, you’ll
be taken back to the Settings and a new ‘Web browsing’ option
will appear. The ‘Web browsing’ option, which cannot be
disabled, advises users to restore the ‘recommended’ browser.

Windows 10 Settings banner

You can go through the pop-up screen and restore the
recommended browser setting to Microsoft Edge and Bing. This
will also pin the browser to the taskbar and desktop.

Interestingly, the option will also appear when your computer’s
default browser is already Microsoft Edge browser.

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