Windows 10: Aero-like transparency (blur effect) makes a return to the Taskbar and Start Menu

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One of the most requested features for return in Windows 10 is blurred transparency, something which can be found in Windows 7 today. The recent Insider builds of Windows 10 have slowly been adding transparency, however Microsoft has finally taken it a step further by ‘aero-ifying’ it and adding the blur effect back into the Taskbar and Start Menu in the most recent builds of the operating system.

We suspect Microsoft will show off the UI in more detail at BUILD, but here’s a first look at what you can expect the upcoming Windows 10 Insider Builds to look like, nice and modern with the blur effect in play. Microsoft has been fine tuning the UI of Windows 10 for the last couple of weeks in preparation for BUILD happening this Wednesday. The company is expected to show off a number of new features and changes being made to Windows 10, and will hopefully disclose its plans for the future.

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Stick around at WinBeta for more news regarding Windows 10 and the BUILD developer conference, as there will be a lot more to talk about over the next 48 hours. You will not want to miss it.