When you disable taskbar button animations in start11 1.42 it breaks the hover effect on the buttons. Only the active button gets the glow effect. When you turn it on, the glow effect works on all buttons like normal.
OS Windows 11
This would be better viewed in the Start product forum.
SimplexDesigns, I moved your post to the the Start product forum. It deserves better visibility, as suggested above.
There are many great features available to you once you register, including:
Sign in or Create Account