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Tech Recap: Windows 10 Workstations, Xbox system update, How-To guides

In case you missed: Microsoft unveils new edition of Windows 10, Xbox is getting dashboard overhaul, Xbox Insider Program just got simpler, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on PUREinfoTech: Microsoft officially unveiled Windows 10 Pro for Workstations, a new edition of Windows primarily designed for server-grade computer hardware and for advanced users, and it’ll be available alongside the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

Update KB4034674 for the Windows 10 releases addressing a number of problems on devices running the Creators Update, and Windows Insider testers can download the ISO files for build 16251, if you’re looking to do a clean install of Windows 10.

The software giant revealed a number of significant design changes with Fluent Design and new features coming to Xbox One, as part of the Fall Creators Update for the console, and the company also introduced new changes to simplified the Xbox Insider Program allowing anyone to test upcoming features for Xbox One. In addition, the Spotify app is now available for download on Xbox One from the Store for free and premium users.

On PC gaming, Microsoft introduced a new significantly smaller USB Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows 10, but it won’t be available until 2018.

Help & How-To

This week, you also learned a few new tips to get the most out of your computer, including the steps to disable location tracking on Windows 10.

We looked at two easy ways to free up space after installing an upgrade of Windows 10 using the Settings app.

Microsoft is currently rolling out a new design for Outlook on the web, and you can use these steps to test drive the new look right now.

PUREinfoTech forums

Remember that PUREinfoTech now has forums. It’s free to join, and you can ask and get answers for technical questions, problems on Windows 10, and to get the most out of your gadgets.