Windows 7 to Windows 10 upgrade in this Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Microsoft pushing updates, Windows 10 previews, and tech tips

In case you missed it, Microsoft to halt updates temporarily, new previews of Windows 10 became available for testers, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: As a result of the ongoing global health concerns, starting in May 2020, Microsoft is expected to halt optional updates releases to focus only on security updates to avoid unnecessary problems that more people are now working remotely.

Microsoft made available build 19041.172 for Windows 10 as a quality update KB4552455 to resolve minor problem before launching version 2004.

Windows 10 build 19592 released in the Fast ring with a new tablet mode and search improvements.

Also, update KB4541335 was made available this week for computers running Windows 10 version 1909 or 1903 to fix a lot of problems.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Monsoons to refresh your desktop.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned a bunch of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to resolve password issues trying to use remote desktop or access a network shared folder using a Microsoft account.

We looked at the steps to enable and configure remote desktop access on Windows 10 Home using Chrome Remote Desktop app from Google.

In addition, we outlined steps to configure remote assistance also using the Chrome Remote Desktop app to help other users fix problems or teach someone an application without having to be present at the location.

You now know the steps to check the battery level for Bluetooth devices on Windows 10.

If you’re noticing slow internet speeds during a VPN connection, you can use these steps to fix the issue.

Also, we looked at the steps to create a custom partition to install Windows 10, if you’re planning to create a dual-boot system or keep installation and files separate.

You can use these steps to check if you have the latest updates installed on your Windows 10 installation. These instructions to reset the Windows Update components if updates aren’t downloading on your device. And check the release history of Windows 10 updates in this guide.

Finally, you now know the steps to upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10, and the difference between 5400 and 7200 RPM hard drives.

If you’re having any tech problems, remember that you can submit your questions in the Pureinfotech forums.