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Weekly Digest: Project Santorini, Windows 10 version 1903, tech tips

In case you missed it, Microsoft codenames its "Windows Lite" project "Santorini," Windows 10 version 1903 previews release to testers, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: A new report suggests that Microsoft’s next lightweight operating system (Windows Lite), part of the Windows Core OS project, is now known as “Santorini” internally.

As part of the April 2019 Update development, the company released two new previews, including build 18342 and build 18343 with new features and improvements. However, you won’t see anything significant as the update is getting close to completion, and Microsoft is now focus on fixing bugs and making sure the update is ready for the masses.

In addition, Windows 10 build 18841 rolled out this week for those devices using the Skip Ahead option. This preview doesn’t include new features or significant improvements either, but it’s a preview part of the 20H1 development for the update coming in spring 2020.

Windows 10 version 1803 (April 2018 Update) received a new monthly quality update to address several issues and fix a few problems. In addition, older versions of Windows 10, including version 1709, 1703, and 1607 also received maintenance updates.

Surface Go devices received a new firmware update to improve system stability, networking, and stylus.

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

Tech tips

This week, you also learned new tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to change from a static to a dynamic IP address configuration using DHCP.

Microsoft released a new plugin that brings Windows 10 Timeline support to Chrome, and this guide will walk you through the steps to set it up and use it.

In preparation to the Windows 10 April 2019 Update, we looked into the 10 best features coming in this new version. You now know the steps to avoid problems installing version 1903, and how to arrange Quick Action buttons in Action Center now that the settings have changed.

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