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Weekly Digest: Snipping Tool problem, Defender app, tech tips

In case you missed it, Windows 11 cert expiration problem, Microsoft Defender app first look, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: A Microsoft digital certificate expires on Windows 11, resulting in problems with the Snipping Tool app and other elements, including Touch Keyboard, Voice Typing, Emoji Panel, Input Method Editor, and Get started and Tips apps.

Someone managed to access the Microsoft Defender app for Windows 11, giving us a first look at the new security application interface.

Microsoft made the Windows Subsystem for Android available in the Dev Channel, expanding the Android apps on Windows 11 to more users. Previously, it was only available for devices in the Beta Channel.

Windows 11 build 22494 made its way into the Dev Channel with a new mic mute button in the Taskbar for Microsoft Teams. The flight also brings Snap groups to Task View and improvements for Settings and various fixes.

Microsoft plans to bring drag-and-drop functionality back to the Taskbar, and Windows 11 will soon get an unofficial tool to make sideloading Android apps super easy.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned a bunch of tips to get the most out of Windows, including the steps to enable drag-and-drop functionality on the Windows 11 Taskbar and show the clock on all monitors using third-party tools.

We looked into the steps to sideload apps on Windows 11 through the Windows Subsystem for Android.

You now know the instructions to enable and disable Developer Mode on Windows 11.

If you are new to the new version of Windows, these are all the different ways to shut down Windows 11.

In preparation for Windows 10 21H2, you can check this guide with all the new features and changes in this new feature update. If you want to upgrade early, you can use these instructions to download the final release of the Windows 10 ISO file right now. Or later on, you can use these steps to download version 21H2 with the Media Creation Tool.

Finally, we looked into the steps to install the Microsoft Edge browser on Linux.