This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft released Windows 10 build 18334 for PCs, as part of the April 2019 Update and as part of the 19H2 development with minor changes and a slew of fixes.
In the early days of 2019, Microsoft is planning to start making available previews of the next version of Microsoft Edge using Google’s Chromium rendering engine, and the good news is that pre-releases of the browser will be available as separate downloads without needing to sign up to the Windows Insider Program.
Although Microsoft is planning to stop supporting Windows 7 in 2020, the company will continue to offer updates, but it’ll be only available for businesses willing to pay for the Extended Security Updates (ESUs) with a commitment to upgrade to Windows 10 within three years.
Microsoft brings the original File Manager from Windows 3.0 to Windows 10 as an app, and you can now download it free from the Microsoft Store.
In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Explore Brazil to refresh your desktop.
This week, you also learned several new tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the set a static IP address configuration using only the Settings app for Ethernet and Wi-Fi adapters.
We looked at the steps to reset the Mail and Calendar apps on Windows 10 to fix common problems with those experiences.
You now know the steps to check battery level of supported Bluetooth devices on Windows 10.
If you have an Azure subscription, this week, you learned the steps to recover files and folders from a cloud backup created on Windows 10.
In the case that you missed the Skip Ahead enrollment to get an early start testing previews for the 19H2 update, you can use this guide to enroll a device after the Skip Ahead is closed.
Also, in preparation to the release of the April 2019 Update, we looked at the steps to enable the new automatic Active Hours settings on Windows 10, and the steps to disable updates for Windows 10 Pro and Home.
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