Uninstall Notepad in this Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Windows 10 2004, Microsoft reorg, tech tips

In case you missed it, Panos Panay becomes the new chief of the Windows Experience team, new preview of Windows 10 releases in the Fast ring, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: As part of the new Microsoft reorganization, sources familiar to the plan has confirmed that Surface chief, Panos Panay, will soon become the new lead of the Windows 10 client team.

Microsoft released Windows 10 build 19559 in the Fast ring for Insiders with a lot of fixes and improvements.

Windows 10 version 2004 is almost complete, and you can check the best features and improvements coming with the next feature update in this guide.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Stunning Waterfalls to refresh your desktop. And you can now download the first wave of Xbox games as part of the Games with Gold program for February 2020.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned a number of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to remove the Notepad app.

In case you need to troubleshoot problems with Windows 10, you can use these steps to start in Safe Mode.

You now know the steps to troubleshoot and fix sound on Windows 10.

We also looked at the steps to allow or block apps through the built-in firewall on Windows 10.

Although Windows 10 doesn’t include a tool to move a partition within the hard drive, you can use the Linux-based GParted tool to accomplish the task.

In addition, if you need to upgrade the current hard drive, you can use the Clonezilla tool with these steps to transfer everything to the new drive without the need for reinstallation.

If you’re still on Windows 7, you can use these steps to upgrade to Windows 10.

Finally, you learned the steps to configure the startup page settings on Microsoft Edge.