PowerToys for Windows 10 in this Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Windows 10 20H1, Firefox Content Blocking, tech tips

In case you missed it, Windows 10 20H1 preview ships with a new version of Cortana, Firefox now blocks trackers by default, first PowerToys preview releases, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft made available Windows 10 build 18975 as part of the 20H1 development with a new version of Cortana that behaves just like a regular app.

Windows 10 build 18362.10019 released for the 19H2 update addressing a lot of confusions with the delivery channels in the Windows Insider Program.

The software giant also made available the ISO file to perform a clean installation of build 18970.

Windows 10 version 1903 receives update KB4512941 (build 18362.329) with a bunch of fixes. However, you should be careful installing this update as the update includes a known issue that may break the search functionality and Start menu if you have previously disabled Bing results for Windows Search.

Microsoft released the first preview of the PowerToys app for Windows 10 with two new features.

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

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned new tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to determine the number of cores available on your processor.

Windows 10 now includes a new “Cloud Download” option to reset your device, and in this guide, we looked at the reasons why using a USB flash drive is still a better option.

You now know the steps to delete an account, and the instructions to check Bluetooth devices battery level on Windows 10.

We also looked at the steps to set up and manage “Content Blocking” on Firefox to stop web trackers from collecting information about you without breaking the websites you visit. In addition, we looked at the steps to enable and disable content blocking on a per-site basis.

Furthermore, you now know the steps to block websites from tracking your location online on Firefox.

If you’re a Google Chrome user, these are the steps to disable hardware acceleration when the feature isn’t working correctly (especially in virtual machines).

Finally, we also looked at the steps to delete a profile in the Outlook app to start fresh and fix common problems, and you now know the steps to fix Night light on Windows 10.