Windows 10 20H2 in this Weekly Digest
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Weekly Digest: Windows 10 20H2, Insider channels, tech tips

In case you missed it, Microsoft announced Windows 10 20H2, switched to a channel-based model for testing previews, Windows 10 build 20150 released in the Dev Channel, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft announced changes to the version numbering scheme of Windows 10 and revealed that the next version will be known as “Windows 10 version 20H2.”

Also, the company announced that the Windows Insider Program will now switch to a channel-based approach instead of rings to focus on code quality instead of frequency.

Windows 10 build 19042.330 rolled out in the Beta Channel of the Windows Insider Program as the first preview of version 20H2 with minor changes and Chromium version of Microsoft Edge. You can check out everything that’s coming with Windows 10 20H2 in this guide.

Windows 10 build 20150 was made available in the Dev Channel with Windows Subsystem for Linux improvements and some other minor changes. You can check out everything that Microsoft has been working on for Windows 10 21H1 in this guide. In addition, the company released the ISO file of build 20150 to perform a clean installation of this preview of Windows 10.

Microsoft also released updates to fix printing problems with Windows 10 version 2004, 1909, 1903, and older versions after a bug introduced with the June 9, 2020, Patch Tuesday update.

If you have a Windows 10 device using UEFI, Microsoft Defender Antivirus now alerts you of attacks and malware on the firmware.

Money in Excel is now available for download to make easier to manage your household finances with easy bank history import, graphs, and more.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Pride 2020 Flags to refresh your desktop.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned several tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to use Fresh Start to perform a clean installation of the operating system removing all the bloatware and other software included by the manufacturer.

We looked at the steps to download ISO files for older versions of Windows 10, and steps to download the ISO file for Windows 10 version 1909 now that version 2004 became available.

You now know the steps to remove the login password on Windows 10, and how to change the password of your account using Command Prompt.

In addition, we looked at the steps to set up spatial sound with Dolby Atmos on Windows 10, and if you use Microsoft Edge, you now know the steps to enable Tab Groups to organize open tabs into groups.

Finally, if you use Windows Server 2019 or an older version, you can use these instructions to set up a VPN server.

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