This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft pushed a new preview of Windows 10 that reveals improvements for the out-of-box experience (OOBE) to help users set up their devices for the tasks they’re planning to do. The company also made available the ISO file for build 20231 to perform a clean installation or in-place upgrade.
Surface Laptop Go will be available on October 13, and you can check all the tech specs and details you need to know to decide which model to buy in this guide.
Windows 10 20H2 is expected to release in the coming days, and you can now watch my walkthrough video to get an idea of the features and changes that will be available with this release.
In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Winding Roads to refresh your desktop.
Tech tips roundup
This week, you also learned a bunch of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to reset the firewall settings to its default configuration, and you now know the steps to open ports in the Microsoft Defender Firewall.
We also looked at the steps to disable web search suggestions in the Start menu and taskbar. Windows 10 now includes a feature that makes it easier to copy and paste device and software information, and these are the steps to complete the task.
In the case the Start menu isn’t working properly, Windows 10 (preview) now has a PowerShell command to reset the system component to fix common problems and this is how you use it.
You now know the instructions to see what’s taking up space on the hard drive without third-party tools.
In addition, we looked at the steps to enable Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization feature on Windows 10, completely remove the printer driver from your device, and download the Windows 10 ISO file without the Media Creation Tool.
Finally, Google Chrome is testing a new scrollable tabs feature, and these are the steps to try it out in the latest version available through the Canary channel.
If you’re having any tech problems, remember that you can submit your questions in the Pureinfotech forums.