This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft has finalized version 20H2 for Windows 10, as the company continues the preparation for the October release. If you’re a participant of the Windows Insider Program, you can download the Windows 10 October 2020 Update through the Release Preview Channel.
A new Surface Pro X with a more powerful processor and new platinum color is rumored to launch in October during a new Microsoft press event.
Xbox Cloud Gaming (formerly xCloud) has launched on September 15, as a feature at no extra cost for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate with 150 games.
Surface Go picked up a new firmware update with a slew of new improvements for camera, power, and more.
Windows 10 update KB4577062 became available as a preview for version 1909 and 1903 ahead of the October 2020 Patch Tuesday rollout. The update bumps the version number to build 18363.1110 and 18362.1110 for version 1909 and 1903 respectively, and it addresses a ton of issues.
As part of the Dev Channel, Microsoft also released Windows 10 build 20215 with improvements for the search experience and fixes for Windows Security, System Restore, Voice Typing, and Start menu.
In addition, the company quietly began the rollout of the update KB4576754, which forces the install of the Chromium version of Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 version 2004, 1909, and 1809.
In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Flower Petals to refresh your desktop.
Tech tips roundup
You can remove your account password on Windows 10, whether you’re using a Microsoft or local account, and these instructions will guide you to complete the task.
Windows 10 now supports DNS over HTTPS (DoH), and these are the steps to enable the feature to improve online privacy. If you’re looking into the different ways to change the DNS addresses on Windows 10, you can use this guide.
Even further, you now know the steps to delete thousands of files and folders in the matter of seconds on Windows 10, not minutes or hours.
Microsoft is now testing a new Sleeping Tabs feature to save system resources and battery when using Microsoft Edge, and these are the steps to enable and manage the feature.
Finally, in the case that you use Google Chrome, you can use these steps to fix the green screen error during videos.
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