This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft made the Windows 10 20H2 available for commercial customers to allow network administrators to validate the operating system before the official release. You can check all the features and improvements expected to arrive with the second semi-annual update in this guide.
Windows 10 build 19042.487 rolled out in the Beta Channel as part of version 20H2 with a slew of fixes, as the company prepares the feature update for its final release in the coming weeks.
Windows 10 build 20201 was made available in the Dev Channel of the Windows Insider Program with fixes, and it introduced a new “archive apps” feature designed to save storage and internet bandwidth for applications you don’t use frequently. You can also download the ISO file of build 20201 to perform an in-place upgrade or clean installation of the operating system.
Microsoft announced that Windows 10 version 1909 and 1903 are getting support for the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2.
Also, this week, the Xbox One August 2020 Update began to rollout to everyone with various enhancements for the Guide, Activity Feed, Parties and Chats, new notification inbox, and the ability to mute party members individually.
In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Sights of Russia to refresh your desktop. In addition, Microsoft also revealed the next four games that Xbox Live subscribers will be getting for free throughout September.
Tech tips roundup
This week, you also learned a bunch of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to prevent version 20H2 from installing automatically.
Since the Windows 10 20H2 has now been finalized, you can download the latest ISO file to upgrade and test the new version before it’s officially available.