This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft plans to release Windows 10 version 21H2 (Sun Valley) during the second half of 2021, and these are five new changes expected to arrive in the Settings app. Also, the company announced that starting with version 21H2, the Windows 10 LTSC will change the lifecycle from ten years to five years.
The desktop version of Microsoft Word will be getting a new text prediction functionality during the March update, similar to the Google Docs’ Smart Compose feature.
Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.3030.0 released for devices enrolled in the Beta Channel running Windows 10 version 20H2 and version 21H1 with a small update to improve the handwriting input panel.
Windows 10 build 21322 was made available in the Dev Channel with some new improvements, changes, and fixes expected to arrive with version 21H2.
As part of the February “C” release, Microsoft published the update KB4601382 as a preview for Windows 10 version 20H2 and 2004, with a slew of non-security fixes planned to roll out in the next Patch Tuesday.
Surface Pro X first and second-generation received a new hardware update to address some issues and merge support of the two devices.
Microsoft Edge continues to get better on Windows 10, and these are six new features and changes expected to ship in future updates of the browser.
In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Beach Glow to refresh your desktop. Also, Microsoft revealed the next four titles that Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass subscribers will be getting in March.
Tech tips roundup
This week, you also learned a bunch of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to restore the Registry from the secret backup.
In preparation for the Windows 10 version 21H1 release, we looked into the steps to avoid problems upgrading to the new version.