This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft has announced that is discontinuing production of its Xbox One X and Xbox One S All-Digital Edition, as the company prepares for the Xbox Series X launch.
Windows 10 build 20170 released in the Dev Channel with minor changes and improvements expected to arrive with version 21H1. You can check everything that’s new (so far) with Windows 10 21H1 in this guide.
As part of Windows 10 version 20H2, the software giant released build 19042.388 in the Beta Channel of the Windows Insider Program as a small update to address several problems.
In addition, this week, Windows 10 version 2004, 1909, 1903, and older versions received a new Patch Tuesday update to fix several bugs and improve security. Also, Surface Pro 6, Surface Pro (5th Gen), and Surface Book 2 picked up a firmware update to improve battery charging and reliability with Surface Dock 2.
Microsoft Launcher version 6 releases for Android with new codebase and a bunch new features, including a new dark theme and landscape mode.
OneDrive fetch files feature is set to retire at the end of July 2020, and new report confirmed that Windows Setup will now create the recommended partition layout to prevent recovery partition issues upgrading to a new version of Windows 10.
In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Treehouses to refresh your desktop.
Tech tips roundup
This week, you also learned a bunch of tips to get most out of Windows 10, including the steps to repair the Master Book Record (MBR) went it gets corrupted and you can’t start your device.
You now know the steps to prevent the search indexer from affecting performance on Windows 10.
We looked into the steps to analyze the hard drive space with WinDirSat to determine what files are taking up the most space, so you can clean up the drive accordingly when running out of space.
If you need to check what updates are installed on Windows 10, you can the Settings app and Command Prompt, and these are the steps to complete the task.
In addition, we looked into the steps to restore the Registry settings when it gets damaged, remove the login password of your Windows 10 account, and you know now the steps to download Windows 10 version 1909 after version 2004 releases.
Finally, Outlook web now includes Google Calendar integration, and these are the steps to connect your personal calendar to the service.
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