Windows 10 21H2 features

Weekly Digest: Windows 10 21H2 early look, Dev Channel features, tech tips

In case you missed it, we take an early look at some of the features likely to arrive with Windows 10 21H2 due in 2021, Microsoft released preview update for version 20H2, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Since the Windows 10 20H2 update is now rolling out to devices, Microsoft is shifting focus to the next version coming in 2021, and in this guide, we’ll take an early look at some of the new features that may be included with version 21H2. In addition, we looked at the top seven new features with the Windows 10 October 2020 Update.

Microsoft made available a preview of the fixes and improvements expected to arrive with the first Patch Tuesday for Windows 10 20H2. Also, seeing that version 20H2 shares the same core as version 2004, the fixes also applies for the May 2020 Update.

Adobe Flash Player is scheduled to be discontinued on December 31, and if you no longer need it, you can now download and install an optional update to remove the plugin from Windows 10 ahead of the end of support.

As part of the Dev Channel development, the software giant made available Windows 10 build 20246 to testers with fixes and the ability to set up WSL2 with a single command.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Panda Bears to refresh your desktop. Additionally, you can now download the first two titles as part of the Games with Gold program for November 2020.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned a number of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to disable the safeguard hold to force the upgrade to a new version, even when the device may contain a compatibility issue.

We looked into the steps to enable Remote Desktop on Windows 10.

If you use the Chromium version of Microsoft Edge, you now know the steps to enable web history sync, enable startup boost feature to launch the browser and links quicker, and the instructions to check the version installed on your computer.

About the author

Mauro Huculak is a Windows expert and the Editor-in-Chief who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He's also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 12 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows, software, and related technologies, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ & Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, and LinkedIn.