Windows Lite mockup in this Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Windows 10 April 2019 Update, HoloLens 2, tech tips

In case you missed it, Microsoft outs several new previews and updates for Windows 10, HoloLens 2 is now a reality, and more tech tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft released build 18346 and build 18348 as part of the Windows 10 April 2019 Update development for testers with several new improvements. Windows 10 build 18342.8 rolled out this week, but for testers in the Slow ring of the Windows Insider Program. In addition, Windows 10 build 18845 also was made available this week, but as part of the 20H1 update coming in 2020.

Along with the new previews, the Windows 10 October 2018 Update picked up a new quality update to address a long list of issues with the latest version of the OS.

Microsoft HoloLens 2 was revealed this week as well, and these are the most important details and technical specifications for the second generation of the (arguably) most advanced augmented reality (AR) headset in the world.

If you’ve not been in the loop, Microsoft is planning to release a new OS dubbed “Windows Lite,” and a new mockup surface this week giving us a first look at the new interface in its current development.

If you’re in the market for a new device, the Microsoft Store is now offering a Surface Pro 6 with Type Cover bundle for only $799, which translate into $260 of savings.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Ski Paradise to refresh your desktop, and you can download the first two Xbox titles available in March 2019 as part of the Games with Gold program.

Tech tips

This week, you also learned a number of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to uninstall the April 2019 Update, version 1903, if it installs automatically when it releases and you’re not ready, or you’re having issues with the new version.

In preparation to the next version of Windows 10, we also looked at the best hidden features coming with the April 2019 Update.

You also learned the steps to add a Windows Hello PIN to quickly sign in to Windows 10 — and the steps to remove a PIN, in case it’s not an option for you.

If security isn’t a concern, this week, we looked into the different ways to remove a sign in password on Windows 10.

You now know the steps to fix almost every problem you can encounter using a Wi-Fi adapter, and the steps to resolve the “Unidentified Network” error on Windows 10.

If you’re a Microsoft Azure user, you now know the steps to throttle bandwidth for an Azure backup operation, and the steps to change the backup encryption passphrase.

If you’re having any tech problems, remember that you can submit your questions in the Pureinfotech forums.