This week on PUREinfoTech: The Creators Update for Windows 10 is finally out, and it’s slowly rolling out to millions of devices around the world.
Although the look and feel of Windows 10 remains the same, in this new version you’ll find a number of great new features and enhancements. If you want to know what’s new, watch my hands-on video review highlighting all the new features. Additionally, I’ve also added a guide listing everything that’s new in the new feature update of Windows 10.
Microsoft also released cumulative update KB4015583 for Windows 10 version 1703 addressing a number of problems with the Creators Update, and update KB4015217 for version 1607 bringing a slew of fixes for devices running the Anniversary Update.
In addition, Windows 10 build 16176 rolled out this week for devices enrolled in the Fast ring. This is a new test version of the next major update of Windows 10, currently known as the Redstone 3 update.
Help & How-To
This week you learned a few new tips on Windows 10, including two ways to tell if you’re running the Creators Update on your computer.
You also learned a number of things you can do to avoid problems and errors installing the new version of Windows 10.
While the version of Windows 10 is available through Windows Update, if you want to start fresh, I created a video tutorial to guide you through the steps to do a clean install of OS with the Creators Update.
Other interesting resources to learn more about the features included in this new version of Windows 10:
- How to defer the Windows 10 Creators Update
- How to group Start menu tiles into folders on Windows 10
- How to hide the Start menu ‘app list’ on Windows 10
- How to choose a custom accent color on Windows 10
- How to change screen resolution on Windows 10
- How to add Command Prompt back to the Power User menu on Windows 10
- Windows 10 lets you set a Wi-Fi and Ethernet as metered connections
- How to schedule Wi-Fi to turn back on automatically on Windows 10
- How to ‘Pause Updates’ on Windows 10
- How to use virtual touchpad on Windows 10
- How to use Registry address bar to quickly jump to a path on Windows 10
- How to do a clean install of Windows 10 with the Creators Update
- How to uninstall Windows 10 Creators Update
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