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Tech Recap: Windows 10 Creators Update, RansomFree, Help & How-To

Windows 10 Creators Update gets new update, Cybereason introduces RansomFree, and tips to get the most out of your digital life.

This week on PUREinfoTech: Microsoft quietly rolled out a small security update for the Windows 10 Creators Update, and the company made the ISO files for Windows 10 build 14986 available for download for anyone wanting to do a clean install of the operating system.

In the latest test preview of Windows 10, Microsoft is also testing a new reset experience that will not only reinstall the operating system, but it will also install the latest updates.

OneDrive gets update adding the ability to easily uninstall the cloud storage client software from the operating system.

Microsoft this week announced the four new games Xbox Live Gold members will be getting in January 2017.

Security firm, Cybereason, introduces RansomFree, a free security software to protect your computer from ransomware.

Microsoft is having a big end of the year sale with big discount Xbox One S, Windows 10 PCs, and entertainment from the Windows Store that you can’t miss.

Help & How-To

This week you learned a few new tips to get the most out of Windows 10, Outlook, and on your Microsoft account. You learned the steps to configure “undo send” to cancel sent emails in the Outlook app and Outlook.com.

We also took a look at the process to upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro free using a generic key. And we also looked at how the Windows 10 activation works without a Microsoft account.

You learned the steps to create aliases on your Microsoft account, instead of having to manage multiple email accounts.

Finally, if you work long hours in front of your computer and you spend many hours looking at your screen at night, this week we’ve taken a look at F.lux a small application to bring night mode to Windows 10 to reduce eye strain and improve sleep quality.

If you missed any of the new stories, you can catch up with everything that happened this week and past articles here.

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