Windows 10 KB4056892 in this Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Windows 10 emergency patch, Surface firmware, tech tips

In case you missed it: Windows 10 and Surface devices receive updates to mitigate latest CPU flaws issues, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: As a result of the recently disclosed modern processors flaws, Microsoft issued emergency patches for all supported versions of Windows 10 to mitigate the issues. In addition, the company rolled out a new firmware update for all supported Surface devices to address the new security vulnerabilities with Intel processors.

Kodi media player app has finally arrived to Xbox One consoles, and you can download now the alpha version for testing from the Microsoft Store.

If you’re an Xbox Live Gold member, you can now start downloading the first two free games available with the Games with Gold program for January 2018.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Stunning Cityscapes to refresh your desktop.

Tech tips

This week, you also learned a few new tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to bring back OneDrive after resetting your device.

If you ever needed to copy a lot of files to another drive, you know how much time it takes using File Explorer, but using the Robocopy multi-thread feature makes transferring files a super-fast experience. In this guide, you can learn the steps to use the feature to speed up file copying on Windows 10.

We also looked into the things you can do to protect your computer against the new processor security flaws if you’re a Windows 10 user. If you’re a Chrome user, you should also enable Site Isolation to add an additional layer of protection until Google releases the next version of the browser containing a more permanent mitigation.

Microsoft is currently testing a new feature known as Sets that brings tabs in apps in the latest preview of Windows 10, and if you don’t find this feature useful, you can use this guide to disable it.

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