Spotify in the Windows Store in this Tech Recap

Tech Recap: Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Surface recovery image, How-To guides

In case you missed it, new test preview of Windows 10 releases, Surface Laptop and Surface Pro get recovery image, Spotify arrives to the Store, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on PUREinfoTech: Windows 10 build 16226 (part of the Fall Creators Update) released for testers with devices in the Fast ring with a slew of new features and improvements, including more Microsoft Fluent Design System elements, updated emoji, new version of Microsoft Edge, and much more. (Also, check out the hands-on video with features and changes on Windows 10 build 16226.)

Microsoft made available the recovery images for its new Surface Laptop and Surface Pro (2017) to restore the default factory settings in case your device isn’t working or you’re ready to sell it. The recovery image is also especially useful for Surface Laptop owners who may want to roll back to Windows 10 S after upgrading to Windows 10 Pro.

The Spotify app is now available in the Windows Store, and Microsoft quietly introduces the new Modern Keyboard with fingerprint reader to add support for Windows Hello on desktop computers.

Help & How-To

This week, you also learned one more tip on Windows 10, including the steps to fix the Night light feature when it’s grayed out in the Settings app.

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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.