Windows 10 version 2004 (May 2020 Update) in this Weekly Digest

Weekly Digest: Windows 10 May 2020 Update for testers and tech tips

In case you missed, Windows 10 May 2020 Update is now available for testers, Microsoft extends support of version 1809, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Only days after making build 19041.207 available in the Slow ring, Microsoft made available the final build of the Windows 10 May 2020 Update (version 2004) in the Release Preview ring of the Windows Insider Program suggesting that the company is closer to launch the new feature update to everyone.

You can check the new features and changes of the Windows 10 May 2020 Update in this guide, and the top 14 features in this guide. If you’re still not clear about this feature update, you can read this article with all the information you need to know about the update and why you should upgrade. Also, you can find the May 2020 Update release date details in this article.

In addition, Windows 10 build 19608 rolled out in the Fast ring with minor changes to the default application settings, and only a couple days later, the company release build 19608.1006 as a cumulative update to address an undisclosed problem.

As a result of the current global health situation, Microsoft announced this week that will be extending the support of Windows 10 version 1809 for another six month to minimize stress to customers. (You can check the updated Windows 10 lifecycle here.)

Windows 10 version 1909 and 1903 received cumulative update KB4549951 introducing changes for storing and managing files and improves security for basic operations and Office products.

Also, Microsoft has revealed that will continue supporting its Microsoft Edge web browser on Windows 7 until mid-July 2021.

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

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned a bunch of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to free up space using the new storage analyzer coming in future releases.

You now know the steps to save a PDF form as completed to prevent accidental editions, and you learned the steps to remove a password from a PDF document.

We looked at the steps to fix error code 0x80070070 – 0x50011, 0x50012, or 0x60000 using Windows Update, Media Creation Tool, or the Update Assistant when trying to upgrade to a new version of Windows 10.

Also, you now know the steps to schedule a meeting and the steps to change the account pictures on Microsoft Teams.

Finally, we looked at the Microsoft To Do extension for Chrome to make easier to save anything from the web to your To Do lists. If you’re starting up with Microsoft To Do, you can check this guide with the best tips to get the most out of the task management system.

About the author

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.