This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft introduced the new Surface Laptop 4, a new clamshell laptop with the same traditional design but new hardware and more configuration options.
Alongside the Surface Laptop 4, this week, Microsoft also introduced the “Microsoft Modern Webcam,” which is a camera that offers good video quality and a privacy shutter for only $69.99. Even further, as part of the announcement, the company also unveiled the Surface Headphones 2 Plus for Business, Microsoft Modern USB and Wireless Headsets, and the Microsoft Modern USB-C Speaker as accessories specifically designed for the workplace and Microsoft Teams integration.
In other Surface news, the Surface Pro 7, Pro 6, Book 3, and Studio 2 picked up a new hardware update to fix several issues and improve various components, including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and camera.
Windows 10 20H2 and version 2004 received update KB5001330 to addresses a number of problems and similar fixes, plus other improvements were also released for older versions of the operating system. The same KB5001330 update was also released for Windows 10 21H1, but as build 1904.928.
In addition, Windows 10 build 21359 was made available in the Dev Channel of the Windows Insider Program with a new power option and other improvements.
Microsoft Edge 90 rolled out this week with several new features, including Kids Mode and Password Manager, and this is the first build releasing in the same schedule as Google Chrome.
In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Community Showcase: Rural Landscapes 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 install and configure VirtualBox on Windows 10.
Also, you now know the steps to create a virtual machine and install Windows 10 using VirtualBox and the instructions to set up the Guest Additions drivers to improve the performance and usability of the virtual device.
We looked into the steps to reinstall Windows 10, removing everything on the hard drive using the “Reset this PC” recovery option and USB flash drive.
You now know the instructions to uninstall Microsoft Paint from a Windows 10 installation, whether you have version 20H2 or 21H2.
Finally, you know the cause of the error code 0x800421F7 trying to update Microsoft Edge and what you need to do to resolve the issue.