This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft rolled out another test version of Windows 10 (build 14936) part of the Redstone 2 update. The new release doesn’t bring new visual changes or features, but it added new fixes and a few new improvements.
Cumulative update KB3194496 released to everyone running the Windows 10 Anniversary Update adding a bunch of new fixes to further stabilize the operating system. However, the update caused some hiccups, and now we’re still waiting for the company to address the issue.
This week we heard from Microsoft that placeholders are coming back to OneDrive, but the features will be called On-Demand Sync instead.
In addition, the software giant announced the four new games Xbox owners will be getting in October 2016, as part of the Games with Gold program.
If you’re a fan of Gears of War and you are a PC gamer, you’ll happy to know that Intel and Microsoft have teamed up to give away copies of Gears of War 4 when you purchase one of the qualifying NVidia graphics cards.
Help & How To
This week I added a number of guides, including how you can easily earn Amazon gift cads using Bing.com and the Microsoft Edge web browser with the Microsoft Rewards program.
If you use both Windows and Mac, you also learned to create a macOS bootable USB drive on Windows 10 to upgrade or reinstall the operating system on your device.
Additionally, I added a guide that details a number of ways in which you can rename your Windows 10 PC, and why you should use a descriptive name.
If OneDrive isn’t a service you use, because you’re using Google Drive, Dropbox, or another cloud storage service, or for whatever the reason might be, I added a guide to completely disable OneDrive on Windows 10.
While the promotional offer to upgrade to Windows 10 has ended many weeks ago, you can still get the upgrade for free, and in this guide shows you how to get Windows 10 for free.
If you missed any of the new stories, you can catch up with everything that happened this week and past articles here.