Microsoft Edge Performance mode

Weekly Digest: Windows 10, Surface updates, tech tips

In case you missed it, Windows 10 gets new font, Surface devices received updates, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft released Windows 10 build 21376 in the Dev Channel with a new Segoe UI Variable font family and various tweaks.

Surface devices, including Laptop 4, Pro X, and Duo, received a firmware update to improve stability and fix problems.

As part of the Microsoft Edge improvements, the software giant recently made available the “Performance mode” feature, and now, we have an idea of what the experience does.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: South Indian Beaches 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 change the sleep power settings.

We looked into virtually all the supported methods to perform a clean installation of Windows 10, including using a USB flash drive, Media Creation Tool, Reset this PC feature, ISO file, Advanced startup options, and more.

You now know the steps to enable and configure Offline Files on Windows 10 to make network files always available without a connection.

If you need to reinstall Windows 10, you can use these steps to use the Media Creation Tool and Rufus to create a bootable USB flash drive.

In the case that the hard drive is running out of space, you can use these instructions to determine the storage usage to free up space.

If you use Windows Terminal, these steps will help you to always run the app as an administrator.

Windows 10 supports multiple ways to create local accounts, and in this guide, you will learn the steps to complete the task with the Settings app, Command Prompt, and PowerShell.

You can manage network usernames and passwords stored in Credential Manager using Command Prompt, and here are the instructions to complete the task.

Finally, if you use VirtualBox, you can read this guide to learn the steps to mount an ISO file and create a shared folder between the host and guest operating systems.