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Weekly Digest: Windows 10 updates, Microsoft Defender, tech tips

In case you missed it, Microsoft finally fixes problem with Storage Spaces, Windows 10 gets a new Disk Management tool, Microsoft Defender now flags CCleaner as an unwanted app, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft has released a preview of the next cumulative update expected to arrive the second Tuesday of August with a lot of fixes and improvements, including a permanent fix for the parity issue with Storage Spaces.

The same update with new features was made available for Windows 10 20H2 in the Beta Channel of the Windows Insider Program. This update is a re-release of the build 19042.421, which was also released this week. (You can learn more about the new features and changes coming with version 20H2 in this guide.)

In addition, Windows 10 build 20180 became available for testers with devices in the Dev Channel with improvements and a new Disk Management tool built into the Settings app. (You can check all the new improvements available thus in the Dev Channel in this guide.)

Microsoft Family Safety app for Android and iOS is now ready for download with most of the features planned for the service.

Also, Microsoft Defender Antivirus now detects the popular CCleaner tool as a potentially unwanted app due to the company bundling the software with third-party tools that may affect the user experience.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Sunflowers to refresh your desktop. In addition, Microsoft revealed the next four games that subscribers will be able to download at no extra cost during the month of August with the Gold with Games program.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned a number of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to block potentially unwanted apps on your device with Microsoft Defender Antivirus. 

You now know the steps to enable tab previews with images and quiet notifications requests on Microsoft Edge.

We looked into the steps to change the drive label name on Windows 10. In addition, you now have a better idea when to install new feature updates, and if you should install Windows 10 version 2004 right now.

If you’re running the latest preview of Windows 10 from the Dev Channel, you can use these steps to enable the new Disk Management tool.

We looked into the steps to quickly extract .tar.gz files on Windows 10, and you now know the difference between 5400 and 7200 RPM hard drives.

If you’re having any tech problems, remember that you can submit your questions in the Pureinfotech forums.