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Weekly Recap: Windows 10 updates, Office 2019, tech tips

In case you missed it: Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is almost complete, Redstone 4 preview releases via Skip ahead, Office 2019 in the horizon, and more tips to get the most out of the PC.

This week on PUREinfoTech: Microsoft pushes a new preview of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (build 16299) with some improvements and bug fixes, and now the update is considered mostly complete.

Windows 10 build 17004 also rolled this week to Insiders with PCs enrolled in the Fast ring (Skip ahead), and it marks the first test version of the Redstone 4 update releasing in 2018 to include noticeable changes. (You can also check out the video review for build 17004.)

Update KB4040724 released to PCs running the Windows 10 Creators Update addressing a number of problems with the current version of the OS.

During the Ignite 2017 conference in Florida, Microsoft announced that Office 2019 with perpetual license will be available sometime in the middle of 2018 with new features and changes. Revealed that is working to bring Progressive Web Apps (PWA) support to Windows 10 with version 1803. Showed off new devices from partners for business running Windows 10 S. During an Ignite session, Microsoft also confirmed that a Surface Pro with support with LTE connectivity is coming in December.

If you’re an Xbox Live Gold member, the software giant announced the four new titles you’ll be getting through the Games with Gold program.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of week theme: Porsche 911 GT2 RS — Forza Motorsport 7 to refresh your desktop wallpaper.

Tech Tips

This week, you also learned new tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to delete a user account from your device when is no longer needed.

You now know the instructions to change the notification settings when the battery is getting low on your laptop or tablet.

In addition, you also learned the steps to repair a USB flash drive when is not accessible and Windows 10 is unable to format with a few PowerShell commands.

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709) is just around the corner, and even though I have already written a lot of guides and shared a vast amount of information on this new version, remember that you can submit your questions about version 1709 (consumer) in the PUREinfoTech forums. (I’ll do my best to answer them all so you can be ready for the update.)