Windows 10 October 2018 Update clean install in this Weekly Recap

Weekly Digest: Windows 10 version 1809 and tech tips

In case you missed it, Microsoft releases more previews of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, September 2018 Patch Tuesday outs for supported versions, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft made available a number of test previews as part of the October 2018 Update, including Windows 10 build 17760 in the Fast ring, and build 17758 in the Fast and Slow rings of the Windows Insider Program.

In addition, as part of the 19H1 development, Windows 10 build 18237 released for Insiders with a new acrylic effect in the Sign-in screen.

Windows 10 April 2018 Update, Fall Creators Update, Creators Update, and Anniversary Update received new cumulative updates as part of the September 2018 Patch Tuesday with security fixes.

Surface Pro 4 and Surface Pro 3 received a new firmware update to improve battery life and security.

In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Coffee Art to refresh your desktop.

Tech tips

This week, you also learned a number of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to properly upgrade to the October 2018 Update when it becomes available.

We also looked at the steps to perform a clean installation of Windows 10 to upgrade to the October 2018 Update. If you’re looking to start with a new version of the operating system, or you’re having trouble upgrading to the new version.

If you typically use the Media Creation Tool to upgrade to a new version of Windows 10, you know the steps to get around the language or edition support problem when using the tool.

In addition, we looked at the steps to use the Your Phone app to send phone text messages from Windows 10.

If you’re a Chrome user, and you don’t like the new interface available in version 69, this guide will show you how to disable it, and go back to the old design.

Finally, you now know the steps to check who has been accessing your Netflix account.