This week on Pureinfotech: Windows 10 version 1909 and version 1903 received new cumulative updates to address a bunch of issues, including problems with File Explorer and USB connectivity.
If you’re part of the Windows Insider Program, Microsoft made available Windows 10 build 19555 in the Fast ring with several changes, but not new features.
Ahead of the official release, Microsoft also released a preview of the upcoming Xbox One February Update revealing various changes, including a redesigned home screen and improvements to manage games and more.
Surface Pro 7, Surface Laptop 3, and Surface Studio (first and second generation) received new firmware updates with changes to improve the overall experience.
Although Windows 7 support has ended, Microsoft announced that will push another update to resolve wallpaper bug introduced with the final monthly rollout released in January 2020.
In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: National Geographic Antarctica to refresh your desktop. Also, you can now start downloading the first wave of Xbox titles available in February as part of the Games with Gold 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 properly share folders in the network.
You now know the steps to enable or disable the Windows 10 firewall.
If sound isn’t working on your device, you can try this quick fix on Windows 10.
You can add clocks with different time zones to the Start menu, and in this guide, you’ll learn the steps to perform this task.
We also looked at the steps to create a local account using Settings, Command Prompt, and even using PowerShell. In addition, you now know the instructions to change the computer name, reset your device removing everything, or reset your device using the cloud download option from the Advanced startup settings.
You can create a striped storage with parity (RAID 5) for efficiency and fault tolerance on Windows 10, and in this guide, you’ll learn how to perform this task.
Finally, you learned the steps to fix problems with Microsoft Store app, delete a profile in the desktop version of Outlook, and if you use the Plex media server, these steps will help you to sign in managed users automatically.
If you’re having any tech problems, remember that you can submit your questions in the Pureinfotech forums.