This week on Pureinfotech: A nearly-final version of Windows 10X leaked onto the web, revealing a new user-interface, features, and changes that will be available in new devices to compete with Chrome OS. (Here’s a walkthrough video of the new operating system.)
Windows 10X also seems to be getting an anti-theft feature to prevent others from resetting and make your device their own.
As part of the news on Windows 10, build 21296 was made available in the Dev Channel of the Windows Insider Program with a new version of the clipboard history app, and the modern Storage Spaces settings are now available for more users.
Windows 10 build 19042.782 (KB4598291) rolled out in the Release Preview and Beta Channels with the upcoming fixes and improvements coming in February for version 20H2.
In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Bending Light to refresh your desktop.
Tech tips roundup
This week, you also learned many tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to configure a static TCP/IP address.
We looked into the steps to determine the Bluetooth version available on your device.
You now know the steps to remove temporary files, change the default location to install apps and games, and how to repair the Master Boot Record (MBR) on Windows 10.
If the “News and Interests” taskbar widget is not for you, it’s possible to disable the feature in the latest preview of Windows 10 with these steps.
As part of the Windows 10X development, we looked into how to restart the operating system and change the desktop background image to anything you want.
Finally, if you use Microsoft Edge, you can now personalize the experience with Microsoft and Chrome Web Store themes. Also, the Chromium version of the browser now includes a password manager, and you can use these steps to enable or disable the feature.