Windows 11 build 22000.71

Weekly Digest: Windows 11, Windows 10 21H2, tech tips

In case you missed it, Windows 11 gets a new preview with visual changes, Windows 10 21H2 announced, Patch Tuesday rolled out, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft pushed another preview of Windows 11 (build 22000.71) with a bunch of improvements, fixes, and visual changes to the context menu, File Explorer, and taskbar.

As part of the Patch Tuesday update for July 2021, Windows 10 21H1, 20H2, and 2004 received the cumulative update KB5004237 to address several problems while increasing the version number to 19041.1110, 19042.1110, and 19043.1110.

The software giant confirmed that Windows 10 21H2 is coming later this year for enterprises and devices that do not support Windows 11, and it revealed some of the changes are coming with this new update.

Windows Terminal version 1.10 is now available as a preview with various improvements, including a new system tray icon when using quake mode, a new command palette button, and settings changes.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned several tips to get the most out of Windows 11, including the different ways to open Task Manager, Folder Options in File Explorer, and This PC instead of Quick Access in File Explorer.

We looked into the steps to add folders in the Start menu next to the Power button on Windows 11. In addition, you now know the steps to rename Windows 11 PC to any name you want.

If you are eager to try a clean installation of Windows 11 on a spare computer or virtual machine, you can use these steps to download the build 22000.71 ISO file using the UUP tool.

Finally, Microsoft recently introduced several new Windows 11 visual updates for Microsoft Edge, and this is how you can try them out.

About the author

Mauro Huculak is a Windows expert and the Editor-in-Chief who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He's also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 12 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows, software, and related technologies, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ & Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, and LinkedIn.