Microsoft Pluton / source: Microsoft

Weekly Digest: Windows 11, Microsoft Pluton, tech tips

I case you missed it, AMD launches new CPUs with Microsoft Pluton integration, Windows 11 preview program resumes, Google will integrate Android into Windows, and more tips to the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: AMD announces its latest Ryzen 6000 Series processors integrating the Microsoft Pluton security chip, and Lenovo will be the first manufacturer to ship the new silicon on the new ThinkPad Z Series laptops.

The Windows 11 Insider program resumes with the release of build 22526 in the Dev Channel that brings a new windowed Task View experience, support for wideband speech support for Apple AirPods products, and more.

Google announced that in 2022, the company will focus on building new features to integrate Android into Windows 11. Some of the features include Fast Pair, Nearby Share, Google Messages, and gaming.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learn a few new tips to get the most out of Windows, including the steps to enable and disable BitLocker drive encryption on Windows 11.

We looked into the steps to change the network profile type to Private or Public to improve security or configure the system to share files, printers, and other resources in the network.

Windows 11 now features Spotlight images on the Lock screen and desktop, and these are the steps to save any image you like.

You now know the steps to perform a clean boot to troubleshoot and resolve conflicts with apps and drivers on Windows 11.

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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.