Windows 11 Preview ISO download

Weekly Digest: Windows 11, Surface updates, tech tips

In case you missed it, Microsoft pushed another preview of Windows 11, announced Xbox stereo headset, teased a new version of Paint, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft released yet another preview of Windows 11 (build 22000.160) with minor changes and an updated version of the Clock app with Focus sessions. (You can check out the video review in the Pureinfotech YouTube channel.)

In addition, the company also made available the first ISO file of Windows 11 to allow developers and enthusiasts to test the new clean install and in-place upgrade.

Microsoft also announced the more affordable Xbox stereo headset for Xbox users. The headset is similar to the wireless version, but it doesn’t include some features and uses a 3.5mm plug.

Microsoft’s head of Windows and Devices, Panos Panay, revealed the new version of the Paint app, which the company plans to ship with Windows 11.

As part of the Windows 10 21H2 development, the company released the build 19044.1200, which includes some of the features and improvements coming in the update.

Also, Surface devices like the Pro 7, Laptop Go, and Book 3 received a new update in August 2021 with all these improvements.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learn many new tips to get the most out of Windows 11, including the steps to remove the “Recommended” items from the Start menu.

You now know the steps to set the Print key as the default to take screenshots with the new Snipping Tool on Windows 11.

We looked into the steps to install or uninstall OneDrive with the winget command-line tool on Windows 11 and Windows 10.

In addition, you now know the steps to upgrade to Windows 11 from Windows 7 and the instructions to reset your computer, removing everything using the Reset this PC feature.

If you want to launch Microsoft Edge always InPrivate mode for a more private and secure experience, use these instructions.

On Windows 10, we looked into moving a shared folder to another drive without reconfiguring permissions. Also, you now know the steps to find a Wi-Fi password, set up network file sharing, and reset the Windows Update components to resolve issues downloading updates.