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Weekly Digest: Windows 11, updates, tech tips

In case you missed it, Windows 11 gets another preview, the new Paint app is available for testing, and tips to get the most out of your PC.

This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft released the Windows 11 build 22468 in the Dev Channel with some improvements for VPN and Search, but there were no new features in this flight.

As part of the release “C,” the update KB5005611 was made available for Windows 10 21H1, 20H2, and 2004 as an optional install in the stable channel to fix several non-security problems.

The first preview of the redesigned Microsoft Paint app was released for testers with devices enrolled in the Dev Channel.

Microsoft also unveiled the next titles of the Games with Gold program that Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass members will get in October 2021.

The Windows 11 walkthrough guide to all the new features and changes is live to help you get started and learn everything that the new OS has to offer. And we also looked into all the best features that Microsoft will begin shipping on October 5.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned a bunch of tips to get the most out of Windows 11, including the top eight things you want to do to prepare the computer before installing the new OS.

You now know the steps to bypass the TPM check to install Windows 11 on a computer that doesn’t meet the minimum system requirements.

We looked into the steps to upgrade a device to Windows 11 without a USB flash drive using only the ISO file. On the other hand, you also learn the steps to create a bootable USB flash drive with Command Prompt to perform a clean installation or in-place upgrade of the new version of Windows.

Finally, you now know the steps to create a storage pool and space using the Storage Spaces feature through the new Settings app.