In addition, the company published the virtual press event video recently held for the media. During the event, Panos Panay, Microsoft’s Windows and Devices chief, talked about everything you need to know about Surface Duo, including the best tips to get started and the technology inside the new phone form factor. You can check this guide to learn more about the tech specs of Surface Duo and other details. This week, Microsoft also confirmed that its new Xbox Series X will launch in November 2020, and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers can now get early access to the upcoming Xbox cloud gaming service. As part of the August 2020 Patch Tuesday rollout, the software giant released updates of Windows 10 version 2004, 1909, 1903, and older versions to resolve issues and improve security. If you’re running Windows 10 version 2004, after installing update KB4566782 (build 19041.450), you’ll no longer be able to use Device Manager to download driver updates. Windows 10 20H2 (build 19042.450) released in the Beta Channel with the same fixes available for version 2004, and Windows 10 build 20190 was made available in the Dev Channel with a new welcome experience and improved graphics settings. You can check all the new changes available so far in the Dev Channel in this guide. Also, Microsoft Defender Antivirus can now detects certain redirects that block telemetry and updates as malicious. In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Wildflowers to refresh your desktop.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned a bunch of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the different ways to access the Advanced startup settings to troubleshoot problems. We looked into the steps to set the Print Screen key to launch the Snip & Sketch to take screenshots on Windows 10. You now know the steps to forget a Wi-Fi network on Windows 10. If you need to downgrade your device, you can use these steps to download older ISO versions of Windows 10. If you’re looking to download version 1909, you can use these instructions instead. In addition, we looked into the instructions to install optional updates through the Settings app. The steps to stop sharing network folders, edit the hosts file to redirect certain domains on your device, and the steps to change the region settings on Windows 10. If you’re a Google Chrome user, you can now use these steps to edit saved passwords for websites. Finally, Windows 10 recently introduced a new emoji panel and touch keyboard experience that brings support for GIF files and Clipboard history integration. If you want to give it a try, you can use these steps to enable the new experience. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.