Windows 10 October 2019 Update, and older versions, receive a new cumulative update part of the January 2019 Patch Tuesday to address a few issues. The software giant also announced that the next version of Windows 10 will introduce “Reserved Storage,” which is a new feature that will set aside part of the available storage on your device to prevent issues installing updates. During CES 2019, Razer announced that its Turret keyboard and mouse combo designed for Xbox One is now available for preorder. Also, at CES 2019, HP unveiled its new Spectre x360 laptop featuring an OLED display, and Asus introduced its new ZenBook S13 with the world’s thinnest bezels. In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: The Butterfly to refresh your desktop.

Tech tips

This week, you also learned several new tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to enable and disable the built-in Administrator account for troubleshooting and maintenance purposes. We looked at the steps to change the DNS addresses on Windows 10 to switch to a more secure and faster domain resolver. In preparation to the Windows 10 version 1903 (April 2019 Update), we looked at the steps to quickly insert symbols when typing a document or social media post, instead of having to search them online. You now know the steps to enable “Reserved Storage” on an existing installation of Windows 10 (version 1903). Also, this week, you learned the steps to create a macOS bootable USB on Windows 10, the steps to share files on the network, and the instructions to use Robocopy for fast file transfer over the network. If you ever forgot your password, you can use this workaround to regain access on Windows 10. Finally, if you’re still on a previous version of Windows 10, you can use these steps to download version 1809 using the Media Creation Tool. 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.