Windows 10 version 1809 (October 2018 Update), version 1803, and previous versions received a new monthly cumulative update to address a number of issues with virtually all the supported versions of the OS. In the U.S., during the President’s Day weekend, the Microsoft Store is having a sale with big discounts on new Windows 10 devices and Surface products, and you can check the best deals here. As Microsoft begins to wrap up the development of the April 2019 Update, in this guide, you’ll find all the details about the release date and how the company plans to roll out the new version. Also, this week, we looked into some of the details of the “Window 10 April 2019 Update,” and why you should upgrade. In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Polar Animals 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 uninstall apps using the Settings app, and the steps to remove the Search box to reclaim space in the taskbar. We also looked into the steps to remove feature updates using the Advanced startup experience when you can’t access the desktop after an upgrade. In addition, you now know the steps to uninstall quality updates using the Advanced startup experience when they’re causing problems, and you can’t sign in or use the desktop. If you’re having problems with the Microsoft Store, you can use this guide to reset the experience to resolve most common problems. The Mail app for Windows 10 was recently updated with new settings that allow you to set your custom default font options, and in this guide, you’ll learn how to use the feature. If you’re looking to downgrade your version of Windows 10, or you want to start with an older (supported) version of the operating system, you can use this guide to download the ISO file for version 1803 directly from the Microsoft servers. In preparation for the Windows 10 April 2019 Update release, you now know the steps to prevent your device from downloading and installing the new version automatically. If you’re an Azure subscriber, this week, we also looked into the steps to delete backups that you may no longer need, and the steps to remove a Recovery Services vault. Finally, if you’re a Mac OS X user and you’re having problems, you can use this guide to create a bootable USB media on Windows 10. 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.