Microsoft is reportedly changing its development cycle of Windows 10 again from March and September to June and December, but it’s unlikely that this adjustment will affect users. New leaked documentation confirms that Windows 10X will be available for clamshell laptops and new interface changes. Windows 10 November 2019 Update, version 1909, will release in the coming days, and this hands-on video review dives deep into everything available in this new version. A new leaked video reveals that Cortana will include a choice to change the voice from the traditional “feminine” to a new “masculine” option. In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Land Down Under by Chad Copeland to refresh your desktop. Additionally, you can now start downloading the first two games available in November 2019, as part of the Games with Gold program.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned new tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps enable system light mode. We looked at the steps to set up a VPN server on Windows 10 to connect remotely to your home network and access files from anywhere around the world. If you’re using a local account on Windows 10, you now know the steps to reset its password after you’re locked out because you forgot it. You now know the different ways to access the Advanced startup options to troubleshoot and repair Windows 10. In addition, we looked at the steps to determine the make and model of the processor on your laptop, and the steps to install and remove the iTunes app from your computer. Microsoft recently released an updated version of its PowerToys app with a new PowerRename feature to batch rename files, and this is how you use the feature. In preparation for the end of support of Windows 7, we also looked at the steps to create a full backup before upgrading to Windows 10, and the steps to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 without losing your files. 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.