The Windows 10 October 2018 Update received a new cumulative update (KB4505658) to address a number of issues, including the problem that were preventing apps from appear in the Start menu, Apps permissions not retaining settings, and much more. In addition, devices running the May 2019 Update received update KB4505903 fixing a ton of problems, including issues with color rendering, Sleep mode, Windows Hello, and Start menu. Microsoft accidentally rolled out an internal build to testers, which revealed a new Start menu design that ditches Live Tiles for traditional icons coming in a feature version of Windows 10. In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Visions Of Vinyl to refresh your desktop.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned a few new tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to change the password of your account using Command Prompt. You now know the steps to extract .tar.gz files without the need of third-party apps on Windows 10. In addition, we looked at the steps to disable Timeline, and the steps to set the color accent based on your current background 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.