The software maker also released updates for computers running the October 2018 Update, as well as for the April 2018 Update and older versions, even though, they’re no longer supported. In addition, Windows 7 and Windows XP received a critical update to protect devices against a possible widespread attack like the WannaCry exploit malware that we’ve seen in 2017. As part of the 20H1 development, Microsoft also rolled out the Windows 10 build 18898 for PCs enrolled in the Fast ring of Windows Insider Program with Task Manager improvements. Microsoft Office has new filetype icons, and these are the new designs. In case you missed it, you can also download the pick of the week theme: Community Showcase Dramatic Skies 3 to refresh your desktop. Windows 10 version 1903, May 2019 Update, will release to everyone in the coming days, and there is a (revised) look at all the new features and changes. Also, check out the top 10 hidden features coming with the first semi-annual update.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learn a number of tips to get the most out of Windows 10, including the steps to reset your computer by removing everything with only a few clicks. You now know the steps to clone a hard drive with an installation of Windows 10 to back up your system or replace the drive with a larger or faster drive without the need to reinstall or reconfigure anything. If you share a folder in the network, you now know the steps to share a folder with multiple names and different permissions. A new updated version of Sticky Notes is now available for Windows 10 with the ability to add images to your notes, and here’s how to use the feature. We also looked at the steps to quickly create a virtual machine with Ubuntu Linux using the Quick Create feature on Hyper-V Manager. You now know the steps to uninstall Office from Windows 10, and if you don’t like the new dark mode available on Chrome, you can use these steps to disable the feature permanently. 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.