Windows 11 22H2 received two new updates, including builds 22622.575 and 22621.575, with new fixes and improvements but no new features. In addition, Windows 11 build 25179 was released in the Dev Channel with an updated spelling feature and various other tweaks. (You can also download the ISO file for build 25179 to test the latest features and improvements using a clean installation or in-place upgrade.) As part of the August Patch Tuesday update, Windows 11 received the KB5016629, which rolls out with a new option to upgrade to a new version from OOBE and fixes a bug that prevents users from opening the Start menu, and you will find several other fixes and improvements. Furthermore, Windows 10 received the update KB5016616, which increased the version number to build 19044.1889 and introduced security fixes and various changes. If you want to refresh your Windows 11 desktop, you can try these wallpapers from the Windows 365 Cloud OS.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned a bunch of tips to get the most out of Windows, including the steps to enable Developer Mode to sideload apps outside of the Microsoft Store on Windows 11. We looked into the steps to stop automatic updates and determine the files taking the most space on Windows 11. If you are looking for a third-party application to back up your Windows 11 setup and files, this week, we looked into the steps to create a full backup with the free edition of Veeam. For anyone still on Windows 10, these instructions will help determine if your computer is compatible with Windows 11. If you upgrade to the new version and then realize it’s not for you, these steps will guide you to roll back to the previous version. Furthermore, on Windows 10 or 11, you can use this guide to change the partition size using the Linux-based and open-source GParted application. If you are trying to create a virtual machine with support for Windows 11, these instructions will help you to configure TPM and Secure Boot on Microsoft Hyper-V. 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.