Windows 11 is about to receive an update in February that will finally fix the performance problem with NVMe SSDs and HDDs drives. The update is available now as a preview, and you can download it now from the Windows Update settings. Although Microsoft recently released a new 2D version of the emoji system for Windows 11, the company confirms that a 3D version is coming, and it’s committed to updating the system every year. In addition, Windows Terminal version 1.13 has been released with a new redesigned settings interface and option to run profiles as an administrator at launch.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned many tips to get the most out of Windows, including the steps to configure the Windows Terminal always to launch Command Prompt or PowerShell as administrator. We looked into the different ways you can map a network drive on Windows 11 using File Explorer, Control Panel, Command Prompt, and PowerShell. If you are dealing with the buggy update, you can use these instructions to hide updates using a specific troubleshooter or PowerShell command. You now know the steps to remove a static IP address to configure an automatic dynamic IP address on Windows 11. In addition, you can use these five methods to format a Hard Disk Drive (HDD) or Solid State Drive (SSD). Windows 11 makes it easy to pair Bluetooth devices with Swift Pair, and here are the instructions to use the feature. And you can also use this guide to fix virtually any WiFi problem on Windows 11. For Windows 10, this week, we looked into the steps to completely remove a printer driver, delete folders with subfolders using Robocopy, and delete pending updates to fix problems with Windows Update. You now know the steps to map a network drive using Command Prompt and the different ways to disconnect a network drive on Windows 10. If you no longer want to use a PIN, you can use these steps to remove and disable the Windows Hello PIN form of authentication. Also, we looked into the steps to install the Guest Additions package for Windows 10 on VirtualBox and the steps to confirm if the network traffic is using the new DNS configuration. 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.