The company has been quietly publishing details about version 21H2 for Windows 10, including more improvements for Windows Hello, account management, and TPM attestation support. Outside the regular schedule, the update KB5004945 for Windows 10 begins to roll out to fix the PrintNightmare vulnerability that could allow attackers to execute malicious code to create new administrator accounts, install programs, and access data without the user’s consent. In case you missed it, you can catch up with all the major UI changes and features that Microsoft made available with Windows 11 build 22000.51 in this hands-on video. I also uploaded another video showcasing the clean installation process of Windows 11 Home and one explaining the hardware requirements and compatibility check to upgrade devices to Windows 11. Although Microsoft has said that Windows 11 Home will require an internet connection and Microsoft account to complete the initial setup, it appears that won’t be the case since there’s a way to skip the requirements and continue with a local account.

Tech tips roundup

This week, you also learned a bunch of new tips to get the most out of Windows 10 and Windows 11, including the steps to change the taskbar position to the top, left, or right side of the screen. We looked into the steps to enable spatial sound and the different ways to access the Advanced startup options on Windows 11. You now know the steps to show hidden files and folders in the new version of File Explorer, enable TPM and Secure Boot on VMware Workstation to install Windows 11, and you can check these instructions to download the ISO file for any publicly available Insider Preview build of Windows 11. And for Windows 10, you now know the steps to share an internet connection with other devices through an Ethernet connection. 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.