This week on Pureinfotech: Microsoft finally delivers Windows 10 21H2 on November 16, with minor improvements and some minor features, and confirm that Windows 10 is transitioning to a single annual feature update.
Immediately after the release of the new version, the company also provides update KB5007253 to fix a series of issues with versions 21H2 and 21H1, which were quickly re-released as building 9044.1381 in the Release Preview Channel to fix issues with Windows Hello for Business and Azure Active Directory. In addition, the software giant confirmed that emulators to run x64 apps on ARM-based devices will be limited to Windows 11 and will not be available on Windows 10.
This week, Microsoft announced that Extended Availability of Windows 11 for more devices despite the number of known and other problems.
Windows 11 received update KB5007262 was released in the Beta and Release Preview Channels to fix Microsoft Installer (MSI) issues while updating or repairing apps. Also, Windows 11 build 22504 has been provided with new theme settings for emoji panel, voice input, and other input experiences. The update also brings an option to customize skin tones for combinations of emojis (family members, couples with hearts, kisses, and people holding hands) and many other improvements.
Microsoft also offers a preview of New Media Player app for Windows 11 in the Dev Channel. The new app supports audio and video playback and replaces the Groove Music app.
In addition, the software company confirms that The black screen of death will return to its original blue color in future updates. Also, another update is being worked on which will block EdgeDeflector to redirect web links from Windows Search to your favorite browser to force users to use Microsoft Edge regardless of their default app preferences.
Moreover, this week, Xbox turns 20 years old, and to celebrate, 343 Industries surprised gamers with the release of Halo Infinite beta as a free download for anyone with or without a subscription. If you’re going to play the game on your Windows PC, here it is system requirements for optimal gameplay. Microsoft also announced over 76 new and original Xbox 360 games through a backward compatible program.
Summary of technology tips
This week, you also learned a bunch of tips for getting the most out of Windows, including steps to use Windows Package Manager for Installing Multiple Applications at the same time on Windows 11.
We also looked at the steps to set Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as default web Web browsing experience on Windows 11.
As part of the Windows 10 21H2 release, you now know the steps to upgrade using Update Assistant, how to download ISO file directly without Media Creation Tool and how to check it New version has been installed on your computer.
If you are still using an earlier version of Windows, this guide will help you upgrade from any version to Windows 11 while preserving your files.
Google is preparing a new version of Chrome that will implement the Windows 11 visualizations and you can use these steps to try new enhancements on version 96.
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