Microsoft has released a new optional update for Windows 10 version 20H2, October 2020 Update. The release is notable for delivering plenty of fixes to the OS, along with some new features, such as Meet Now icon in the tasbkar.
Microsoft has released Windows 10 Build 20246 to the Dev Channel. The update is now available via Windows Update to Insiders, and it is a build from the FE_RELEASE branch. As a result of the switch to the FE_RELEASE branch, Insiders will notice that some features like the updated emoji picker, redesigned touch keyboard, voice typing, theme-aware splash screens, and others have been removed temporarily.
How to add the Troubleshooters Toolbar to the taskbar in Windows 10
Instead or in addition to the Troubleshooters context menu, you can also have a toolbar in the taskbar that allows directly launching individual Windows troubleshooters in Windows 10. It is very useful for those times when you are figuring out what's wrong with the OS.
Microsoft is redefining manual driver updates. Beginning November 5th, 2020, you will see a clear distinction between automatic and manual updates in Windows Update, following the change in driver servicing Microsoft is currently performing.
This has finally happened. Microsoft has begun testing the tab and history sync feature in Microsoft Edge. This means that you can easily pick up where you left off by closing Edge on one of your computers and opening it on the other.
Quickly after Firefox 82.0.1, Mozilla has released Firefox 82.0.2 to the stable branch. The update is available via the standard update delivery channels, so you may already receive it. Version 82.0.2 comes with just one fix.
The UI update project is internally codenamed "Sun Valley"
Microsoft is about to bring major interface changes to Windows 10 in 2021. It is expected to reach consumers in the Windows 10 "Cobalt" release scheduled for the holiday 2021 season, and expected to be
Windows 10 version 21H2.
How to Add Troubleshooters Context Menu in Windows 10
To fix various problems with the OS, Windows 10 comes with a number of built-in troubleshooters. Sometimes they are really useful and can resolve the issue quickly. If you often use them, you can add them to the Desktop context menu. Having them accessible with one click is very convenient for those times when you are figuring out what's wrong with the OS.
In addition to ads that Microsoft runs on its services including Outlook, as well as in the Start menu and Windows Search, a new type of promotional recommendations has been spotted by Windows version 20H2 users. A pop-up appears above the pinned Edge icon in the taskbar, and it tries to draw your attention to the app.
Microsoft has made the Vertical Tabs feature available to Dev and Canary channel users of Microsoft Edge. Earlier available as an experimental feature, it is now accessible to everyone.