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February 25, 2020

Weekly Windows Newsbytes — Week 21/2019

No new Windows Insider builds this week. So, let’s look at other Windows news this week.

Windows 10 May 2019 Update released

Microsoft released the Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version 19H1) on Tuesday, May 21. At the moment, 19H1 is not pushed to users, but those users wanting to upgrade will find it in Windows Update by searching updates. Read more.

New Office Insider version

On Wednesday, May 22, the Microsoft Office Insider team released a new Office Insider version 1906 fast build 11715.20002. This new build contains no new features, and has no known issues. It was mainly a bug fix release. To see the list of fixed issues, check this: Office Insider.

Chromium-based Edge browser for Mac released

In its efforts to expand the Microsoft ecosystem to other operating systems, Microsoft released a new Edge browser for MacOS. Read more about this on MSN News

Microsoft removes Huawei Windows devices from Store

Following chip designer ARM’s decision to cut all ties to Huawei, and retailers like Best Buy removing Huawei products from their shelves, Microsoft quietly removed the Huawei MateBoox X, a Windows 10 device, from the Microsoft Store. MSN News has the full story.

For Windows gamers: Get SIMS 4 for free!

Want SIMS 4 for free? Hurry up, this offer on Electronic Arts’ Origin is only valid until next Tuesday, May 28. Here’s a link to this free download: https://www.origin.com/en-us/store

Win10.guru this week

Batch file to select which NIC should be used
UEFI Secure Boot Ins and Outs
Code Two Email Signatures – Create & Edit Signatures
Windows 10 May 2019 Update released today
Windows and Office support – MS, you have a problem
May 2019 Update Shows Improved Installer
DISM – add multiple images to a single WIM
A Subscriber Survey
Cancelling CHKDSK: Not Advised, But Bypasses LONG Wait
Windows Insider Program – The Future

That’s it this time.


Author: Kari Finn

A former Windows Insider MVP, Kari started in computing in the mid 80’s writing code for VAX / VMS systems. Since then, he’s worked in a variety of IT positions. He specializes in Windows image capture, customization, repair and deployment as well as Hyper-V virtualization. Kari is a proud Team Member at number #1 Windows site TenForums.com.

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