Check Out The New Features And Changes in Windows 10 20H2 Update

Microsoft Windows 10 20H2 is here; the update also rolled out for all the world users. Windows 10’s October update came as a surprise for all the windows users across the world. It has significant changes to the user interface with some new attractive icons and Edge with a Chromium base as the default and only browser.

As per sources, the new update comes with several fixes and features. On 22nd October 2020, Brandon LeBlanc, Author at Windows Insider Blog, wrote, “Hello Windows Insiders, today we’re releasing 20H2 Build 19042.608 (KB4580364) to the Release Preview Channel for those Insiders who are on 20H2”. The update has started rolling out to Windows PCs already, but there’s a thorough vetting process for PC hardware to receive it.

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Microsoft is working pretty hard to keep up its pace in this competitive market, where several end-users are moving towards the Linux operating system and macOS. However, with the end of support to Windows 10 version 1903, Microsoft has brought some new features to the 20H2 version, and they look pretty impressive.

Windows 10 20H2 Update

As per Windows, The new update comes with several fixes, especially for Multitaskers and 2-in-1 laptop users worldwide. The top updates are like this:

Updates

EDGE UPDATE

The Alt-Tab key combination can now be used to switch between the tabs. The other updates involve pinning sites and shopping.

START MENU

The new design has a fresh appearance with a bit of transparency to the menu. The new icon redesign and picking the color theme accents from the background are the visible changes. (Supported in both light and dark themes).

New Windows Start Menu Icons
Improvement of Start menu (Microsoft)

NEW NOTIFICATIONS

The all-new action center on the right side of the screen gets a new design, making them more transparent by placing the app from which the notifications come in the upper-left corner of the notification.

SMOOTHER TRANSITIONS OF TABLET MODE

Increased space between taskbar icons, search box replaced with a search icon, optimizing File Explorer windows for touch.

SETTINGS APP

We will see on this update, migrating the legacy control panel to the settings app, and in this update, we will see some of those changes as Microsoft has long wished. This feature implementation, or instead of removing the control panel, makes the new Windows 10 operating system complete.

RESET FROM CLOUD

A much-awaited feature in Windows that is present in macOS for a very long time. This feature will allow the PC to download the new OS from the cloud and perform a clean install without physical installation media.

Also, Windows shared a video on Youtube, where all the new updates are elaborately presented over the video.

Also, Microsoft is now making it easier for users to tweak your display’s refresh rate, other critical upgrades like a cleaner taskbar and notifications. The Windows 10 20H2 update size is around 100 MB if the device is already up-to-date. But for the users with older versions, the size would be about 3.5 GB.

If you haven’t received the update yet, then follow the updating procedure for Windows 10 below:

  • If you want to install the update now, select Start  > Settings  > Update & Security  > Windows Update, and then select Check for updates.
  • If updates are available, install them.

Conclusion

With the new update, you will experience a fresh new look to Windows and a much smoother user experience. Always try to keep your Windows operating system updated as it helps you stay away from any virus attacks. Alternatively, you can also download a clean copy of Windows 10 from the Microsoft website and install a fresh copy of it with new Windows Keys.

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