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Create bootable USB flash drive from Windows 10 ISO

Posted in Windows 10 by Steve Sinchak

I've written about a few methods over the years to create a bootable USB flash drive from a Windows 10 ISO file.  But recently I switched to using a new tool called Rufus that is both reliable at successfully creating bootable media and automating many steps to quickly get the job done so you can perform a clean install.  This is very helpful when performing a clean install of the Windows 10 20H2 October update ISO

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Download Windows 10 20H2 (October Update) ISO

Posted in Windows 10 by Steve Sinchak

The latest update to Windows 10 known officially as the October 2020 update and 20H2 is ready for use and has begun rolling out.  The final build number of the 20H2 update is 19042 with minor revisions rolling out along with normal security updates via Windows Update. At this time the new build is available to testers before Microsoft pushes it to millions of users in the weeks ahead.  Check out the download links below to get started with Windows 10 October Update today!

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PowerToys are back for Windows 10!

Posted in Windows 10 by Steve Sinchak

I was a big users of the original power toys that were first introduced for Windows 95. In fact, one of the most popular original power toys called Tweak UI was the inspiration for my first website about tweaking Windows called TweakXP.com.  The initial release of PowerToys for Windows 10 includes two utilities for helping you customize your Windows 10 experience and increase your productivity.  The first is called FancyZones which is a window layout manager that builds upon the Snap Assist feature in Windows 10.  Instead of just a few options and locations to "snap" your windows, FancyZones allows you to define custom layouts.  The second utility is a useful keyboard shortcut guide that is available on demand to help identify shortcuts to make your more productive.

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