Windows Weekly with Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley, and Paul Thurrott

Apr 20th 2022

Windows Weekly 773

Smells Like Alcantara

Checking in on Windows 11, Microsoft Purview, Build 2022
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Category: News

Checking in on Windows 11, Microsoft Purview, Build 2022

  •  Report: More PCs Running Windows XP, 7, and 8 Than Windows 11
  •  Microsoft disables SMB1 file-sharing protocol by default in Windows 11 Home
  •  Microsoft Gets Ready to Disable SMB1 Protocol on Windows 11
  •  Windows 10 Version 21H2 is Now Available for All Users
  •  PC Sales Fell 6 Percent in Q1 2022


Microsoft

  •  Microsoft rebrands its compliance and data-governance products as 'Microsoft Purview'
  •  Microsoft 365 Bug Bounty Program Now Offers up to $26K Rewards


Dev

  •  Microsoft Starts Filling up its Build 2022 Session Catalog
  •  Microsoft Issues .NET 7 Preview 3, .NET MAUI RC


Surface

  •  Microsoft Rolls Out Voice Clarity Feature on Surface Laptop Studio


Xbox

  •  Xbox Game Pass Will Soon Get More Ubisoft Games
  •  Microsoft May Soon Allow Ads in Free-to-Play Xbox Games
  •  Chris Novak Leaves Xbox After Almost 20 Years
  •  Sony and Nintendo Agree to Change Auto-Renew Subscription Practices


Tips and Picks

  •  Tip of the week: Disable Google AMP
  •  App pick of the week: Google Drive for Windows
  •  Enterprise pick of the week: Loop components rolling out to Outlook
  • Codename pick of the week: MetaOS’ “Hubs”
  •  Beer pick of the week: Delirium Black Barrel Aged

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