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Microsoft announces Windows 10 May 2021 Update (version 21H1)



Microsoft has finalized a name for the next major version of Windows 10, and that will be named Windows 10 May 2021 Update (version 21H1). Microsoft said that the build 19043.928 will be the final release build that will start rolling out as May 2021 Update.

 

As the name suggests, Windows 10 May 2021 Update will be shipped next month (May 2021) to millions of users around the world. Right now you can gain access to the May 2021 Update through the Windows Insiders program.

 

Microsoft announces Windows 10 May 2021 Update (version 21H1)

 

What's new in Windows 10 May 2021 Update (version 21H1)

With the Windows 10 May 2021 Update, Microsoft is adding support for external Windows Hello cameras. This multi-camera support will allow you to quickly set the default camera when both external and internal cameras are present for your device.

 

With this update, the Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG) is getting multiple performance improvements. For those who don't know about Windows Defender Application Guard, it is a virtualized layer to protect your system while browsing any untrusted sites. As it is based on Hyper-V Technology, it works only on compatible hardware.

 

Group Policy Service (GPSVC) for the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) will get a performance update to support enterprise customers to work remotely.

 


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