Windows 10 May 2020 Update

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Just a few days ago Microsoft released a new cumulative update (KB5006670) for Windows 10 devices as part of the Patch Tuesday update service, which came with several improvements (fixes). But the latest patch actually started causing trouble to users.

 

Many users over the world started reporting printing problems when connected to a network printer. If you have just received the error "0x00000709" or "Element not found" while printing, you are one of the victims.

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If you are running Windows 10 version 2004 or later, Microsoft released a new cumulative update (KB5006670) in the stable release channel. The new update is available via Windows Update and Windows Update for Business.

 

The latest cumulative update (KB5006670) for Windows 10 comes as part of the "Patch Tuesday" update and comes with several improvements (fixes). To receive the update open the Windows 10 Settings app, and check for updates.

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September 2021 Patch Tuesday Update for Windows 10 is now available. Microsoft releases KB5005565 cumulative updates for all supported versions of Windows 10 as a mandatory update that solves a PowerShell bug and more.

 

KB5005565 is a critical update, rolling out to Windows 10 versions 2004, 20H2, and 21H1 bringing the builds number to 19041.1237, 19042.1237, and 19043.1237 respectively. For more information, and to download the offline installer for KB5005565, continue reading more.

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It's Patch Tuesday! Microsoft released a new cumulative update (KB5005033) for all supported Windows 10 versions as a mandatory update. The latest update brings a small list of fixes to resolve the Print Spooler PrintNightmare vulnerability.

 

KB5005033 is a critical update, rolling out to Windows 10 versions 2004, 20H2, and 21H1 bringing the builds number to 19041.1165, 19042.1165, and 19043.1165 respectively. For more information, and to download the offline installer for KB5005033, continue reading more.

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Microsoft released a new cumulative update (KB5004296) for Windows 10 version 21H1, Windows 10 version 20H2, and Windows 10 version 2004. As this came as an optional update, it won't be downloaded automatically. You will have to manually click on the "Download and Install" link from the Windows Update settings page.

 

The latest cumulative update (KB5004296) build includes performance improvements and bug fixes for Microsoft Windows 10. For a detailed list of improvements, and the offline installer, continue reading below.

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If you are using Windows 10 version 2004 or newer, Microsoft released another update (KB5004237) this month to address several issues affecting Windows 10 systems. The last update (KB5004945) was released on July 6th to address a Windows Zero-day vulnerability called "PrintNightmare".

 

All users running Windows 10 version 2004 (May 2020 Update), Windows 10 version 20H2, and Windows 10 version 21H1 must update their systems with this KB5004237 update by running Windows Update from the Settings app.

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If you are using Windows 10 version 2004 or newer, Microsoft released an emergency update (KB5004945) to address a Windows Zero-day vulnerability. This vulnerability is called as "PrintNightmare" and is being exploited by attackers to achieve local privileges and remote code execution through the Windows Print Spooler service.

 

All users running Windows 10 version 2004 (May 2020 Update), Windows 10 version 20H2, and Windows 10 version 21H1 must update their systems with this KB5004945 update by running Windows Update from the Settings app.

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As part of the May 2021 Patch Tuesday cycle, Microsoft released a cumulative update KB5003173 for Windows 10 on May 11. This was a security update for Windows 10 May 2020 Update (version 2004), Windows 10 October 2020 Update (version 20H2), and Windows 10 May 2021 Preview Update (version 21H1) with a few quality improvements.

 

But it turned out to have few users reporting an installation failure with the error code 0x800f0922. Now, it has been reported that few users started getting audio issues after upgrading their system to Windows 10 KB5003173 update.

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As part of the May 2021 Patch Tuesday cycle, Microsoft released a cumulative update KB5003173 for Windows 10 on May 11. This was a security update for Windows 10 May 2020 Update (version 2004), Windows 10 October 2020 Update (version 20H2), and Windows 10 May 2021 Preview Update (version 21H1) with a few quality improvements.

 

But it turned out that a lot of users reporting an installation failure with the error code 0x800f0922 due to a change concerning the installation of Microsoft Edge Chromium. Though there is no acceptance from the Microsoft side yet, a workaround has been published.

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Microsoft acknowledged a new bug that has been introduced for some users on Windows 10 May 2020 Update (version 2004) that falsely reporting the internet connection status in the Windows Taskbar icon (Network Connectivity Status Indicator, NCSI).

 

At present, Microsoft has no solution for it as the issue is being investigated by the engineers at Redmond. If you are facing this issue, it's just a matter of time until a new fix comes up.

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Windows File Recovery is a new command-line application from Microsoft, that helps you to recover files that you lost from your local storage and can't be restored from the Recycle Bin. It supports NTFS, FAT, exFAT, and ReFS file systems and can recover files from HDD, SSD, USB, and memory cards.

 

If you are running the latest version of Windows 10, you can use this tool to recover deleted files from your PC. Here's how to use the Windows File Recovery tool to recover lost files from your system.

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Windows File Recovery is a new command-line application from Microsoft, that helps you to recover files that you lost from your local storage and can't be restored from the Recycle Bin. It includes internal drives, external drives, and USB devices.

 

If you are looking for such a tool that can help you to recover lost files on Windows 10, here's how you can download the Windows File Recovery tool.

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Microsoft claims in a blog announcement that if you are on Windows 10 May 2020 Update (version 2004), the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser consumes 27% less memory by leveraging the Windows segment heap memory.

 

With this in place, the Win32 applications will now manage memory more efficiently and deliver the best possible browsing experience.

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Active hours let Windows know when you are typically at your PC. This info is used to let Windows 10 schedule updates and restarts when you are not using the PC. The main idea behind the feature is to make the operating system updates less annoying by preventing automatic restarts.

 

Though this feature was released with Windows 10 Anniversary Update, now Microsoft started recommending the Active Hours time on the Windows Update page, based on your actual time using the system.

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Last week Microsoft released the Windows 10 May 2020 Update but rolling out to devices in a phased manner. But if you can't wait, you can upgrade with tools like Update Assistant and Media Creation Tool. But before upgrading, be warned that the update still has some bugs that may bring your device down.

 

As the update still has these known bugs, Microsoft now made a small change to the Windows Update page and starts notifying you if your device is not yet ready for the installation to happen on that device.

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As you might have already known that Microsoft has already released Windows 10 May 2020 Update (version: 2004), which is rolling out to users in a phased manner. If you can't wait, you can upgrade to it by using the Update Assistant and Media Creation Tool from Microsoft.

 

But before that, just wait a minute and give it a second shot to think why you need it now. The latest version of Windows 10 contains numerous bugs. Check to see if this impacts if you proceed for the installation.

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Last year, in February, Microsoft released the first preview build of Windows 10 from the 20H1 branch, and one year of development ended in December. Now the software giant finally started rolling out Windows 10 May 2020 Update (20H1, version: 2004) to the users in the mainstream.

 

The rollout is going to be in a phased manner, but you can download and upgrade using the Update Assistant or Media Creation Tool.

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Microsoft is reportedly to release Windows 10 May 2020 Update on 28 May 2020. While the build is already available to developers on MSDN, Microsoft now updated the minimum processor requirements for installing Windows 10 May 2020 Update.

 

The company also announced the phase-out 32-bit support for Windows 10. That means the company is no longer offering a 32-bit version of the OS to OEMs.

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Microsoft announced the availability of Windows 10 May 2020 Update SDK (Software Development Kit) with Go-Live license. That means the developers can now publish apps and games targeting Windows 10 version 2004 to the Microsoft Store.

 

Here's everything that you would like to know about Windows 10 May 2020 Update SDK, and how to download the SDK Tools for Visual Studio.

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Windows 10 comes with a number of "Optional Features", that are primarily intended for corporate networks whereas some of the features are useful to everyone. Windows 10 offers you the option to ON or OFF these optional features through the Settings app.

 

If you are looking for the steps to install or uninstall these optional Windows 10 features, here's how you can do this. Follow the steps mentioned below.

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