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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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Microsoft announced the release of the new Windows Feature Experience Pack. The latest build (version: 120.2212.3740.0) of Windows Feature Experience Pack is now being rolled out through Windows Update. Windows Insiders who are in the Beta and Release Preview Channels can now grab this build.

 

With the latest Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.2020.0, Microsoft is now improving the Input Method Editor (IME) candidate window on Windows 10. Continue reading further to know about it.

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Microsoft announced the release of the new Windows Feature Experience Pack. The latest build (version: 120.2212.2020.0) of Windows Feature Experience Pack is now being rolled out through Windows Update. Windows Insiders who are in the Beta Channel can now grab this build.

 

With the latest Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.2020.0, Microsoft is now improving the reliability of the screen snipping experience. Also, they are removing the capability to copy and paste a screen snip directly into a folder in File Explorer. Continue reading further to know about it.

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From a security point of view, it is always good to keep your computer system updated at regular intervals. But, it is often seen that the latest Windows 10 updates causing mid to critical issues to end-users. The same happened with the latest security release that affected Windows 10 version 2004 and 20H2.

 

Though the issue was caused to a limited set of users, resulting in a boot issue and an unusual BSOD, Microsoft now rolling out a fix that will resolve this issue caused by the chkdsk command.

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Windows Experience Feature Packs are used to deliver new feature improvements to Windows 10 customers without releasing the bi-annual major feature updates. Currently, only a limited set of features are being developed which are independent of the OS releases.

 

Microsoft now releases Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.1070.0 to the Windows Insiders in the Beta channel which adds two improvements to users running Windows 10 version 20H2 build 19042.662 or higher.

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The Refresh Rate of a display defines the number of times per second the image refreshes on the screen. It determines how smoothly the moving action appears on your screen. The higher the refresh rate, the higher the overall gaming experience and soother motion when you navigate through pages on the net.

 

The latest version of Windows 10 (October 2020 Update, version 20H2) now allows you to select the refresh rate of your display device. Here we will learn how to change the display refresh rate on your Windows 10 computer.

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Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 preview build 19042.662 to the Windows Insiders in the Beta and Release Preview channels running Windows 10 October 2020 Update. This update includes several bug fixes along with the USB 3.0 bug and the bug that causes a black screen for Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) users.

 

This update comes as a KB4586853 article, and will soon be released to the non-insiders as an optional update. Later, it will be forced as a mandatory update as part of the patch Tuesday.

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Starting October 20th, Microsoft is rolling out the latest feature update of Windows 10 to the seekers on compatible devices. Whenever Microsoft releases a new version of Windows, the company publishes a list of features being deprecated or removed from the operating system.

 

The same is applicable for Windows 10 October 2020 Update (version 20H2) also. As we already covered the new addition of the features in this update, you should also know what's been removed or deprecated.

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Microsoft released the Windows 10 October 2020 Update (version 20H2, build 19042) on October 20th to selected users who manually seek for updates. Microsoft is also offering users to download the ISOs of the Windows 10 October 2020 Update for clean installations.

 

Windows 10 version 20H2 ISOs are being offered in both 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) formats. If you are looking for the ISO image for offline installation, here's a quick trick by which you can download it directly from the Microsoft site for free.

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Microsoft announced the rolling out of the much-awaited Windows 10 October 2020 Update, also known as version 20H2. Microsoft says that the update is currently rolling out to seekers who opt to install it by manually checking for new updates from the Windows Update settings page.

 

The latest version of Windows 10, i.e. build 19042, comes with the new Microsoft Edge (Chromium), an updated Start Menu, the ability to update the screen refresh rate, and more new features and enhancements.

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Microsoft releases a new test build of Windows 10 to the insiders in the Beta channel (formerly known as Slow Ring). The new insiders preview build 19042.508 (KB4571756) is intended for commercial customers in the Beta Channel and Release Preview Channel for pre-release validation as outlined here.

 

The new build doesn't include any new features, but a set of quality improvements as security updates. To see what are the changes in this build for Windows 10 version 20H2, continue reading further.

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Microsoft announces the availability of the next feature update of Windows 10 version 20H2 for commercial pre-release validation. The device will be considered as commercial if it is not running the Home Edition of Windows 10, and managed by an IT administrator.

 

According to the company, this update will be rolled out via an enablement package; making the update process remarkably fast if you are upgrading from Windows 10 version 2004 to 20H2.

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Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 Preview build (version 20H2) to the insiders in the Beta channel (formerly known as Slow Ring). Surprisingly, the new build 19042.421 gets some new features, which were already released to Dev Channel earlier this month.

 

If you are excited to know what are the new features coming soon to Windows 10 version 20H2, later this year, you should continue reading further.

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Microsoft released the first build of Windows 10 Version 20H2 to the insiders in the Beta channel (aka. the old Slow Ring). This will be the next feature update for Windows 10 coming in the second half of 2020, which will be a scoped set of features including the new Microsoft Edge based on Chromium.

 

The new Windows 10 Insiders Preview Build 19042.330 is now available in the Beta Channel only to seekers via Windows Update. To know more about this build, continue reading further.

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