Windows 10 has received a new cumulative update which promises to cure some security bugs. The update is rolling out via both online and offline channels, and Windows 10 KB4532693 offline installers are also available.
KB4532693 is a security update and the focus is apparently on resolving critical vulnerabilities. If you haven’t disabled Windows Update service, February 2020 cumulative update should download and install automatically.
Microsoft says installing the patch released today should advance your Windows 10 v1909 PCs to Build 18363.657. Windows 10 May 2019 Update, on the other hand, is receiving Build 18362.657 with bug fixes and improvements.
Windows 10 Build 18363.657 is a quality update and it contains all the fixes from previous monthly releases. So, when you install the February 2020 update, you will also get the security and non-security improvements from January optional update including the fixes for File Explorer’s broken search experience.
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The update applies a number of fixes and improvements, including a solution for a bug that occurs when migrating cloud printers during an upgrade. Microsoft says it has also improved the update experience on Windows 10 version 1903, so you can smoothly upgrade from older versions of the operating system.
The security update includes important fixes for the built-in Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Windows Virtualization, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Media, Windows Network Security and Containers, and other core components.
Microsoft is also updating Windows 10 with improved security for Microsoft Office products, input devices such as a mouse, keyboard, or stylus.
As usual, Microsoft says it’s not aware of any potential issues with this month’s cumulative update.
Windows Updates have had a pretty rocky start in 2020 with the last two updates proving problematic. Multiple problems were reported after some users installed Windows 10’s Optional January update, which includes File Explorer fixes.
We’ll update the article when Microsoft’s February patch is plagued with new issues.
In related news, Microsoft today confirmed that Windows 10 X, which is the new modular OS, will finally address all your Windows Update concerns. According to Microsoft, Windows 10 X will install the feature or major updates in less than 90 seconds and it requires only one reboot.