Microsoft has released a new non-security update to Windows 10 devices running v1903 and later. This optional update doesn’t have any new features but comes with many fixes and performance improvements like in File Explorer and others. Users can update this from the Windows Update section or skip it since it’s optional.
Windows 10 New Update
As Microsoft is preparing for a big Sun Valley Update later this year for its Windows 10, it’s organizing all the eligible devices to be supporting and bug-free through a series of updates. As we’re waiting for the next cumulative update, Microsoft has rolled out a non-security update yesterday, which brings the build version to 19042.906.
This is a preview of the upcoming cumulative update of Windows 10 Version 20H2 based on x64 and x86-based systems. Named as KB5000842, it doesn’t have any new features within but has few bugs fixed and thus improving the performance of some sections like File Explorer.
Here are the full highlights;
- Updates a zoom issue when using Microsoft Edge IE Mode on devices that use multiple high-DPI monitors.
- Updates an issue that makes high dynamic range (HDR) screens appear much darker than expected.
- Updates an issue that causes video playback to be out of sync in duplicate mode when using multiple monitors.
Updates an issue that displays nothing or shows “Computing Filters” indefinitely when you filter File Explorer search results.
- Updates an issue that makes the split layout unavailable for the touch keyboard when you rotate a device to portrait mode.
- Informs users when a child account in the Family Safety plan has administrative privileges.
- Updates an issue that prevents you from closing Toast Notifications using the Close button on touchscreen devices.
- Updates an issue with 7.1 channel audio technology.
Updates an issue that causes a device to stop working if you delete files or folders that OneDrive syncs.
How to Apply to New Windows 10 Update?
If you’re running on the latest version, you should see the update pop-up notification automatically. If not, you can check manually in the Windows Update section or download it here.