Microsoft’s new Windows 10 May 2020 Update is primarily focused
on improving existing features, rather than launching new ones.
The May 2020 Update improves the features you know and use the
most. For instance, the Windows Subsystem for Linux is getter
better and Microsoft has also polished Task Manager, Settings,
and other basic areas.
Microsoft originally believed that Build 19041.207 would be the
final build but the company says it has re-finalized the RTM
candidate of Windows 10 May 2020 Update. Build 19041.208 is
likely to be the new final build.
The company has also acknowledged one new known issue in May
2020 Update. According to Microsoft, a bug in the feature
update causes the DISM (Deployment Image Servicing and
Management) tool to incorrectly report the corruption status.
Microsoft says the DISM tool may help users fix Windows
corruption errors, but the feature does not always report the
correct status on systems running May 2020 Update (version
This will be fixed in an upcoming servicing release, the
Redmond firm stated. It’s not yet clear whether Microsoft plans
to fix the DISM issues before shipping the update to the
Microsoft is still planning to improve the overall experience
of the May 2020 Update and a rumour suggests that the feature
update has been delayed until almost the very end of May.
The general availability of the May 2020 Update has been pushed
back to May 28 after Microsoft discovered a zero-day
vulnerability. The plans could still change but this is the
current schedule at Microsoft.
Microsoft was planning to release the Windows 10 version 2004
update on May 12 ‘Patch Tuesday’), but the update has been
pushed back because the company decided to patch the zero-day
exploit before shipping the update to consumers or OEMs.
It’s also worth noting that Microsoft will release the next
version of Windows 10 in a phased process and not everyone will
see the update after the official release on May 28.