Microsoft is fixing major issues in Windows 10 May 2020 Update

Windows 10 2004 feature update

Earlier this year, Windows 10’s May 2020 Update arrived with
plenty of important improvements and a few new features like
Cloud Recovery. With May 2020 Update, Microsoft added support
for better memory management in Windows Search and Display
Driver Model (WDDM).

As many PCs still await Windows 10 May 2020 Update (version
2004) or struggle with compatibility problems, the OS has
finally received fixes for two major bugs which have been
plaguing users in recent times.

Resolutions are included in Microsoft’s optional
Windows 10 KB4568831 update, which is now available for
those who use ‘Download and install’ option.

This optional patch is a huge release as it addresses multiple
issues in Windows 10 May 2020 Update and Microsoft also
confirmed that the rollout of the feature update will expand to
include more hardware configurations in the second week of
August.

Microsoft says it has resolved problems with Bluetooth Realtek
drivers for connecting multiple devices such as mouse, keyboard
or headset at the same time. In addition, another bug has been
fixed to re-enable support for variable refresh rate on Intel
iGPUs.

Unfortunately, the upgrade blocks are staying in place until
mid-August. Microsoft is expected to bundle these improvements
into the installation media (Media Creation Tool) on August 11
or later.

Today’s update is optional release and it’s not going to be
forced, which means you can skip it. If you don’t want to
install the optional update, you’ll have to wait for Patch
Tuesday.

Windows 10 May 2020 Update

Microsoft also plans to resolve issues with older Nvidia GPU
drivers in mid-August, so it’s likely that the fix will be
included in the next Patch Tuesday rollout.

The list of other resolved issues includes fixes for DISM
command tool, Thunderbolt docks, Local Security Authority
Subsystem Service, IME, OneDrive desktop app, and Always
Connected devices.

However, users should still expect to come across a few bugs
with Windows 10 version 2004 as Microsoft is currently
investigating issues with Conexant ISST/Synaptics audio drivers
and network adapter.

The bad news is that the upgrade block is also staying in place
for devices with apps or drivers using aksfridge.sys or
aksdf.sys.

Devices running an older version of Windows 10

It’s worth noting that Microsoft is expanding the rollout of
Windows 10 version 2004 to also
include devices reaching end of support.

Windows 10 end of support

In other words, it’s likely that devices running Windows 10
version 1709, 1809 and even 1903 will be prioritized as these
OS versions will receive their last security updates later this
year.

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