It’s Patch Tuesday and a new cumulative update for Windows 10
version 1909 is now available. The patch is being offered via
Windows Update Settings, but users can also download Windows 10
KB5001337 offline installers if they want to apply it manually
without connecting to the internet.
Windows 10 KB5001337 is a security update and it can be
downloaded or installed on machines with version 1909 (November
2019 Update) only. It comes with some security fixes, but there
are general improvements and they’ll be applied only if you
haven’t downloaded the last optional update.
If you’re on version 20H2 or version 2004, your device will be
Windows 10 Build 19042.928 instead. To know more about
version 20H2 updates, simply visit the linked article and check
for updates in Settings.
On Windows 10 version 1909, users will see the following
2021-04 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1909
for x64-based Systems (KB5001337)
Download Links for Windows 10 KB5001337
Windows 10 KB5001337 Direct Download Links: 64-bit and
Windows 10 KB5001337 (Build 18363.1500) Full Changelog
In addition to security improvements, Windows 10 Build
18363.1500 will switch your browser to Chromium-based Edge if
you use Microsoft Edge Legacy. According to the company, legacy
Edge is no longer supported and it’s getting replaced with the
Chromium version in April update.
This cumulative update will also fix issues for those who use
Internet Explorer Mode in Microsoft Edge and improve Group
Windows 10 Build 18363.1500 addresses an issue where connected
USB 3.0 devices will stop working when you restart the device.
Likewise, Microsoft has fixed another issue where users cannot
modify or disable the touchpad due to unknown administrator
Windows 10 version 1909 end-of-support
Microsoft has already confirmed that
Windows 10 November 2019 Update (version 1909) is getting
retired and users are now being forced to upgrade to a
more recent version of the operating system, such as version
20H2 and version 2004.
If you don’t perform the update manually, Microsoft says your
device will be updated automatically. In some cases, an
end-of-life warning is being flagged in the taskbar via a
pop-up message, but there’s a catch – some users are unable to
update to version 20H2/2004 due to mysterious issues.
Users have told us that unknown compatibility issues are
affecting a small subset of devices and they cannot upgrade to
version 2004/20H2. If your device is not included in the
rollout process, the Windows Settings page will inform you that
the May 2020 or October 2020 Update isn’t ready for your
In that case, you need to manually download and install version
20H2 with Media Creation Tool or Update Assistant.