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
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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 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.