As part of Patch Tuesday rollout, Windows 10 is receiving a new
batch of cumulative updates. Like always, Microsoft is also
offering the direct download links for Windows 10 KB4586781
offline installers via its Update Catalog for those who want to
upgrade multiple PCs.
Windows 10 KB4586781 is part of the Patch Tuesday, which is the
name given to updates released on the second Tuesday of each
month with security fixes. Also, this is a mandatory update and
it’ll install automatically unless you freeze the Windows
This month’s update is aimed at both Windows 10 version 20H2
(19042) and version 2004 (19041). If you’re on version 20H2,
you’ll get Windows 10 Build 19042.630. Those still running
version 2004 will get Windows 10 Build 19041.630.
Here’s what you’ll see when you check for updates in the
- 2020-11 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 2004 for
x64-based Systems (KB4586781)
Download Links for Windows 10 KB4586781
Windows 10 KB4586781 Direct Download Links: 64-bit and
Windows 10 KB4586781 (Build 19042.630) Full Changelog
Windows 10 Build 19042.630 comes with a long list of
improvements if you skipped the last optional update and it
also comes with one new feature.
The new feature is Skype’s Meet Now button in the taskbar.
After the update, you’ll notice a new video camera icon in the
system tray and clicking on the option will launch Skype’s free
With this new taskbar feature, you will be able to easily
connect with friends and family using Skype. You don’t have to
sign up for Microsoft account or download anything to access
the new meeting experience.
According to the changelog, Microsoft has fixed an issue where
some devices display nothing on the screen for up to five
minutes when you launch Windows 10’s remote desktop session.
Windows 10 KB4586781 also fixed an issue that causes
performance issues where some computers stop responding to user
inputs. Another bug has been fixed that causes issues when
you use Internet Explorer with Group policy preferences or when
you navigate untrusted URLs from IE 11.
Microsoft has also acknowledged and patched an issue that
causes apps to stop responding without any error.
This mandatory cumulative update also fixes issues with Task
Manager, PowerShell, Microsoft Outlook, Remote Desktop Services
(RDS), and Dynamic Data Exchange apps.
For businesses, Microsoft says it has mitigated one issue that
degrades Windows performance and prevent some services from
Microsoft noted that the company is aware of issues with Input
Method Editor (IME).
Earlier today, Microsoft confirmed that a bug in Windows 10
version 2004 or newer
causes issues with saved passwords. At the time of writing
this story, the problem remains unresolved, but it’s unclear if
this month’s cumulative update is also affected.