The last update for Windows 10 in 2020 is now rolling out to
users via the Windows Update channels. Microsoft has also
published Windows 10 KB4592438 offline installers for users
that want to patch multiple machines at the same time.
With this month’s release, Microsoft has now returned to its
practice of delivery hefty security fixes and improvements.
Windows 10 KB4592438 is a mandatory update for both version
20H2 and version 2004, and it should become available for
download in the coming hours. With the December update,
Microsoft has fixed a long list of security issues and
non-security problems for both consumers and businesses.
In the Windows Updates page, you’ll see the following patch
when you check for updates:
- 2020-12 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 20H2 for
x64-based Systems (KB4592438)
- 2020-12 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 2004 for
Download Links for Windows 10 KB4592438
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Windows 10 KB4592438 (Build 19042.685) Full Changelog
Windows 10 Build 19042.685 has fixed an issue where the Xbox’s
game app will create trouble when users try to pair their
gaming consoles to the computer. The tech giant has also fixed
an issue where Windows 10 will fail to display the local
account groups when you manually apply additional language
Microsoft fixed an issue that causes a blue screen for some
users. With today’s Patch Tuesday, the software maker has
fixed another bug that displays a black screen when users try
to sign in using Windows Virtual Desktop feature.
Microsoft is also removing the ‘About’ dialog in the Internet
Explorer for a new modern dialog. Likewise, another bug has
been fixed where Windows 10 experiences a memory leak due to
With the update, Microsoft is also improving the dark mode for
File Explorer. This Windows 10 update has fixed an issue where
the Explorer and Control Panel UI mixed elements of both light
mode and dark mode when the device is set to make use of dark
This problem is noticeable when you repeatedly right-click on a
file to open the properties menu. In addition, another bug
where some bits of the interface can become unreadable when you
use the operating system in dark mode.
As we reported last week, Microsoft has fixed an issue where
Windows 10 in-place upgrade feature doesn’t work for some
users. When this happens, users don’t get the option to keep
their files, settings or apps when upgrading to the latest
version of Windows 10 or applying an in-place repair to fix
problems with the OS’ installation media.
This problem was now resolved last week with an optional update
and the fix is now included in the December cumulative updates