Microsoft is today rolling out cumulative updates to all
supported versions of Windows 10 including the Windows Phones.
The May 2018 Patch Tuesday updates are available for all
Windows 10 versions and it brings the general bug fixes.
Microsoft hasn’t fixed a lot of bugs with today’s update but
the changes are enough to deliver an improved user experience.
The May 2018 updates include security and non-security
improvements, and Microsoft is not shipping new features to any
version of the operating system. Needless to say, the
cumulative updates include fixes for vulnerabilities and it’s
always better if the users install these patches as soon as
Installing a cumulative update on Windows 10 does not introduce
any noticeable changes but these patches make sure that the
system is not vulnerable to any attacks. KB4103721
is available for Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version
1803), and the
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709) is getting
Microsoft has also released KB4103731, KB4103723, and
KB4103716 for Windows 10 version 1703, 1607 and original RTM,
respectively. You can you install the updates today to fix
the reported bugs and vulnerabilities that were discovered in
the previous months.
The changelog of the cumulative updates isn’t huge as Microsoft
is only addressing the most important bugs. Similar
improvements and fixes could be part of the next Patch Tuesday
cycle. As part of the Patch Tuesday, the Microsoft
Edge, Internet Explorer and Windows app platform are also
getting security fixes.
The newest version of Windows 10 called April 2018 Update is
today receiving the first patch with a small list of bug fixes
and improvements. The Windows 10 April 2018 Update is also
known as version 1803 is available for download via Windows
Update, Media Creation Tool and Upgrade Assistant.
Microsoft will be also releasing the Windows 10 April 2018
Update to more users in the coming days, but the rollout will
take place in waves to avoid the widespread of any possible
bugs. The rollout of the newest version of Windows 10 is
expected to complete in approximately three months. In
other words, all Windows 10 devices will be allowed to install
the updates by summers.
It is, however, worth noting that the manual upgrade option
will continue to be offered. More information on how Microsoft
plans to roll out Windows 10 April 2018 Update will be provided
in the coming days.