Microsoft is all set to release a new batch of Patch Tuesday updates for Windows 10 PCs across the globe, alongside new cumulative updates. For the month December, Microsoft will roll out cumulative updates for different versions of Windows 10.
These include cumulative updates for Windows 10 (first version shipped in 2015), Windows 10 version 1511 (November update), Windows 10 version 1607 (Anniversary Update), Windows 10 version 1703 (Creators Update), as well as Windows 10 version 1709 (Fall Creators Update).
All the aforementioned updates are expected to go live this month, which should arrive with a Flash update to fix recent vulnerabilities in the application. Besides, the main focus of all these Patch Tuesday updates would be to address security issues in Windows 10, alongside minor bugs and performance improvements.
Readers are advised to install these new batch of cumulative updates as soon as they are available for download. As installing them ensures that your PC is fully up-to-date with the latest security patches and system improvements.
Just like past cumulative updates, this week’s patch Tuesday updates will need system reboots, hence users are advised to save their work before installing them. To check the availability of these updates, just head over to Settings> Windows Update, and check for updates. After which you are required to perform a system reboot to ensure the new update is properly installed on your PC.
That being said, it remains to be seen whether these updates install without any hassles on all PCs. As users in the past have reported issues while installing cumulative updates, or after rebooting their systems. Just make sure you backup all your important data before going ahead with update process. We’ll keep you updated if we come across such issues.
In other related news, Microsoft also rolled out a new Windows 10 Redstone 4 preview build 17035 last month, for insiders on the Fast ring as well as Skip Ahead ring.