Microsoft today rolled out new Cumulative Update KB3140743 for Windows 10 PCs. This update brings the last Build 10586.104 up to Build 10586.122.
The company points out that there are no new OS features or security patches, but it does contain a lot of bug fixes and performance improvements. Here’s a look at installing the update and what you can expect.
Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3140724
Microsoft recently launched a new Windows 10 Update History page and will start showing the changelogs of each update, something that Windows 10 users have wanted for a long time now.
According to the page, this new update addresses the following:
This update includes quality improvements. No new operating system features or security fixes are being introduced in this update. Key changes include:
Improved reliability in numerous areas, including OS and Windows Update installation, startup, installing and configuring Windows for the first time, authentication, resuming from hibernation, shutdown, kernel, Start menu, storage, Windows Hello, display modes, Miracast, AppLocker, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge browser, network connectivity and discovery, and File Explorer.
Improved performance in video thumbnail generation, NetLogon, Windows Store, and standby power consumption.
Improved support for devices including some wearables, displays, and printer scenarios.
Reset app default when a registry setting is deleted or corrupted and streamlined notification about the corruption.
Fixed an issue causing favorites to be lost after updates are installed.
Fixed several issues that individually could cause certain apps to fail to launch, update, or allow in-app purchases.
Improved quality of Cortana voices and translations of multiple languages of an Internet Explorer dialog box.
Improved support for apps, fonts, graphics and display, airplane mode, Group Policy, PowerShell MDM, Windows Journal, Microsoft Edge, printing, touch display, roaming credentials, Push-Button Reset, Windows UX, local and streaming video, audio quality, error reporting, USMT, and VHD creation.
While there are no noticeable changes to the UI, this update is marked as critical and contains several important stability and security fixes. It will be automatically downloaded to your PC or device, but if you want to get on top of the situation, head to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update.
Of course, you’ll also need to reboot your PC to complete the update. Remember that you can schedule a time for the restart that works best for your situation. For more on that, read our guide on how to schedule Windows 10 Update restarts.
After the update process has completed, you can check out the new build number by launching the hidden quick access menu and selecting Run or by hitting Windows key + R and then type: winver and hit Enter.
When the About Windows screen comes up you’ll see that the build number has gone up a bit to 10586.122.
After installing this update on your Windows 10 system, let us know how things are running in the comment section below. Or for more detailed conversations make sure to hope in our free Windows 10 Forums.