It’s that time of the month again with Patch Tuesday. Microsoft today is releasing cumulative updates for all supported versions of Windows 10. If you’re running Windows 10 1903 aka “May 2019 Update” or version 1909 aka “November 2019 Update” your patch will come in the form of KB4560960.
Of course, with most cumulative updates, there are no new features to report. But it does include a number of fixes and improvements for the OS.
Cumulative Update KB4560960 for Windows 10 1909 and 1903
Today’s update will bump Windows 10 version 1903 and 1909 to 18365.900 and 18363.900 respectively. Here are the highlights of the new build:
- Updates to improve security when using Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.
- Updates to improve security when Windows performs basic operations.
- Updates to improve security when using Microsoft Office products.
- Updates to improve security when using external devices (such as game controllers, printers, and web cameras) and input devices (such as a mouse, keyboard, or stylus).
- Improves security in Microsoft Xbox and the Microsoft Store.
- Updates for verifying usernames and passwords.
And here is the list of improvements and fixes:
- Addresses an issue that prevents users from updating .msi files from a network folder.
- Security updates to the Microsoft Scripting Engine, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Windows Media, Windows Kernel, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Shell, Windows Silicon Platform, Microsoft Xbox, the Microsoft Store, Windows Cloud Infrastructure, Windows Fundamentals, Windows Management, Windows Authentication, Windows Cryptography, Microsoft HoloLens, Windows Virtualization, Windows Peripherals, Windows File Server and Clustering, Windows Hybrid Storage Services, and the Microsoft JET Database Engine.
If automatic updates enabled on your system, you should see the new updates in the next couple of days. Or, if you can stay on top of things by manually heading to Settings > Update & Security > Microsoft Update to check.
Older versions of Windows 10 are getting updates today as well. There are no documented known issues with this update. Make sure to read the documentation on the Windows 10 Update History page for your version’s release notes.
If something breaks after you install today’s updates and cannot be resolved with resolved by Microsoft’s documented workarounds you can roll them back.
For more on how to do that, makes sure to read our article: How to Uninstall a Windows 10 Cumulative Update.