Microsoft Releases November Patch Tuesday Updates for Windows 10

It’s that time of the month again with Patch Tuesday. And Microsoft today is releasing cumulative updates for all supported versions of Windows 10. The only version not getting an update today is version 1151. If you’re running version 2004 “May 2020 Update” or Windows 10 20H2 “October 2020 update” your update comes in the form of KB4586781.

KB4586781 for Windows 10 Version 20H2 and Version 2004

If you are running Windows 10 versions 20H2 or 2004 your update will come as KB4586781 and bump your build to 19041.630 and 19042.630 respectively.

Here are the highlights of today’s update:

  • Updates to improve security when using input devices such as a mouse, keyboard, or pen.
  • Updates to improve security when using Microsoft Office products.
  • Updates to improve security when Windows performs basic operations.
  • Updates the 2020 DST start date for the Fiji Islands to December 20, 2020.

And here is the list of improvements and fixes contained in today’s build:

  • Updates the 2020 DST start date for the Fiji Islands to December 20, 2020.
  • Security updates to the Microsoft Scripting Engine, Windows Input and Composition, Microsoft Graphics Component, the Windows Wallet Service, Windows Fundamentals, and the Windows Kernel.

If automatic updates enabled on your system, you should see the new updates in the next couple of days. Or, 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. Make sure to read the documentation on the Windows 10 Update History page for your version’s full release notes.

If something breaks after you install today’s updates and cannot be 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.

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