Microsoft Suspends Optional Windows 10 Cumulative Updates

Microsoft has recently announced that beginning with May 2020, it would no longer release optional updates for Windows 10 in an attempt to avoid impacting devices that install it.

This is a decision made due to the coronavirus outbreak, Microsoft explains, as it wants to make sure that everything is running as smoothly as possible across the world.

The company will thus focus on security updates exclusively, which means that the only rollout taking place will be the typical Patch Tuesday cycle.

Full focus on Windows 10 security updates

Microsoft says this is just a temporary decision, which means that optional cumulative updates for Windows 10 would return at some point in the future, most likely after the COVID-19 outbreak is over and people can return to work normally.

“We have been evaluating the public health situation, and we understand this is impacting our customers. In response to these challenges we are prioritizing our focus on securit… (read more)
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Juniya Sankara

Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 10 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.