Reveals details on next major update of Windows

Microsoft released the first preview version of Windows 10 20H2 — the next major operating system upgrade. The company calls the update “limited functionality”, that is, it focuses not on the introduction of new features and bug fixes and performance improvements.

In particular, pre-Assembly (19042.330) Windows 10 20H2 includes package KB4557957 which fixes the 129 vulnerabilities in the security system (including a critical one that enables you to remotely run malicious code). In addition, now in the OS will include a new version of Edge browser technology of Google. Now the viewer on the basis of Chromium for extra fee.

As the name implies Windows 10 20H2, the release of the next update is scheduled for the second half of this year. Most likely, all users will receive it in September-October, says ZDNet. Now install a new preview version only the participants in the testing program Windows Insider.

Testers can download pre-build with the beta of Microsoft channel Beta Channel (formerly Slow Ring). To do this they need to go to “Settings” -> “Updates and security” -> “Windows update” and then choose and install 20H2. After that all the updates to Windows 10 20H2 will come automatically through “Windows update”.

the Last major update of OS Windows 10 2004 — came out in late may. It was added to Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL 2) — the second version of the Linux subsystem for Windows with a custom Linux kernel — and a lot of enhancements related to the voice assistant Cortana. In addition, in order to optimize of Windows 10 has removed a lot of legacy components and applications.

Text: To.Hi-tech