Windows 10: Cumulative update fixes errors

The new KB4586853 update is now available for download as a preview.

Microsoft has made available a cumulative update for Windows 10, which fixes a number of errors. It is available as a preview for download now.

A pre-release version of the new cumulative update is available for Windows 10 version 2004 and Windows version 20H2 with autumn 2020 update. The update KB4586853 is still marked as Preview and is only available as an optional update via Windows Update in the Windows 10 versions mentioned. Alternatively, KB4586853 can also be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog and installed manually.

With the preview update KB4586853 various bugs will be fixed. Microsoft calls it a quality update, which does not solve any security-related problems.

If you are not affected by the problems solved, you can wait until Microsoft is regularly delivering the update to all users as a mandatory update, which should happen in the next few days and weeks. There will be no new preview updates in December, because the developers are taking a break at Christmas time and will not continue their work until January 2021.

Some of the issues that KB4586853 resolves include:

  • Updates an issue that causes Narrator to stop responding after you unlock a device if Narrator was in use before you locked the device.

  • Updates an issue that prevents you from finding certain Microsoft Xbox consoles on a Windows device.

  • Updates an issue that fails to display the Microsoft Xbox Game Bar app controls on supported monitors. This issue occurs in certain Microsoft DirectX┬« 9.0 (DX9) games that are running with Variable Refresh Rate enabled on these monitors.

  • Updates an issue with USB 3.0 hubs. A device connected to the hub might stop working when you set the device to hibernate or restart the device.

  • Updates an issue that randomly changes the input focus of edit controls when using the Japanese IME or the Chinese Traditional IME.

  • Updates an issue that makes the touch keyboard unstable in the Mail app.

  • Improves the visual quality of Windows Mixed Reality headsets that run in lower resolution mode.

  • Updates an issue that prevents the PDF24 app, version 9.1.1, from opening .txt files.

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