If you are already running the Windows 10 update from November 2020, version 2004, the device will receive the new version as a cumulative update!
The Windows 10 update , and the installation experience, is similar to the updates you get every month. With this new approach, Microsoft hopes that the update process will be less intrusive and quicker to complete as it does not require a complete reinstallation, and it will hopefully reduce printer driver problems and other Windows 10 update problems .
Windows 10 version 2004 is an optional update!
Microsoft plans to release this feature update as an optional update. This means that it will not be downloaded and installed until you manually start the process from the Windows Update Settings page. However, if your device is running a version of Windows 10 near the end of its life, version 2004 may be installed automatically. If you want to prevent this from happening, you can use these steps to block the update.
What's better in W10 2004?
File Explorer has been updated with Windows search integration, and indexed results now include your OneDrive content as well. Battery efficiency improvements some notebooks, tablets, Surface will have fewer problems after installing the Windows 10 update from 1909. Microsoft has also implemented energy efficiency improvements for PCs with certain processors. Performance improvements with multiple CPU cores, users will notice performance improvements because Microsoft has implemented a new policy that sends more CPU-intensive, or more critical tasks to the cores that work faster.
The new Windows 10 functions and changes are only a minor update in version 2004 with some improvements in notifications, battery life and processors. You also have the option to create calendar events from the date and time flyout and a few other improvements.
FAQ 72: Updated on: 30 November 2020 11:47