Microsoft launched the 2 updates KB4134661 and KB4134660 for Home windows 10 model 1703 and Home windows 10 model 1709 yesterday.

The 2 updates have the identical description:

This Home windows replace supplies a notification of an improved privateness expertise on improve to the Home windows 10 April 2018 launch.

Microsoft supplies no additional clarification on the replace. The updates have a dimension of about 230 Kilobytes solely, and are distributed by means of Home windows Replace to all machines operating Home windows 10 model 1703 or 1709.

Home windows customers can run a guide verify for updates to obtain and set up the replace on supported PCs.

  1. Use the shortcut Home windows-I to open the Settings utility.
  2. Go to Replace & Safety.
  3. Click on on the “verify for updates” button.

Home windows 10 ought to decide up the brand new replace and set up it on the goal system. The replace is on the market as a standalone obtain and set up on the Microsoft Replace Catalog web site as effectively.

Click on on one of many following hyperlinks to leap to the itemizing on Microsoft’s obtain web site:

  • KB4134661 on Microsoft Replace Catalog web site.
  • KB4134660 on Microsoft Replace Catalog web site.

The updates are standalone updates and never cumulative. They do not change the construct of the Home windows set up or embrace beforehand launched updates.

Closing Phrases

Microsoft’s description is obscure and it’s not clear proper now what these updates do when they’re put in. The almost definitely clarification is that they inform customers in regards to the improved privateness choices throughout setup which Microsoft added to Home windows 10 model 1803.

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Microsoft added two new switches to the privateness choices throughout Home windows 10 Setup: Discover my system and enhance inking & typing. Discover my system makes use of the system’s location information to tell you the place it’s in case you misplaced it or in instances the place it has been stolen. Enhance inking & typing however defines whether or not inking and typing information is submitted to Microsoft.

The outline means that the replace shouldn’t be important in the case of the improve expertise to Home windows 10 model 1803 because it seems so as to add no fixes for present points.

I recommend that you just wait with the set up of KB4134661 and KB4134660 to see in the event that they introduce any new bugs or points. You might also wish to wait operating the improve to Home windows 10 model 1803 as the brand new model is riddled with bugs proper now. It doesn’t play effectively with sure Strong State Drives, and has an enormous variety of different points and bugs that Microsoft has but to deal with. (through Deskmodder)


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