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Windows 10 cumulative update previews are here for August with a few fixes

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What you need to know

  • Cumulative update previews are available for Windows 10.
  • PCs running the Windows 10 November 2019 Update or the Windows 10 October 2018 have updates available.
  • These are optional updates that will also roll out as part of September's Patch Tuesday updates.

Microsoft recently released optional updates for Windows 10. PCs running the Windows 10 November 2019 Update (version 1909) and the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) have updates available. These are optional updates and will roll out as part of September's Patch Tuesday, so there's no rush to grab them.

Here are the highlights from the update for Windows 10 version 1909, which is labeled KB5005102 (opens in new tab):

  • Updates an issue that prevents the Windows Movies and TV app from playing some videos (.mp4 files).
  • Updates an issue that resets syncing for Microsoft OneDrive to "Known folders only" after you install a Windows update.

Below are the highlights from the update available for Windows 10 version 1809, which is labeled KB5005103 (opens in new tab):

  • Updates an issue with using the slider control on the File Open or Save dialog when the system language is set to Hebrew. Options about the size of the file and other details are missing.
  • Updates an issue that resets syncing for Microsoft OneDrive to "Known folders only" after you install a Windows update.

The respective update pages from Microsoft break down all of the fixes and known issues with each update.

You can receive the update by going through the Windows Settings app:

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Select Update & Security.
  3. Navigate to the Windows Update section.
  4. Find the latest update in the Optional updates available area.

You can also grab the updates through the Microsoft Update Catalog (opens in new tab).

Sean Endicott
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Sean Endicott brings nearly a decade of experience covering Microsoft and Windows news to Windows Central. He joined our team in 2017 as an app reviewer and now heads up our day-to-day news coverage. If you have a news tip or an app to review, hit him up at sean.endicott@futurenet.com (opens in new tab).