Windows 10 updated, 18 improvements included in the latest patch
Microsoft has announced today a new patch for Windows 10 and this one is packed with updates, 18 in total. You can download the patch now by going to Windows Update and checking for updates.
So what has been patched this time around? Everything from the start menu not opening to improving battery life of your device. You can check out the entire change log below and for those of you that are curious, this patch has the label of KB3036140.
- XBOX Live-enabled games that require sign-in do not launch, and incorrectly display the message, “To use this app, you need to sign in with the Microsoft account that was used to download it.”
- The Start Menu fails to launch shortly after install
- The shortcut for the new Store (Beta) does not appear on the taskbar
- The user remains at the “Please Wait” screen when attempting to sign in with a Smart Card connected
- Virtual machines (VMs) lose connectivity to virtual hard drives (VHDs)
- Users receive Error 0x8E5E05E2 when installing apps
- The system stops responding when installing apps from the Store
- There is a delay when opening a new tab in Internet Explorer
- The system fails to resume from sleep when connected to multiple monitors with some graphics drivers
- The user is presented with the incorrect End-User License Agreement (EULA) during upgrade
- The Settings app incorrectly reports that new builds are available, which return error 0x80246017 when attempting to download
- The screen doesn’t properly refresh after rotating between portrait and landscape
- Creating a virtual machine or bringing a HyperV host under management results in error 0x80200065 – “The transfer was paused because the computer is in power-saving mode. The transfer will resume when the computer wakes up.”
- Windows Remote Desktop Client crashes when playing video or displaying fast moving images in a remote session
- Reliability improvements for virtual machine live migrations
- Reliability improvements to prevent some system crashes
- Reliability improvements to prevent possible data corruption
- Increased power efficiency to extend battery life
After seeing all the improvements, it is worth your time to spend a few minutes to make sure your machine has this patch applied. For those wondering, before this patch was applied, you could seeunreleased builds of Windows 10 via Windows update, that is no longer possible after the patch is installed.
While we do not expect any major issues with this download, do let us know in the comments below if you run into any problems.