Windows 10 May 2020 update is for regular users. Microsoft has released the long-awaited operating system update, Windows Update (2004 version) on May 10, 2020.
In April, participants of the Windows Insider testing program can use the final version of the Windows 10 May 2020 update. And a few weeks ago, subscribers to the Microsoft Developer Network already had access to this update. Now, Microsoft has begun to distribute updates to regular users.
Currently, this update only applies to users who manually check for updates in Windows 10. To manually check for updates, go to the “Update and Security” settings section and select “Windows Update”.
It should be the biggest operating system update in 2020. The next half-year update (2009 version) of Windows 10 20H2 will be released this fall. Which will only bring overall improvements.
The May update brings new features and changed interfaces to the Cortana voice assistant, improvements to Windows Search, a second version of the Linux subsystem, full support for Linux applications, and a graphical interface, security system, and many other components of the system Many small changes.
The Cortana voice assistant has now received a separate window that can be moved on the desktop, updated through the Microsoft Store, and more. The new dialog design allows you to easily choose between voice and text input.
In addition, the Windows 10 May 2020 update takes the game to a new level. Support DirectX 12 Ultimate, improved support for ray tracing, improved support for DirectX Raytracing 1.1, DirectX Mesh Shader, WDDM 2.7 (Windows display driver model) to improve cooperation with multiple monitors, set GPU hardware acceleration “Graphics” and many other new features.
In addition, it is worth noting the new cloud recovery function in the cloud. If something goes wrong, you can restore the system from the copy stored in the cloud.
This year’s May update is full of interesting new functions. In this article, we show what innovations and changes Microsoft has developed.
- The ” Windows 10 May 2020 Update “, also called version 2004. IT can either be downloaded and installed as an ISO file or using the update function integrated into Windows. Alternatively, the Media Creation Tool from Microsoft can be used.
We present the three options in detail below.
1. New installation and update via ISO files
With the official ISO files, Windows 10 version 2004 is easy to download. It can be used to update the Windows 10 system (update) or to perform a complete new installation (clean install). We offer the current Windows 10 ISO files via our download center. A USB stick with at least eight gigabytes of storage space is required for the installation. This can be set up as a bootable medium using the Windows USB & DVD download tool.
You can find clear instructions on how to do this and what steps are necessary afterward in our step-by-step instructions. ” How can I install Windows from a USB stick? “
2. Update using the Windows Update function
The Windows update can also be obtained and installed via the integrated Windows update function. To do this, go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and click on “Check for updates”.
However, since Microsoft is rolling out major updates step by step. The latest version may not yet be offered. In this case, take the ISO files or the (subsequent) Media Creation Tool.
3. Download using the Media Creation Tool
With the Media Creation Tool from Microsoft, you can download the installation files for the Windows 10 May 2020 Update directly from Microsoft. After starting, select the desired edition (Home, Professional) and the language. Then you can either start the installation directly or create an installation medium (USB stick). The setup dialog guides you through all the necessary steps.