Microsoft rolls out a new Windows 10 cumulative update KB4601382

Microsoft has rolled out a new optional update for Windows 10 version 2004 and Windows 10 version 20H2. The latest cumulative update KB4601382, primarily focuses on bug fixes and performance improvements. Downloading the new update bumps the OS build number to 19041.844 on Windows 10 version 2004 and 19042.844 on Windows 10 version 20H2.

For now, there are no known issues in this cumulative update. That said, Microsoft might update this section by the time it goes live to production devices next Patch Tuesday. The March 2021 Patch Tuesday is expected to go live starting March 9. That’s when all Windows 10 versions will get new cumulative updates that will also bring security improvements for known vulnerabilities.

Windows 10 users can find a full changelog of the update below:

  • Updates an issue that displays unexpected screens during the Windows Out of Box Experience (OOBE).
  • Updates an issue in Advanced display settings that shows the incorrect refresh rates available for high dynamic range (HDR) displays.
  • Updates an issue that might cause video playback to flicker when rendering on certain low-latency capable monitors.
  • Updates an issue that sometimes prevents the input of strings into the Input Method Editor (IME).
  • Updates an issue that might sometimes prevent some keyboard keys from working, such as the home, Ctrl, or left arrow keys. This issue occurs when you set the Japanese IME input mode to Kana.
  • Updates an issue that displays the wrong language when you sign in to a console after you change the system locale.
  • Updates an issue with screen rendering after opening games with certain hardware configurations.
  • Displays the proper Envelope media type as a selectable output paper type for Universal Print queues.
  • Updates support for hole punch and stapling locations for print jobs with long edge first paper feed direction on certain printers.

More details about the new update can be found here.