Microsoft released several updates on Windows

Windows 10 May 2020

Good news for all Microsoft Users where there is a possibility that a new Windows 10 will be released end of May 2020. What Windows User can be expected from this latest Windows 10?

Within the Latest May 2020 Update, there will be included features of the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2. This will be an integration between Linux and Windows that can be installed in Windows 10 version 2004. As a result, it will greatly improve Microsoft’s Linux Subsystem performance within the Windows Operating System.

This will look promising for those are interested in Windows and Linux Operating System where it will feel like using both Operating System at the same time. Microsoft will update the kernel via Windows Update and this will look promising where Microsoft also encourage to all developers to create their own WSL kernel.

Source: Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Tutorial & How To (Youtube)

Mircosoft Patch Update

Recently, Microsoft has released Build 19041.208 to Windows Insiders in the Release Preview ring so that the tester would be able to test before it been released publicly.

There are some known issues which they still working on the fix before could be release :

  • DISM (Deployment Image Servicing and Management) issues on corruption on systems that running the May 2020 Update where it does not properly report the current status of the error that the user is facing.
  • IME ( Input Method Editor) is a function that might be utilized by some applications in which the functionality issues do not work as expected in the May 2020 Update.
  • There is an issue for most of the users that use Windows Mixed Reality where Microsoft recommends waiting on taking the May 2020 Update at the moment.

However, for some issues have been fixed by Microsoft that included in the Slow ring in Build 19041.21 through Build 19041.207 like mentioned below:

  • NPLogonNotify Api failed notifications submission from the the credential provider framework

Source: BEST Web Dev Setup? Windows & Linux at the same time (WSL)

Reference: Getting the May 2020 Update Ready for Release – UPDATED

Author: Wan Ariff

He brings with him working experience in Information Security filed which specializing in Penetration Testing and Digital Forensic. His passion is more to IT Security

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