Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10 cumulative update KB4023057 to all supported versions of Windows 10. This new update is said to be a housecleaning patch which the Microsoft has rolling out previously in anticipation of roll out of a bigger update in the near future. With this update, the microsoft is intending to to make it more likely the bigger update will roll out easily and smoothly.
With the installation of aforementioned patch, the company is performing various actions that includes:
- Requesting device to stay awake longer to enable the installation of updates.Trying to reset network settings if problems are detected, also it will clean up registry keys which may be preventing updates from being installed properly.
- Repairing disabled or corrupted Windows operating system components which determine applicability of updates to version of Windows 10.
- Compressing files in user profile directory to help free up disk space for easy installation of essential updates.
- Resetting Windows Update database to fix problems that prevents updates from installing properly. So, the users can see that their Windows update history was cleared.
Including all these points, KB4023057 is actually gettingf a way ready to roll out Windows 10 version 21H1, which is expected in February or March 2021. also, this update may bring various cosmetic improvements to Windows 10 and may bring a number of settings into modern Settings app from traditional Control Panel.
Reportedly, this cumulative update is mandatory for all users and have no known issues, and is being rolled out to all supported Windows 10 computers.