Microsoft’s latest update to Windows 10 will be called the November 2019 update, and the final version is now available for Windows Insiders in the version preview ring. The company previously said it was a small update that focuses on performance improvements and quality improvements.
That’s not to say there aren’t any new features, however. Major additions to the November update include the fact that the File Explorer search bar can now search your online OneDrive account and that non-Cortana voice assistants can run on the screen. Windows 10 lock. The update also adds the ability to create new calendar entries directly from the taskbar, and Microsoft introduces new notification management options. A full list of features is available on the Microsoft website.
Fortunately, the update should be fairly easy to install, as Microsoft says it uses technology similar to the one it normally uses to deliver its monthly service updates. A small, non-disruptive update is likely to make music to the ears of anyone who was burned by the October 2018 update to Windows 10, which Microsoft was forced to do after reports revealed it deleted files from users’ PCs. It was not until December that the “October” update was finally released to everyone, after which Microsoft pledged to focus on improving the quality of its future Windows updates. 10.
If you want to install the new update, you must first register to be a Windows Insider. Microsoft has provided step-by-step instructions on how to do this in the blog post announcing the name of the new update. Meanwhile, the company is also taking action for its next update. He says testers of his somewhat less stable “Slow Ring” insider program will soon be transferred to Windows 10 update 20H1, which is currently scheduled for release in the first half of 2020.