What's New in Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4480977 (Version 1607)
Microsoft has released a new cumulative update for Windows 10 devices running the Anniversary Update (version 1607). The update, KB4480977, brings security and quality improvements to the operating system, as well as some bug fixes. Here are some of the highlights of this update:
Addresses an issue that causes high CPU usage from SearchUI.exe for a small number of users. This issue only occurs on devices that have disabled searching the web using Windows Desktop Search.
Security updates to Microsoft Scripting Engine, Internet Explorer, Windows App Platform and Frameworks, Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Input and Composition, Windows Wireless Networking, Windows Server, and the Microsoft JET Database Engine.
The update also includes some known issues that may affect some users. For example, some users may experience issues with network connectivity after installing this update. Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.
To install this update, go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and select Check for updates. Alternatively, you can download and install the update manually from the Microsoft Update Catalog.
This update is part of Microsoft's monthly Patch Tuesday cycle, which delivers security and quality updates to all supported versions of Windows 10. The latest version of Windows 10 is the October 2020 Update (version 20H2), which is available for compatible devices through Windows Update or the Media Creation Tool.
If you are still running Windows 10 version 1607, you should consider upgrading to a newer version as soon as possible. Microsoft will end support for this version on April 10, 2018, which means that you will no longer receive security and quality updates. This could expose your device to security risks and performance issues.
To upgrade to the latest version of Windows 10, you can use the Windows 10 Update Assistant, which will guide you through the process. You can also use the Media Creation Tool to create a bootable USB or DVD and perform a clean installation of Windows 10. Before you upgrade, make sure to back up your important files and data.
Windows 10 is designed to keep your device up to date with the latest features and improvements. By upgrading to the latest version, you can enjoy a faster, more secure, and more productive experience. For more information about Windows 10 updates, visit the Windows 10 Update page. ec8f644aee