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Title: Microsoft May C Release Preview for Windows 10 Versions 21H1, 2004 and 20H2
Post by: Corrine on May 25, 2021, 09:14:08 PM
Microsoft released KB5003214 (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/may-25-2021-kb5003214-os-builds-19041-1023-19042-1023-and-19043-1023-preview-8a58ac95-cf5e-4032-9272-23de9ee1d186), the monthly ā€œCā€ release preview cumulative update with non-security improvements and fixes for Windows 10 Versions 21H1, 2004 and 20H2.  The Release Notes include a long list of improvements and fixes.  Included in the highlighted changes is News and interests on the taskbar (https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2021/04/22/personalized-content-at-a-glance-introducing-news-and-interests-on-the-windows-10-taskbar/) is now available to anyone who installs this update.

Prerequisite:

You must install the May 11, 2021 update (KB5003173 (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/may-11-2021-kb5003173-os-builds-19041-985-19042-985-and-19043-985-2824ace2-eabe-4c3c-8a49-06e249f52527)) before installing the latest cumulative update (LCU).

Microsoft now combines the latest servicing stack update (SSU) for your operating system with the latest LCU. For general information about SSUs, see Servicing stack updates (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/update/servicing-stack-updates) and Servicing Stack Updates (SSU): Frequently Asked Questions (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/servicing-stack-updates-ssu-frequently-asked-questions-06b62771-1cb0-368c-09cf-87c4efc4f2fe).

If you are using Windows Update, the latest SSU will be offered to you automatically. To get the standalone package for the latest SSU, search for it in the Microsoft Update Catalog (http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/home.aspx).

For information about the the types of updates released by Microsoft each month see Windows 10 update servicing cadence primer (https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Windows-IT-Pro-Blog/Windows-10-update-servicing-cadence/ba-p/222376).

Update:  To get the update, go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update.  The link to download and install the update can be found in the Optional updates available area.

Windows 10 update history (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/windows-10-update-history-53c270dc-954f-41f7-7ced-488578904dfe)