Home windows 10’s new optional updates explained

Windows 10 users who’ve upgraded to version 2004 or 20H2 may have noticed something fresh when they head to Configurations > Update & Safety > Windows Revise. Under the always-present “Look for updates” button, Windows upgrade presents an optional improvements item sometimes, as shown in Shape 1.

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Body 1: Occasionally, Windows Up-date shows a web link that reads “Look at optional updates.” (Click picture to enlarge it.)

This, by the real way, is a go back to efficiency offered in Windows 7, when optional up-dates were tucked in another window away. When Home windows 10 out rolled, Microsoft began placing all updates in a single stream, but today the company is time for obviously labeling and separating optional up-dates from the most common monthly cumulative improvements packaged through to “Patch Tuesday” (the next Tuesday of every month).

What exactly are these optional updates, and what should customers and administrators do using them?

Optional update type 1: driver updates

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