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  • Still running Win10 v1809 or earlier? Watch out for KB 4023057!

    Posted on February 18th, 2020 at 19:45 PKCano Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    The Infamous “Let us help you get upgraded” patch KB 4023057 has once again raised it’s ugly head. Each time it is re-released, the newer version makes it again eligible for Windows Update. Looks like Microsoft may be getting ready to push Force Upgrades to versions of Win10 prior to v1903/1909.

    This time.KB 4023057 is listed and 2019-12 Update for Windows 10. The last one was listed as “2019-08,” so it has been revised again and will need to be hidden again.
    Here is the description of what it does according to Microsoft:

    Notes about this update

    • This update may request your device to stay awake longer to enable installation of updates.

      Note The installation will respect any user-configured sleep configurations and also your “active hours” when you use your device the most.

    • This update may try to reset network settings if problems are detected, and it will clean up registry keys that may be preventing updates from being installed successfully.

    • This update may repair disabled or corrupted Windows operating system components that determine the applicability of updates to your version of Windows 10.

    • This update may compress files in your user profile directory to help free up enough disk space to install important updates.

    • This update may reset the Windows Update database to repair the problems that could prevent updates from installing successfully. Therefore, you may see that your Windows Update history was cleared.