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

    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.