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    Home Forums AskWoody support Windows Windows 10 Windows 10 version 2004 – May 2020 Update Is 2004 Safe to install now?

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      • #2268295 Reply
        CChamp
        AskWoody Plus

        With the upgrade to Defcon 4 does this now mean that it is reasonably safe to do all updates on Win 10 as well as the new 2004? Thanks

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      • #2268299 Reply
        PKCano
        Da Boss

        DEFCON-4 applies to the May Patch Tuesday updates, not to the upgrade to v2004 released late in May.
        Read Woody’s ComputerWorld article for instructions,

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      • #2268786 Reply
        EP
        AskWoody_MVP

        NOT SAFE to install version 2004…yet

        OP should take a look at this list of known issues/problems with Windows 10 version 2004
        https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/release-information/status-windows-10-2004

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      • #2268875 Reply
        CChamp
        Guest

        Thanks for the link EP, I have read those before and have not updated to 2004 yet and won’t for a while. I just wasn’t sure when we went to defcon 4 if that meant for everything or not. Thanks for the help.

      • #2268886 Reply
        Cameochi
        AskWoody Plus

        For those of you who have an Intel Solid State Drive, the link below will lead you to the Intel toolbox. It’s a great tool and easy to use. It does take a bit of time to install but it’s well worth it.  This is the easy way to keep your drivers and software up to date. 🙂

        https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/29205/Intel-Solid-State-Drive-Toolbox

      • #2268992 Reply
        firstmerk
        AskWoody Plus

        Having installed it (clean install on a test PC), IMO it’s not worth bothering even if it runs OK. “Nothing  new to see folks, move along.” Really.

        Plus, the ability to defer updates in Pro is GONE. [Pause] is your only option in the [Advanced] section, or [Group Policy Edit].
        I think that alone is enough reason to ignore it.

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      • #2275732 Reply
        1kulsol2006
        AskWoody Plus

        so is it reasonably safe to do all updates on Win 10 as well as the new 2004? Thanks

        • #2275734 Reply
          PKCano
          Da Boss

          V2004 is not recommended at this time. It is too soon after release.
          Woody recommends v1909, which is more-or-less stable.
          Updates are OK through May 2020.
          Woody hasn’t approved June updates yet – we are still on DEFCON-2.

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