This New Windows 10 Feature Starts With April Patch Day


Microsoft recently introduced a change. Functional updates for Windows are now available not only with major version updates every six months, but with optional updates and later on Patch Day. We’ll see what’s new now.

Microsoft now releases significant innovations and optimizations basically anytime, but always with security and maintenance updates. The new cycle provides that new features will be released first with monthly optional updates. Then each user can choose whether he wants to use the update or not. All the content of the optional update will also be distributed to other users on the regular Patch Day on the second Tuesday of the month. According to Microsoft, it is not planned to release new functions to all users at once, but only gradually.

We have already talked about the most important new features of the optional update from March. This content has now been adopted for April Patch Day KB5012599. Update begins for users windows 10 versions 21H2, 21H1 and 20H2. The so-called search highlights are a significant innovation (we informed,

Microsoft writes about innovation knowledge base,

new! Introducing Highlights to Search.

  • Search highlights highlight important and interesting moments of the day, such as holidays, anniversaries and other training days, both globally and in your region. For more details at a glance, point to, click or tap the illustration in the search box.
  • For enterprise customers, Search Highlight displays the latest updates from their organization and suggests people, files, and more.
  • Search Highlights will be available to Windows 10 customers over the next few weeks. We proceed in stages and are measured. There will be wider availability in the coming months. For more information see Group Configuration: Search Highlights in Windows,
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