Microsoft updates Windows 10 for non-Insider PCs, bringing it up to build 10586.164

Alongside its release today of Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 10586.164 - to the Slow and Release Preview rings, as well as the Production ring - Microsoft is also rolling out a new cumulative update with the same build number for non-Insider PCs.

Following last week's release of cumulative update KB3140743, which bumped Windows 10 up to build 10586.122 - and brought a wide range of improvements to the OS - those users on PCs which are not enrolled on the Insider Program can now upgrade them to build 10586.164 via Windows Update.

As with other cumulative updates, the Windows 10 Update History page notes that this latest one - identified as KB3140768 - doesn't bring any new features, focusing instead on "quality improvements and security fixes", including:

This update includes quality improvements and security fixes. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Key changes include:

  • Improved support for Bluetooth, wearables, and apps accessing contacts.
  • Improved reliability in app installation and Narrator.
  • Improved performance for hibernation, content entry in apps, and downloading and installing updates.
  • Fixed issue that didn't allow login to an Xbox from a PC running Windows 10.
  • Fixed security issue created when attempting to play corrupted content.
  • Fixed security issue that could allow remote code execution while viewing a PDF in Microsoft Edge.
  • Fixed additional issues with .NET Framework, Internet Explorer 11, and networking.
  • Fixed additional security issues with Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, USB storage driver, kernel mode drivers, .NET Framework, graphic fonts, OLE, secondary logon, PDF library, and Adobe Flash Player.

If you're installing the new Windows 10 update on your PC today, be sure to let us know how it goes in the comments below.

Source: Windows 10 Update History via Windows Central

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