Microsoft has made Windows 10 version 2004 available to everyone. Interested users can now install it via Windows Update, or reinstall it from scratch by downloading an ISO image. In addition to the list of known issues in this release, Microsoft has published what has been removed, and deprecated in May 2020 Update.
Microsoft has released Windows 10 Build 19635 to Insiders in the Fast Ring. This is a minor release that includes a number of fixes with no new features.
If you are about to install Windows 10 on your PC, you might want to know if your device is capable of running the latest operating system from Redmond. Version 2004 of Windows 10 has the same requirements as its predecessor, version 1909.
How to Install Windows 10 Version 2004 With Local Account
Starting with version 1909, Microsoft made it harder to install Windows 10 without a Microsoft Account. The same applies to today's released Windows 10 version 2004 'May 2020 Update'. The option is not available in the Out of Box Experience (OOBE) when you are setting up a new device. Here's how to install Windows 10 version 2004 with a local account.
How to delay Windows 10 version 2004 and prevent it from installing
A number of users are interested in delaying the upgrade to Windows 10 version 2004, also known as "20H1" and Windows 10 May 2020 Update. There are many reasons for this. Most users don't want to disturb their existing setup and do not want their custom settings getting reset again by the version 2004. Others would like to avoid compatibility issues. Here is the official way to postpone the upgrade to Windows 10 version 2004.
Windows 10 May 2020 is now officially available for download
As expected, Microsoft today releases Windows 10 version 2004 to consumers and customers. It is now available through Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and Windows Update for Business, and can be downloaded from Visual Studio Subscriptions, the Software Download Center (via Update Assistant or the Media Creation Tool), and the Volume Licensing Service Center.
How to Fix Empty (Blank) Insider Program Settings Page in Windows 10
As you may already know, the Windows Insider program includes a number of rings (levels) which define how often you will receive app updates and new Windows builds, and how stable they will be. The ring can be changed in Settings, under Update & security > Windows Insider Program (and with a Registry tweak). If the Windows Insider Program page appears black in Settings, you can try to resolve the issue as described in this post.
How to Enable or Disable Protection Against Potentially Unwanted Applications in Windows Security in Windows 10
With Windows 10 version 2004, Microsoft has added a new security feature which can extend the protection level of the built-in Windows 10 antivirus called "Windows Defender", part of Windows Security. In addition to its default features of scanning for malware using definitions, it is possible to enable detection of potentially unwanted apps (PUA).