Known Issues in Windows 10 Version 20H2

A few hours ago, Microsoft has made Windows 10 version 20H2 available to everyone. Interested users can now install it via Windows Update, or reinstall it from scratch by downloading an ISO image. Before installing this new release of Windows 10, it is a good idea to check its list of known issues.

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Every time Microsoft releases a new feature update for Windows 10, it also ships a list a known issues. Most of the issues are usually minor, but some of them may significantly affect your workflow.


The same is for 20H2.

The list as of now is relatively small, and includes one resolved issue which is related to drivers, one mitigated which affects user input, and two unresolved items for Conexant and Synaptics drivers.

Known Issues in Windows 10 Version 20H2

SummaryOriginating updateStatusLast updated

When installing incorrectly formatted third-party drivers, you might receive an error
You might receive, “Windows can’t verify the publisher of this driver software” or other errors.

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Errors or issues during or after updating devices with certain Conexant audio drivers
Devices with affected Conexant or Synaptics audio drivers might receive a stop error with a blue screen.

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Errors or issues during or after updating devices with Conexant ISST audio drivers
Devices with affected Conexant ISST audio drivers might receive an error or have issues with Windows 10, version 2004.

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Issues when using Microsoft IME for Japanese or Chinese languages
Users of the Microsoft IME for Japanese or Chinese languages might have issues.

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As you could expect, some of the issues are shared with Windows 10 version 2004, since 20H2 is a very minor update to it.

Microsoft Windows 10 version 20H2 is the successor to the May 2020 Update, version 2004 released in May 2020. Windows 10 version 20H2 is a minor update with a smaller set of enhancements focused primarily on select performance improvements, enterprise features, and quality enhancements. You can find what's new in this Windows 10 version here:

What’s new in Windows 10 version 20H2

That's it.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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