Microsoft has released the latest version of its Windows 10 May 2020 update on the 16 of April 2020. The update won’t automatically roll out until next month, so Windows 10 testers got it all done. To get the latest version, by choosing the pre-release version of the version.
As with the November 2019 update, this new update includes some improvements to Cortana and Windows search.
Cortana can be removed from the Windows 10 taskbar and includes the ability to choose between writing or speaking digital assistant.
The general interface has also been adapted for further conversation. Microsoft has added quick search on the home search interface with this latest update, including weather, news, current history and new movies.
The May 2020 update also includes a Windows subsystem for Linux 2, including its own Linux kernel. This Linux integration with Windows 10 will greatly enhance Microsoft’s Linux subsystem on Windows.
Microsoft has promised to upgrade this kernel through Windows Update and will be open source so developers can create their own WSL kernel and bring about changes.
In the weeks leading up to the general update, we’ll have a full review of all of the changes that were updated in Windows 10 May 2020 update, but Microsoft has most of the minor changes here.