#3. "RE: Win 10 optional update" In response to bobbo (Reply # 2) Thu Dec-03-20 06:30 AM by bobbo
I found the following description for the optional update; I don't think these changes are needed:
Updates an issue that causes Narrator to stop responding after you unlock a device if Narrator was in use before you locked the device. Updates an issue that prevents you from finding certain Microsoft Xbox consoles on a Windows device. Updates an issue that fails to display the Microsoft Xbox Game Bar app controls on supported monitors. This issue occurs in certain Microsoft DirectX® 9.0 (DX9) games that are running with Variable Refresh Rate enabled on these monitors. Updates an issue with USB 3.0 hubs. A device connected to the hub might stop working when you set the device to hibernate or restart the device. Updates an issue that randomly changes the input focus of edit controls when using the Japanese IME or the Chinese Traditional IME. Updates an issue that makes the touch keyboard unstable in the Mail app. Improves the visual quality of Windows Mixed Reality headsets that run in lower resolution mode. Updates an issue that prevents the PDF24 app, version 9.1.1, from opening .txt files.
Earlier today I completed installation of Version 20H2.
I haven't seen anything yet that makes the update worth bothering with for me - especially in view of the many hours it took to complete the installation.
But as seemingly always, MS continues to be extremely ANAL.
Again, MS removed the Win7 games, which I had to reinstall individually yet again following an update.
And again, icon arrows returned and new shortcuts again add " - shortcut " to the shortcut's name.
And, following all the update-initiated restarts, the Windows Update page in Settings is stuck indicating a restart is required. Of course I've restarted multiple times manually but it's still stuck. There are no updates of any type available to download. I'll look into this tomorrow, or soon, unless someone can provide a solution.