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windows 10 may 2020 update – what’s in it

microsoft published is next update for windows 10 – called version 2004 – are your ready ?

What’s new in Windows 10 for IT Pros

  • Windows Hello, support Fast Identity Online 2 (FIDO2)

special items have picked, full list @microsoft



what’s new in MDM for Windows 10

for enterprise some configuration service provider (csp) have added or advanced

TopicDescription
Policy CSPadded new policies in Windows 10, version 2004: •ApplicationManagement/BlockNonAdminUserInstall •Bluetooth/SetMinimumEncryptionKeySize •Education/AllowGraphingCalculator •TextInput/ConfigureJapaneseIMEVersion •TextInput/ConfigureSimplifiedChineseIMEVersion •TextInput/ConfigureTraditionalChineseIMEVersion
DevDetail CSPadded the following new node:
Ext/Microsoft/DNSComputerName
EnterpriseModern
AppManagement CSP
added the following new node:
IsStub
SUPL CSPadded the following new node:
FullVersion

select Start  > Settings  > Update & Security  > Windows Update and select Check for updates otherwise click below

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windows 10 is smarter as you’d might think

check out these features to improve your daily work

dynamic lock

since Microsoft doesn’t offer own smartphones anymore, they integrate some clever/smart features to connect with mobile devices – e.g. ensure that your windows 10 is locked when your away from keyboard with dynamic lock

picture password

to get rid of long passwords with complex characters for login – choose picture password – lock your desktop with secure pattern

windows hello

login with face recognition like already known from your smartphone @microsoft


your phone app

as already reported > windows is (still) mobile < will add the ability to receive push notifications from your mobile device directly at your desktop screen


breaking news: microsoft blocks in his june update unsecure bluetooth devices like google’s fido-stick titan @google – read more about secure 2 factor authentication


quick assist

already in 1607 was this features introduced to easiely share you screen with onboard tool quick assist – the your phone app even added a beta feature to remote display of your mobile device (currently for some Samsung and OnePlus devices available)

continue on PC

when you connect your mobile device with your windows 10, there is some kind of seamless handover to share links in between


one drive

is microsoft’s cloud storage to easy access and share files from any devices, even for automatic photo backup from your mobile

where are cool new features, there are also some limitations, or at least considerations …

  • running the latest Insider builds (1903)
  • metered wifi networks are currently not supported
  • disable optimize battery settings at your phone
  • Batterysaver mode on your PC is turned off
  • your windows10 needs Bluetooth with Low Energy Peripheral mode
  • iris scanner, a fingerprint reader or a special near-infrared 3D camera
  • conditions defer for each feature …

read more about microsofts’s capabilties