Microsoft released (Window 10 May 2020 Update) from the Windows 10 operating system for all users, the new update comes with a set of new features and changes, the most important of which are major updates to its digital assistant (Cortana), and the ability to launch applications automatically when the computer restarts .
What new features is included in the Windows 10 update for May 2020?
The Windows 10 May 2020 update for Windows 10 May 2020 includes a number of changes and updates to the operating system and applications, including:
1- Call up the Cortana digital assistant without talking to him:
Microsoft has updated its digital assistant (Cortana) to become a personal productivity assistant, as it can help you use Microsoft 365 applications, and the application has been uninstalled in the taskbar where you can now move or resize it like any other application.
In addition, it can be used to open applications and adjust settings such as: brightness, compose emails, and use it in the calendar application to create and inquire about meetings.
2- Launch applications automatically on restart:
Microsoft now has the ability to automatically control application launches when Restart is performed, so you can choose which applications will run automatically once you log back into Windows 10.
3- Downloading a fresh copy of Windows 10 when the computer is reset:
If you need to reset the computer for any reason, you can now specify that the Windows 10 Update Tool download the latest version of the operating system from the Internet before starting the process.
This is a much better option than reinstalling the old OS version in the hard drive, so it will save a lot of time, as you will not have to re-download and install all the updates that have been released since then.
4- Multiple options for unlocking the computer:
It may sound strange, but using a PIN to unlock a computer is actually more secure than a password, and then if you set the PIN as an option to log in, you’ll find that even if someone accesses the password for a Microsoft account With you, it will not be able to log into the system if you closed it with a PIN.
In addition to the ability to log in using a PIN or Microsoft account password, you will also be able to force fingerprint logins or face recognition to log into a computer if your computer supports it.
5- Memory improvements in Microsoft Edge:
The results of early hardware internal testing in the update (Windows 10 for May 2020) show a memory usage decrease of 27% when browsing with Microsoft Edge browser.
Although the performance of each computer varies depending on its internal components and the way it is used, low memory consumption is great for providing a better user experience for the computer, by providing more memory capacity for other applications in use.
6- Block unwanted applications:
When downloading an application, you may have no idea what to do other than the task you use it for, as some applications display unexpected ads, or use your computer to mine cryptocurrencies.
But now with this update you can select unwanted apps and choose whether or not to use these apps.
How can you update Windows 10?
Windows 10 users can download the Windows 10 update for May 2020 through the following steps:
- Open the Settings app.
- Click Update & Security.
- Click on “Windows Update” at the top of the screen.