Microsoft recently released Windows 10 build 18885 to Fast Ring Insiders. This release takes the Windows 10 May 2019 Update build to version 18362.86.
Microsoft came up with the idea to merge the Skip Ahead and Fast Rings. However, users immediately started reporting were are unable to upgrade to 20H1. The bug forced Microsoft to block the update for everyone who skipped build 18875.
The Redmond giant recently fixed all these upgrade issues by releasing KB4497093. This update addressed different issues including a bug that was restricting users from upgrading their systems.
Hello #WindowsInsiders we have released 20H1 Build 18885 to the Fast ring! Those of you who were stuck on 18362.53 will need to take 18362.86 first and then you'll get Build 18885 offered! https://t.co/E23SeaGPDB
— Windows Insider (@windowsinsider) April 26, 2019
KB4497093 improvements and fixes
Upgrade issues fixed
Some users previously experienced various issues while upgrading to Windows 10 20H1. Thankfully, Microsoft noticed that issue and fix the bug with KB4497093’s release.
UWP VPN plugin bugs
KB4497093 fixed another issue affecting UWP VPN plugin apps. The respective apps failed to function properly.
Japanese IME and date/time bug fix
The update came with some improvements for Japanese users. Windows 10 users can now install KB4497093 to fix Japanese IME and date and time issues on their systems.
Windows Update error 0x80242016 fixed
The recent release addressed error 0x80242016 which restricted users from updating to new Windows 10 builds.
KB4497093 also brings a few issues of its own. The patch seems to be a bit buggy compared to the recent cumulative updates. Many Windows 10 Insiders reported experiencing Green Screen of Death (GSOD) errors after starting the upgrade process.
Moreover, other users reported getting “This PC can’t be upgraded to Windows 10” alerts as well.
Comment down below if you are dealing with any such issues.
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