The New Windows 11 update improvements put to the test by Microsoft

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  • Update Stack Package enhances the update experience and allows you to install updates seamlessly.
  • The feature is limited to independent Windows system files developed on the OS.
  • Microsoft redesigned cumulative updates, thus allowing clients to install security and quality updates swiftly.
  • Reduced download time for the updates because of their small size.

Microsoft is trying to come up with an effective way of delivering Windows update Improvements. The Insiders In the Dev Channel running Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22478 are at the forefront of this. 

The new feature is expected to enhance the update experience outside of major OS updates. The feature is called the Update Stack Package; this is before the monthly or feature Windows updates.

Install new updates quickly.

According to the Windows Insider team, the new feature is in place to ensure that your PC can install new updates smoothly and seamlessly. The Update Stack Package feature will revolutionize your whole user experience. 

It is important to note that the Update Stack Package is limited to Windows system files independently developed by the OS.

Like the cumulative updates and new builds, the Update Stack Package will be delivered via the Windows Update. Clients enrolled in the Dev Channel of the Windows Insider program will be affected by this.

If you are a Window Insider, you can check for updates through Settings> Windows Update to start receiving the Update Stack Package Today.

The Windows Insider team plans to increase its reach and scope of releases in the future through rigorous testing of the process using the Windows Insider. 

Redesigned cumulative updates in Windows 11

Microsoft announced its redesigns on the cumulative updates in Windows 11 on Thursday. The redesigns will allow customers to install quality and security updates swiftly by using more efficient packaging and the removal of differentials from the cumulative update package.

Microsoft indicates that the cumulative update size of Windows 11 is about 40% smaller compared to the same set of security and quality updates used in Windows 10.

Dynamic Update, Windows Update for Business, Windows Update, Windows Server Update Services, and the Microsoft Update Catalog are all cumulative update delivery channels. They are all subjected to size reduction. 

According to Microsoft, the download time is shorter because of their reduced size. Less time is also spent trying to expand the package on the client.

Are you excited to get your hands on the Update Stack Package? Which feature thrills you the most? Let us know what you think in the comment section below.