Download the Windows 10 March Patch Tuesday updates today

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March patch Tuesday

Microsoft has just rolled out the third round of Patch Tuesday updates for the year 2020, and they are called the March Patch Tuesday updates.

These new updates are available for all current working version of Windows 10. Thus, prepare your PC to get the latest features that Microsoft has prepared for you.

UPDATE: The March 2020 Patch Tuesday Updates are as follows:

  • KB4540673 for Windows 10 Version 1909 and 1903
    • You can read more about these updates here.
  • KB4538461 for Windows 10 Version 1809
  • KB4540689 for Windows 10 Version 1803
  • KB4540681 for Windows 10 Version 1709
  • KB4540705 for Windows 10 Version 1703
    • You can read more about these updates here.
  • KB4540670 for Windows 10 Version 1607
  • KB4540693 for Windows 10 Version 1507

For a complete list of patch notes regarding al the Cumulative Updates that came with the March Patch Tuesday Updates, check out this article.

Windows 10 March Patch Tuesday changelog

As usual, this month’s cumulative updates focus on security. Microsoft is expected to roll out new security updates for crucial Windows components. These include new features, bug fixes, and security patches.

Unlike previous Patch Tuesday updates where one could speculate what changes are to come based on Windows Insider activity, this round of updates leaves only room for speculations.

On a similar note, last month’s Patch Tuesday updates also came with a bit of a surprise when 99 CVEs were discovered, revealed and then fixed by Microsoft.

How to install the March 2020 Patch Tuesday updates

If you are only interested in a specific update, then all you need to do is visit the Windows Update Catalog, and enter the specific KB number.

The download should start immediately, and you can then manually installed the updates that you desire.

Another method you could try is using the Windows Updates feature. You can do this by going to Start > Settings > Update & Security > Check for Updates.

Lastly, the Patch Tuesday Updates can be applied via the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).

Note: It is important that you always have a backup of all of your data before performing a big set of updates like the ones on Patch Tuesday.

Editor’s Note: If you want to know everything there is to know on Patch Tuesday, check out this in-depth guide.