Windows 10: (Intel Microcode-) Updates (Feb. 25./26. 2020)

[German]Microsoft has released another batch of microcode updates for Windows 10 version 1507 to 1909 on February 25, 2020 (it seems, it's old updates). In addition, a reader informed me, that he received another USB 2.0 microphone bug fix update via WSUS on February 26, 2020. Here is some information about these updates.


Windows 10: Intel Microcode-Updates (02/25/2020)

To the microcode updates of Intel I had seen a reader note. Microsoft documents all Microcode updates for Windows 10 here. The updates apply to Intel CPUs from the following series: Denverton, Sandy Bridge, Sandy Bridge E, EP, Valley View and Whiskey Lake U. Only for these CPUs should the microcode updates be installed. Here is a short overview with links to the KB articles:

  • KB4497165: Windows Server Version 1903, Windows 10 Version 1903, Windows Server Version 1909, Windows 10 Version 1909
  • KB4494174: Windows Server Version 1809, Windows 10 Version 1809
  • KB4494452: Windows 10 Version 1709
  • KB4494453: Windows 10 Version 1703
  • KB4494175: Windows Server 2016, Windows 10 Version 1607
  • KB4494454: Windows 10 1507 (LTSC)

The download links for the updates can be found in the respective KB articles. The colleagues at have also linked them here. Addendum: Received a comment from that the updates are old, although Microsoft has changed the date of their KB article – what the fuck.

Updates also in WSUS

German blog reader Markus B. informed me bia mail that he already had the microcode updates in the Microsoft Update Catalog last week and received another update on WSUS:

Microsoft has released another special update about WSUS today.

Update to address issues which cause USB Audio 2.0 multi-channel microphones to fail (Windows 10, version 1903 Windows 10, version 1909)

This only affects the 1909 clients. Interesting, does not come via the catalog, but only via Windows Update and WSUS.

He also writes that several Intel Microcode updates from Microsoft came in via WSUS today (26.2.). KB4497165: Intel microcode updates. Markus comments on this:

Last week they only had them in the Microsoft Update Catalog and you could import them manually. Now they came in via WSUS normally. This is not the first time this has happened. This time they come in for all operating systems:

Intel Microcode-Updates Feb. 2020


Cookies helps to fund this blog: Cookie settings

This entry was posted in Security, Update, Windows and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *