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Windows 10 Releases Cumulative Update 10586.71 (KB3124262)

Windows 10 was updated to 10586.63 as of January 12th, 2016 and now Microsoft has released 10586.71 through Cumulative Update build number KB3124262. More details to follow.


According to reports coming in, users are already seeing their OS getting updated to 10586.71 through an update released earlier today. Microsoft did this earlier to silently bring users to 10586.63 on January 12th, through KB3124263.

The update is ready to download and install.

Unlike the ever so often cumulative updates, these updates are sovereign in nature and WILL require the build number to meet the requirement.

The result of KB3124262: I'm not on OS build 10586.71(

Currently, the update of interest that should be on your radar should be KB3124262. you might be getting it sooner or later than other users, so have patience and continue to have your system check for updates.

The changelog that follows for KB3124262 [Microsoft Support] offers just this:

  • This update includes improvements to enhance the functionality of Windows 10 Version 1511.

While the update has just launched globally, it will be a while before we are able to discover new features or otherwise hidden secrets of the build without doing our own investigations over due course of time.

Please observe patience as the update rolls out, it might vary for you depending on your location, region, etc. So just check for updates on your OS every few hours or so.

If you are using Windows Phone, and have Windows 10 Mobile running on your device, it will be worth checking to see if your device also has an update online, too. This is considering how Microsoft has had the tendency to keep both OS’s upgraded simultaneously.

If for some reason you aren’t getting the update, you might not be on the latest build of Windows 10, or you might be facing other issues that impeding your ability to get the update.

As with the previous updates, you just have to ensure that your Windows is running on the latest build (which is currently on 10586.63, prior to the update today)

You can check Windows version number by pressing Windows Key + R and typing in winver to find the current build number of your Windows 10 installation.

How to check your current version of Windows.

If you are already on 10586.71, let us know in the comments section below and if you have discovered anything new in the build.