Windows 10 build 16232.1004 releases as a minor update

Cumulative update releases for the latest pre-release version of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

Windows 10 build 16232.1004
Windows 10 build 16232.1004

Microsoft is now rolling out windows 10 build 16232.1004 for testers with PCs enrolled in the Fast ring. The new release is just a minor cumulative update that doesn’t include any new features or improvements.

According to Microsoft build 16232.1004 is simply an update to test the “servicing pipeline,” and after the installation you’re not required to restart your computer. However, you’ll need to restart if the Notepad is open, as the new update includes “updated binary version of Notepad.exe”.

The company also warns that Windows 10 build 16232.1004 will introduce a few new problems, including:

  • Make sure you’ve setup Mixed Reality before taking this update.
  • After installing a language pack or feature-on-demand like .NET 3.5, your PC may be offered this update again and fail.

How to download Windows 10 build 16232.1004

Microsoft is listing the complete set of fixes and known issues for Windows 10 build 16232.1004 at the Windows Blog. In case you missed it, you can read all the changes for Windows 10 build 16232 in this article.

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Windows 10 build 16232.1004 for PC is available immediately through the Fast ring. It’ll download and install automatically on your device, but you can always force the update from Settings > Update & security > Windows Update and clicking the Check for updates button.

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