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The May 2024 Windows security update is now available

The May 2024 Windows security update is now available

Windows users, the May 2024 security update is now ready for installation on Windows 11 and all supported versions of Windows 10. It is highly recommended that users promptly install these updates to ensure their systems remain secure. The release notes, which are easily accessible from the Windows 11 and Windows 10 update history pages, provide information about the content of this update. For more information about the different types of monthly quality updates, you can see the 'Windows monthly updates explained' page. Be sure to follow us on X @WindowsUpdate to receive the latest updates.

The Windows 11, versions 23H2 and 22H2 highlights include improvements that were a part of update KB5036980, which was released on April 23, 2024. Furthermore, this update addresses a known issue that causes VPN connections to fail after the installation of the update dated April 9, 2024, or later. If you're short on time, you can watch the Windows 11 release notes video that provides tips for this month.

Also, kindly note that the June 2024 security update will be the final release for Enterprise, Education, and IoT Enterprise editions of Windows 10, version 21H2. Windows 10, version 22H2, will be the final version of Windows 10, and all editions will remain in support with monthly security updates until October 14, 2025. Enterprise and IoT Enterprise LTSB/LTSC editions of version 21H2 will continue to have mainstream support until January 12, 2027.

Users can find instructions on how to install this update for their particular operating system by referring to the KB links below.

  • Windows 11, version 23H2: KB5037771
  • Windows 11, version 22H2: KB5037771
  • Windows 11, version 21H2: KB5037770
  • Windows 10, version 22H2: KB5037768
  • Windows 10, version 21H2: KB5037768
  • Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019 and Windows Server 2019: KB5037765
  • Windows 10 LTSB 2016 and Windows Server 2016: KB5037763
  • Windows 10 LTSB 2015: KB5037788
  • Windows Server 2022: KB5037782
  • Windows Server 2012 R2: Monthly Rollup: KB5037823
  • Windows Server 2012: Monthly Rollup: KB5037778
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1: Monthly Rollup: KB5037780 / Security Only: KB5037803
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2: Monthly Rollup: KB5037800 / Security Only: KB5037836

Stay informed, stay up-to-date, and most importantly, stay secure!

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