Download KB4592438 Offline Installer for v20H2 & v2004

KB4592438 released for Windows 10 v20H2 users. Here are the direct download links for the KB4592438 offline installer.

This patch Tuesday, Microsoft released a cumulative update for Windows 10 v20H2 & v2004 users. This is the second update in the last few days. The KB4592438 itself is pretty small but it brings the much-needed security fixes for a couple of parts in Windows. These security fixes include the vulnerability fix where applications can run as SYSTEM user and security update for Edge, Windows Media, Windows Fundamentals, etc.

Other than the security fixes, there are no other improvements or fixes in this update. Being a security update, it is recommended that you install the KB4592438 update as soon as possible.

Generally, Windows will automatically install the KB4592438 update. If not, you can manually trigger the update from the Settings app. Alternatively, download the KB4592438 offline installer with the links given below. This is particularly helpful to install the update on an offline machine or if the auto updates are causing unnecessary troubles.

Download KB4592438 Offline Installer

To make things easier for you, I found the direct download links for KB4592438 for both Windows 10 32-bit and 64-bit systems. Depending on your system type, download the update using the below links and install it like any other Windows software. After installing, restart the system and you are good to go.

For v20H2:

KB4592438 x86 (32-bit) offline installer (download size: 119.5 MB)

KB4592438 x64 (64-bit) offline installer (download size: 363.6 MB)

For v2004:

KB4592438 x86 (32-bit) offline installer (download size: 119.5 MB)

KB4592438 x64 (64-bit) offline installer (download size: 363.6 MB)

If you want KB4592438 download links for Windows Server, ARM64 based systems, or some other version then go to the Microsoft update catalog website to find the appropriate links. All you have to do is click on the Download button next to the appropriate version.

KB4592438 Changelog

  • Addresses a security vulnerability by preventing applications that run as a SYSTEM account from printing to “FILE:” ports. To address this issue in the future, make sure your applications or services run as a specific user or service account.
  • Security updates to Microsoft Edge Legacy, the Microsoft Graphics Component, Windows Media, Windows Fundamentals, and Windows Virtualization.

That is all.

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