(Windows Insider Program) Servicing stack update for Windows 10, Version 1903: May 1, 2019

Applies to: Windows 10, version 1903, all editions


Microsoft released a new Servicing stack update to Window Insider program Slow, Fast and Release Preview rings. This update makes quality improvements to the servicing stack, which is the component that installs Windows updates.

Microsoft strongly recommends you install the latest servicing stack update (SSU) for your operating system before installing the latest cumulative update (LCU). Installing servicing stack updates (SSU) ensure that you have a robust and reliable servicing stack so that your devices can receive and install Microsoft security fixes.

How to get this update

Method 1: Windows Update

To receive this update, you must be a Windows Insider (Slow, Fast or Release Preview ring) AND currently running Insider Build 18362.30, 18362.53 or 18362.84 for the update to be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update. 

Note: This update is also available through Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

Windows Insiders may also download the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website. 

More Information


There are no prerequisites for installing this update.

Restart information

You don't have to restart your computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

File Information

File information
The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Windows 10 file information


For more information about SSUs, see Servicing stack updates.
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