Download Intel Microcode Updates for Windows 10 Version 1809 and Later

Microsoft is rolling out Intel microcode updates for Windows 10 version 1809, Windows 10 version 1903 and 1909, Windows 10 version 2004, 20H1 and 21H2. These updates are designed to protect Windows 10 devices from Spectre-based attacks. Microsoft recommends Windows users to apply these updates to avoid being the victim of attackers.

Microcode updates are released frequently by Intel to fix various hardware security vulnerabilities like Spectre, Meltdown, Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS), and Platypus. This week Microsoft released Windows 10 Intel microcode updates to solve the issues impacting Windows 10 versions.

Although these latest microcode updates will be offered by Windows Update, the microcode update offline installers direct links are also available for early updates.

There are two types of Microcode updates, firmware update for processors and updates for the specific operating systems. In case of operating systems updates the specific code is loaded on system start-up sequence.

Sometimes, the microcode updates create problems with Windows 10 computer hence you should take a necessary measure before downloading the updates.


Microsoft’s official statement: “Consult with your device manufacturer and Intel through their websites regarding their microcode recommendation for your device before you apply this update to your device,”

Related:

Knowledgebase Articles of Intel updates for Windows 10

  • KB4589212: Intel microcode for Windows 10, version 2004 and 20H2, and Windows Server, version 2004 and 20H2
  • KB4589211: Intel microcode for Windows 10, version 1903 and 1909, and Windows Server, version 1903 and 1909
  • KB4589208: Intel microcode for Windows 10, version 1809 and Windows Server 2019
  • KB4589206: Intel microcode for Windows 10, version 1803
  • KB4589210: Intel microcode for Windows 10, version 1607 and Windows Server 2016
  • KB4589198: Intel microcode for Windows 10, version 1507

Direct Download microcode updates for Windows 10

  • Download KB4589212 offline installer for Windows 10, version 2004 and 20H2
  • Download KB4589211 Offline Installer for Windows 10, version 1903 and 1909
  • Download KB4589208 Standalone Installer for Windows 10, version 1809
  • Download KB4589206 Standalone Installer for Windows 10, version 1803
  • Download KB4589210 Offline Installer for Windows 10, version 1607
  • Download KB4589198 Offline Installer for Windows 10, version 1507
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