Microsoft releases Windows 10 update facilitation service (KB4056254)
Influenced by two major CPU vulnerabilities, Meltdown and Specter, which were exposed early this month, Microsoft released a large number of updates to Windows systems this month, which was re-released due to issues such as AMD compatibility. Today all Windows 10 system versions get the KB4056254 update again, according to the official KB page shows the patch release date is January 24, marked as “Windows 10 update facilitation service.”
The KB page summarizes:
This update includes a background service for update facilitation in Windows 10 Version 1507 and later versions (build 10240 and later builds).
This update includes files and resources that make sure that operating system updates are installed seamlessly and that improve the reliability and security of Windows 10.
How to get this update
This update is deployed only to certain builds of Windows 10. Devices that are running those builds will automatically get this update downloaded and installed.