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Microsoft starts to roll out Windows 10 update focused on quality

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MSFTSatya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., speaks during the Viva Technology conference in Paris, France, on Thursday, May 24, 2018. Viva Tech, a three-year-old event for startups, gathers global technology leaders and entrepreneurs as the French establishment unites behind a push for more tech investment in Paris.Marlene Awaad | Bloomberg | Getty Images

Microsoft said in a blog post on Tuesday that it’s starting to roll out the latest twice-annual update to its Windows 10 operating system. It’s not jam-packed with major new capabilities. Rather, it gives PCs a few more quality enhancements.

The company is continuing to take a more careful approach with its Windows business, which generates about 14% of the company’s revenue. With more than 1.3 billion devices running it, Windows 10 remains the top desktop operating system with 59% share in April, according to NetMarketShare data.

After introducing Windows 10 in 2015, Microsoft has spent the last few years bulking it up with updates, such as tools for crafting three-dimensional objects, applying photo filters and specifying parts of speech on websites. Two updates came out each year, while Apple’s MacOS and iOS and Google’s Android got just one.

Microsoft dialed back the pace of development in