Windows 10 version 21H1, 20H2, 2004, 1909, and 1903 have received Intel Microcode Updates. The remaining versions will be still on November 2020 updates. Mcupdate_GenuineIntel.dll is now updated to version 10.0.19041.835, 10.0.18362.1405, 10.0.17763.1785 respectively from 20 January 2021.
Microcode Updates are standalone files targeted to the aforesaid Windows 10 versions and available on the Microsoft update catalog. You can use the registry settings as outlined in the Windows client and Windows Server Knowledge Base release notes to manually install these updates. However, these registry settings are enabled by default in both environments.
KB4589212, KB4589208, KB4589211 Microcode updates for Windows 10
Jan 2021 Microcode updates are rolled out for the following intel CPUs –
The Jan 2021 Microcode updates are for
10th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family
Comet Lake S (6+2)
Comet Lake S (10+2)
Comet Lake U62
Comet Lake U6+2
Ice Lake Y42/U42 ES2 SUP
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