Updating windows update agent wsus
Because of some limitations of the cmdlets available in Power Shell, this script calls some legacy utilities (sc.exe, netsh.exe, wusa.exe, etc). Once you confirm, the script will run and reset Windows Update client.
The tool configures the registry keys, settings and services to default values.
It regularly polls an update location on a web server or folder share to get the newest patches or updates.
This works great, but has some drawbacks if you want to deploy more complex updates, as creating the DUA script files requires quite a bit of development and test effort .
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My thinking is The clients will update automatically only after I manually OK the updates, yet this morning everything has been updated Windows updates, Office updates…
Is Microsoft pulling a fast one or am I missing something?
Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.
Microsoft’s solution was SUS (System Update Services) or, as it later was renamed, WSUS.
WSUS works as a proxy server between the original Microsoft Windows Update back-end and client computers in a company.
We have already seen how to manually reset Windows Update components to default.
Today we will take a look at a Reset Windows Update Client Script that will completely reset the Windows Update client settings.
All updates are reset and once done, the system can be rebooted and the updates reinstalled.