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Window Update registry is empty RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am having problems downloading Windows Updates.

    On checking the Registry, I discovered that there are no entries for Software>Policies>Windows>WindowsUpdate just the Default with values not set.

    How can I resolve this issue? I am in the process of upgrading from Windows 7 32bit to Windows 10 but cannot proceed with the installation because I cannot install more than 70 needed updates.

    Thanks for any assistance!

    Thursday, March 10, 2016 2:14 AM

Answers

  • Hi Fred Boulton,

    Where do you update the client, Microsoft update or WSUS server?

    How do you configure the Windows update policy, configure locally or via GPO (the client is domain-joined)?

    1. If you use GPO to apply the update police, then use command  gpupdate/ force & gpresult /h C:\report.html to check if the client has apply the policy;

    2. If you configure AU options locally, then check the following article to verify if all the configurations are all correct:

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc720464(v=ws.10).aspx

    3. After configuring the clients, wait the client to report to the WSUS server, then approve related updates for the client on WSUS server, then check updates on clients.

    Best Regards,

    Anne


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    Thursday, March 10, 2016 9:31 AM