Tasks


Verify

  1. Verify that HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update!AUOptions is equal to 4.
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  2. Verify that HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\wuauserv!Start is equal to 2.
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  3. Verify that HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate!DisableWindowsUpdateAccess” is equal to “1 does not exist

On Success

  1. Set HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update!AUOptions to 1.
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  2. Set HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\wuauserv!Start to 4.
  3. Set HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate!DisableWindowsUpdateAccess to 1

Remediation

  1. Set HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update!AUOptions to 4.
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  2. Set HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\wuauserv!Start to 2