I want to use Kace to disable windows updates, but I can't get the default script to work. Does anybody have any tricks to get it to work or a script that they use? We are running Windows 7

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Best practice is to use GPO to control Windows Updates among your network.

Other reading if you are not using Active Directory:

Answered 04/11/2012 by: Trinity
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A couple different ways to try:

Batch script:

 reg add "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update" /v AUOptions /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f
REM add this next line to disable the AU service
sc config wuauserv start= disabled


Via sysprep answer file:

<settings pass="oobeSystem">
        <component name="Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup" processorArchitecture="x86" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" language="neutral" versionScope="nonSxS" xmlns:wcm="http://schemas.microsoft.com/WMIConfig/2002/State" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
Answered 04/11/2012 by: mpace
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