Windows Update in Unattended Install (Windows 10)

I've created a Windows 7 deployment that uses KACE 2000 to install the OS and copy over files from a server location, and then a series of batch files to carry out WSUS Offline updates, installing software, and so on. I've tried implementing the same thing with Windows 10, and while most everything works, I cannot seem to get Windows Update to automatically detect and install updates. In Windows 7 you can use wuauclt.exe /detectnow /updatenow but it will not work in Windows 10. This is just a minor nuisance but nonetheless, I would still like to include it in the automated install. Any thoughts or advice would be great, thanks.

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Posted by: SMal.tmcc 8 years ago
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from searching google that feature has been depreciated.


two links suggest powershell or vbs

(New-Object -ComObject Microsoft.Update.AutoUpdate).DetectNow()

Set automaticUpdates = CreateObject("Microsoft.Update.AutoUpdate")


  • from my experience with win10 so far the updates are happening in the first couple of boots. - SMal.tmcc 8 years ago
  • https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/c18a95b4-2235-49e8-a1b2-fb47bd0111ab/run-windows-update-from-commandline-manually-cause-update-check?forum=win10itprogeneral - SMal.tmcc 8 years ago

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