Wsus not updating a workstation
ABC-Update is a freeware tool available from and it is designed to do just what you are asking.Example, To download and install updates from a WSUS server Missing Security Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2553371) 32-Bit Edition Missing Security Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2826023) 32-Bit Edition Missing Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2892074) Adding: Security Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2553371) 32-Bit Edition Adding: Security Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2826023) 32-Bit Edition Adding: Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2892074) Start : Security Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2553371) 32-Bit Edition Status : Succeeded Start : Security Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2826023) 32-Bit Edition Status : Succeeded Start : Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2892074) Status : Succeeded At least one update require a reboot.Hopefully you should now see the client reporting correctly in the WSUS Console.If not, temporarily stop the Windows Update Service and delete the C:\Windows\Software Distribution folder and force another Windows Update.This will re-populate the “Software Distribution” folder, after which you can re-issue the two update commands and the client should now report correctly to the WSUS Console.I'm not sure this is the right forum to post this, but I give it a go.Zubair: I've installed and configured the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server but somehow, I am not seeing any of my computers in the All Computers, Unassigned Computers, or even in the Computer Groups that I created. (If you prefer to remain anonymous, specify this in your message, but submit the requested information for verification purposes.) Your computers do not need to join a domain to take advantage of WSUS server. When you send your questions, please include your full first and last name, location, certifications (if any) with your message.
The update downloads OK and if I log in it says: 'We're all set for the restart you scheduled at......' (see screenshots) each workstation seems to have a different date and time, despite being all turned on at the same time and identical settings, and the update/restart only seems to apply if I manually select 'restart now' in Windows Update I have a number of Windows Update GPO settings, something must be missing.Computers in a computer group automatically contact the WSUS server over the next 24 hours to obtain updates.You can use the WSUS reporting feature to determine whether those updates were deployed to the test computers.Zubair holds more than 25 technical certifications and Bachelor of Science degrees in Aeronautics & Astronautics Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Information Systems.
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