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    This topic contains 9 replies, has 5 voices, and was last updated by  Alex5723 1 week, 4 days ago.

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    • #2016623 Reply

      PKCano
      Da Boss

      I have been doing some testing on my Win10 Pro v1803 machine. I wanted to see if the pulldown deferral settings in the Windows Update GUI under Advanc
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    • #2016672 Reply

      abbodi86
      AskWoody_MVP

      wushowhide cannot show “yet optional” 1909

      you can try powershell scans, no reboot is actually required after changing deferral settings

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      • #2016673 Reply

        PKCano
        Da Boss

        I was looking at something the average User could do, my main focus.
        The “2” in GP is the only thing that is not obvious (and maybe wushowhide 🙂 )

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        • #2016748 Reply

          abbodi86
          AskWoody_MVP

          Start command prompt cmd.exe as administrator, and execute these commands one at a time
          https://pastebin.com/Ec5SxTMg

          for the last two commands, first wait until Windows Update page is opened
          then run the last command

          remember, this only works if AU policy is set to 2 (notify before download..)
          Home editions are excluded

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      • #2016677 Reply

        abbodi86
        AskWoody_MVP

        If you are interested, i have a way to mimic “Check for updates” scan (i.e. reflected in WU page), and without initiating any download or installation

        it actually only works with GP “2” value inplace 🙂

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      • #2018111 Reply

        abbodi86
        AskWoody_MVP

        WuMgr is now updated to support the new OptionalInstallation updates
        https://github.com/DavidXanatos/wumgr/releases/tag/v1.1

    • #2016860 Reply

      woody
      Da Boss

      Very good news!

      I’m still not sure how MS is pushing 1803 customers onto 1903 (or 1909).

    • #2141953 Reply

      berniec
      AskWoody Plus

      I’ll add basically the same question: I’m running 1809.  I have no idea how to move to 1903.  Susan recommended “but we recommend jumping to Version 1903 at this time.”  I just ran the little batch file you supplied [very cool! Thanks!]  but…  it only showed today’s defender update.   Did I do something wrong?

      Also: is there a way to run settings>security and update from an admin cmd prompt?   It screws up my system a bit to actually log in as admin [resets things like mouse and kbd settings that don’t get changed back when I log-out of the admin account] so it’d be great to be able to check those settings you did from something elevated in my user account.

       

    • #2141960 Reply

      Alex5723
      AskWoody Plus

      I’m running 1809.  I have no idea how to move to 1903

      2 current options :

      1. Download the ISO 1903 from heidoc.net. Mount the ISO and run the setup.exe
      2. If are on Pro version set Feature updates to 120+ and quality updates to 0.

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