Windows Update Manager

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  1. DavidXanatos

    DavidXanatos MDL Senior Member

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  2. Carlos Detweiller

    Carlos Detweiller MDL Spinning Tortoise

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    Yes, wanted to say that, too, but forgot. On all my systems, I use ISO date format (ISO 8601, which is YYYY-MM-DD). It's standardized and can be sorted easily.

    About the "Select all" thingy, I currently use it and then uncheck+recheck one update. Install button becomes available, then. :)
     
  3. Whistler4

    Whistler4 MDL Member

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    Yes, thanks! The date format is just right for my locale. In addition, the "Select all" check box works without greyed out options that are applicable.
     
  4. M07REX

    M07REX MDL Novice

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    It seems like this is more complex than Sordum's "Windows Update Blocker" and Greatis' "StopUpdates10" in sense that isn't just a simple on/off switch. But this is interesting coming from MDL, and i may look in further.
     
  5. Mr.X

    Mr.X MDL Guru

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    Definitely it is not.
     
  6. Windows_Addict

    Windows_Addict MDL Addicted

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    @DavidXanatos wumgr isn't applying GPO settings instantly but WUMT does. Any improvement on that?
     
  7. DavidXanatos

    DavidXanatos MDL Senior Member

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    Sure it does it writes the values to the registry done, what do you mean with instantly?
     
  8. Windows_Addict

    Windows_Addict MDL Addicted

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    After applying GPO settings in wumgr, it takes sometimes or even a reboot for red color text notice appear on the windows update page.
    but after using WUMT, red color text notice appear instantly,
    I guess WUMT forces to check for updates and stops it (?) and this way windows apply GPO settings instantly?
     
  9. pcuser10

    pcuser10 MDL Novice

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    I encountered errors and could not download to install the most recent two cumulative updates. I had to manually download from the Microsoft page to install them. I have no problem with Windows Defender updates. Attached are screenshots of beginning and ending parts of the log.

    OS is on 1803 Build 17134.471 WUM is 0.9b.
     

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  10. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    2 CU's for 17134.1? There is just one CU needed (KB4471324), always the most current.
     
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  11. pf100

    pf100 MDL Expert

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    v0.9b is working great.
     
  12. Whistler4

    Whistler4 MDL Member

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    I agree.
     
  13. DavidXanatos

    DavidXanatos MDL Senior Member

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  14. David54

    David54 MDL Novice

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    It did download some kind of updates, then it installed them updates and after reboot Cortana says "Guten Tag" that's not english ffs. What should I do now ? I don't speak French :(
     
  15. Carlos Detweiller

    Carlos Detweiller MDL Spinning Tortoise

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    That's German, but I dunno how that should happen.

    Open Settings and check if there is any German pack/content installed in Speech settings (Time & Language section).
     
  16. rayleigh_otter

    rayleigh_otter MDL Expert

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    Date settings, year is obvious, but month is only obvious if the day is over 13, year/month/day is my preferred choice. :)
     
  17. freekarol

    freekarol MDL Novice

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    Is there any manual how to use this software? I didn't find any...
     
  18. Smiglo5

    Smiglo5 MDL Novice

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    Does it disable Windows Updates in 1809 as well?
     
  19. Carlos Detweiller

    Carlos Detweiller MDL Spinning Tortoise

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    It depends on your Edition. Enterprise and and other "higher" Editions - yes. Pro, partially. Home, not really. In the lower Editions, Windows ignores many WU-related Group Policy settings and Registry entries.
    Strong recommendation: WUMT Wrapper Script (comes with Wumgr, too).