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Is there an easy way to launch the windows update screen?

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We are attempting to get user input as to what they see in Control Panel>System and Security>Windows Update

Ideally, it should be turned off (by policy) and the option to change it should be greyed out.

Trying to figure out how to launch this screen, so that I can prompt the user to click a checkbox based on what they see. Spent most of the day googling and searching the forum, but cannot find any way of doing this. Seems like it should be pretty easy, and I am sure I am missing something

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I'm assuming you mean for Win7. You can launch Windows Updates like this.

ShellExecute("wuapp")

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Try: wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate

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If this is for Windows XP, use this Run("control.exe sysdm.cpl,,5"), it should open the fifth tab of the System Properties window.


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I'm assuming you mean for Win7. You can launch Windows Updates like this.

ShellExecute("wuapp")

THANK YOU SO MUCH! I knew it had to be simple. Wish I would have asked sooner! Thanks again!!!!!!!!

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#6 ·  Posted (edited)

Three viable replies in 5 minutes, jerseyzuks. Now that is service ;)

Glad to be of help.

Edited by JLogan3o13

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Three viable replies in 5 minutes, jerseyzuks. Now that is service ;)

Glad to be of help.

You guys rock! I try not to abuse your help, and only post up once I have driven myself a little crazy looking for a solution.

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You guys rock! I try not to abuse your help, and only post up once I have driven myself a little crazy looking for a solution.

So long as you don't start blaming AutoIt, then that's the best approach. By the way, 9 times out of 10 you normally work it out.

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