How to list updates that have been installed on your Windows Server 2016 machine.

In this post, we are going to walk through how to check what updates you have installed on your Windows Server 2016 machine. Applies to: Server with Desktop Experience Server Core Using PowerShell: Open a PowerShell prompt with Admin permissions. Type Get-Hotfix and press Enter. Using a command line: Open a command prompt with Admin…


How to change Windows Update settings using SCONFIG.

In this post, we are going to walk through how to manage the Windows Update settings on Windows Server 2016. Applies to: Server with Desktop Experience Server Core   Validate your current WU settings using SCONFIG To determine what updates your machine has already installed, follow these steps: Open a command prompt with Admin permissions….


Windows Update behavior on Windows Server 2016

In Windows Server 2016, we improved the desktop experience to provide a consistent experience by leveraging the same shell UI as the Windows 10 Client. This greatly improves the Remote Desktop Services (RDS) experience and made it easier to find things. The same is true for updating Windows Server. We leverage the modern settings user…