How to delete upgrades in WSUS

(Alternative title: “Help, I synched Upgrades before installing the patch!”  This applies to anyone who missed KB 3095113 when it was offered as a hotfix, and subsequently enabled synching of Upgrades in their environment.  The upgrades that were downloaded happen to be from the Windows 10 1511 feature upgrade, but these steps could be modified… Read more

WSUS on Windows Server “8” Administrative Tasks using PowerShell – Part 1

Author: Yuri Diogenes – Senior Technical Writer Technical Reviewers: Cecilia Cole – Program Manager, Travis Plunk – Software Developer Engineer In our previous post, we demonstrated how to install the WSUS Role on Windows Server “8” using PowerShell. This post will demonstrate how to leverage WSUS PowerShell Cmdlets to perform core administrative tasks. This post… Read more

Installing WSUS on Windows Server “8” Beta using PowerShell

Authors: Travis Plunk, Software Developer Engineer Yuri Diogenes, Senior Technical Writer Technical Reviewers: Cecilia Cole, Program Manager In our previous post, we demonstrated how to install the WSUS Role on the Windows Server “8” Beta using the new Server Manager. In this post you will learn how to perform the same task using PowerShell. To… Read more

Powershell package in KB926139 only offers update to WinXP SP3, not SP2

We’ve been getting a couple questions about this so I wanted to let everyone know what the status was.  According to KB article 926139, the Windows PowerShell 1.0 English Language Installation Package is intended for Windows XP SP2 and later but this is not actually the case.  It is not recommended that you install KB926139… Read more