Demystifying “Dual Scan”

Update: a new post on the upcoming feature to support Dual Scan in the on-premises scenario has been published. Please refer to that post for details on how to use the new policy and what to expect going forward. How Dual Scan came to be With the combination of Windows Update for Business and Windows…


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…


For those on WSUS 3.0 SP2 (or SBS 2011)

As indicated in a previous post, we are making changes to WSUS 4.0 and later that will provide a smoother Windows 10 servicing experience.  Because WSUS 3.0 SP2 is already in extended support (receiving no support at all after January 2020), and we are not shipping these improvements further down-level, it is a good idea…


Important update for WSUS 4.0 (KB 3095113)

Most of you know that we released the Windows 10 1511 feature update, which is the first in-place upgrade for Windows 10, to WSUS in December 2015.  To fully enable this deployment scenario, we shipped a patch to WSUS for WS12 and WS12R2 (KB 3095113) in October 2015.  Following this release, we received some questions regarding the…