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Windows Update PowerShell Module


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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 9/23/2016.

Powershell module that allows you to manage Windows Update, check, download and install or remove updates. Especially useful on machines in core edition like Windows Server 2008 R2.

To install Windows Update PowerShell Module, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install pswinupdate

To upgrade Windows Update PowerShell Module, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade pswinupdate


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'PSWindowsUpdate' # arbitrary name for the package, used in messages
    $url = '' # download url
    $installDir = Join-Path $PSHome "Modules"
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" -Url "$url" -UnzipLocation "$installDir" -Checksum 'EBFC0D22764EDBDE6918E7CBC4E416019A4872CCD797F3E9A4AE92FF866BF574' -ChecksumType 'sha256'
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'PSWindowsUpdate' # arbitrary name for the package, used in messages
    $installDir = Join-Path $PSHome "Modules"
    Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName ''
    #Remove the leftover folder from the uninstall...
    remove-item $installDir\PSWindowsUpdate -force

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Michal Gajda


Release Notes

Updated to version 1.5.2.

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