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Windows Update MiniTool


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This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 11/3/2017.

Windows Update MiniTool (wumt) is an alternative to the Windows Update.

The features are :
- Checking for updates
- Downloading updates
- Installing updates
- Deleting installed updates
- Hiding unwanted updates
- Getting direct links to * .cab / *. Exe / *. Psf / *. Esd update files
- View update history
- Configuring Automatic Updates

It is compatible from Windows XP to Windows 10.


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

C:\> choco install wumt

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

C:\> choco upgrade wumt


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName        = 'wumt'
    $toolsDir           = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $urlDownloadArchive = '';
    $checksum           = '9FCF858411FA55A3C2E08FBC15B0A7361596F3F3A8A7CF3B25EAE36D701802F8'
    $checksumType       = 'sha256'
    Write-Output 'Download the archive...';
    $pathArchiveDownloaded = "$toolsDir\"
    Get-ChocolateyWebFile `
      -PackageName $packageName `
      -FileFullPath $pathArchiveDownloaded `
      -Url $urlDownloadArchive `
      -Checksum $checksum `
      -ChecksumType $checksumType
    Write-Output 'Unzip the archive...';
    Get-ChocolateyUnzip `
      -FileFullPath $pathArchiveDownloaded `
      -Destination $toolsDir
    Remove-Item $pathArchiveDownloaded
    Write-Output 'Choose the correct arch (x64 or x86)...';
    $arch       = Get-OSArchitectureWidth
    $force32bit = $env:ChocolateyForceX86
    if ($arch -eq '32' -or $force32bit -eq $true ) {
      Remove-Item "$toolsDir\*_x64.exe"
      $tempAppPath = "$toolsDir\wumt_x86.exe"
    } else {
      Remove-Item "$toolsDir\*_x86.exe"
      $tempAppPath = "$toolsDir\wumt_x64.exe"
    Write-Output 'Move the app to the tool directory...';
    $toolsDir       = Get-ToolsLocation;
    $directoryPath  = $(Join-Path $toolsDir $packageName);
    $appInstallPath = $(Join-Path $directoryPath "$packageName.exe");
    if (!(Test-Path $directoryPath)) {
      New-Item      -Path $directoryPath -ItemType 'Directory' 
    Move-Item       $tempAppPath $appInstallPath
    Install-BinFile -Name $packageName -Path $appInstallPath
    Write-Output 'Creating a friendly shortcut...';
    $dirStartMenu     = $(Join-Path $env:ProgramData 'Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs');
    $ShortcutFilePath = $(Join-Path $dirStartMenu "Windows Update MiniTool.lnk");
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut `
      -ShortcutFilePath $ShortcutFilePath `
      -TargetPath $appInstallPath
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    Write-Output 'Remove the shortcut...';
    $dirStartMenu       = $(Join-Path $env:ProgramData 'Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs');
    $ShortcutFilePath   = $(Join-Path $dirStartMenu "Windows Update MiniTool.lnk");
    Remove-Item         $ShortcutFilePath
    Write-Output 'Remove the application...';
    $packageName    = 'wumt'
    $toolsDir       = Get-ToolsLocation;
    $directoryPath  = $(Join-Path $toolsDir $packageName);
    $appInstallPath = $(Join-Path $directoryPath "$packageName.exe");
    Uninstall-BinFile   -Name $packageName -Path $appInstallPath
    Remove-Item         $appInstallPath
    Remove-Item         $directoryPath

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