Force Windows Update Check and Download

Here’s a short script that forces a windows update check on the machine you’re on and downloads any remaining updates. Useful if you don’t feel like waiting…

Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject") 
Set objAutomaticUpdates = CreateObject("Microsoft.Update.AutoUpdate") objAutomaticUpdates.EnableService 

Set objSession = CreateObject("Microsoft.Update.Session") 
Set objSearcher = objSession.CreateUpdateSearcher() 
Set objResults = objSearcher.Search("IsInstalled=0 and Type='Software'") 
Set colUpdates = objResults.Updates 

Set objUpdatesToDownload = CreateObject("Microsoft.Update.UpdateColl") intUpdateCount = 0 

For i = 0 to colUpdates.Count - 1 
        intUpdateCount = intUpdateCount + 1 
        Set objUpdate = colUpdates.Item(i) 

This is part of a script from this post.

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