Category Archives: Windows Updates

wuauclt replaced by usoclient

usoclient is the new Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 Windows Update orchestrator.  This client has replaced the legacy wuauclt command for previous operating systems.

Below are possible switches you can use with usoclient:

  • StartScan -Used To Start Scan
  • StartDownload -Used to Start Download of Patches
  • StartInstall -Used to Install Downloaded Patches
  • RefreshSettings -Refresh Settings if any changes were made
  • StartInteractiveScan -May ask for user input and/or open dialogues to show progress or report errors
  • RestartDevice -Restart device to finish installation of updates
  • ScanInstallWait -Combined Scan Download Install
  • ResumeUpdate -Resume Update Installation On Boot