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Microsoft has officially announced that Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 Service Pack 2 (SP2) users will no longer be able to synchronize and download updates starting on October 31, 2021.

While this may be a surprise to some, the writing has been on the wall since early 2020 when extended … Read More

As we all know, the Windows operating system releases updates to help protect your system from security issues fairly regularly. Occasionally though, you may run into unexpected errors when trying to download a Windows 10 update using your Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). One of the WSUS errors that users … Read More

I’m sorry…. You CAN’T import the .NET 3.5 Framework, RSAT tools, or other Optional Components into WSUS. Microsoft does not allow you to do this specifically for distributing these components through WSUS. Don’t worry, there IS a way to make your life easier – it unfortunately just does not use … Read More

Here at AJ Tek, we like to keep our customers in the know when it comes to major changes to not only our WSUS Automated Maintenance (WAM) software, but the WSUS and Windows world in general! One such major announcement that we want to focus on is that Adobe, a … Read More

Sometimes your computers are to blame for WSUS crashing, more specifically, that extra data that is reported back to WSUS with regards to the hardware details of the computer. In all instances that I’ve seen of this extra data, the BIOS version data is the culprit for crashing the WSUS … Read More

Recently, Microsoft officially changed how they would be delivering updates to certain parts of Windows 10 and Windows Server that receive and install Windows Update files. This new method of bundled Windows updates is said to eliminate confusion and totally streamline the OS’s regular refreshes.

Before this change, Microsoft released all … Read More

What is wuauclt.exe?

It stands for Windows Update Automatic Update CLienT

There are many switches through the years that have been found, and with the help of Strings (Sysinternals), on a current version of Windows 10, you can see that the only ones listed are:

/UpdateDeploymentProvider
/IdleShutdownNow
/ResetEulas
/ResetAuthorization
/RunHandlerComServer
/ReportNow

On older systems (Windows 8.1 and earlier, Server … Read More

Licensed WSUS Automated Maintenance (WAM) users get to enjoy numerous benefits after installing our groundbreaking software. Whether it be creating more free time to do other tasks outside of maintaining their WSUS, or freeing up hundreds of gigabytes worth of space on their servers, here are just a few of … Read More

We’re constantly evolving our software to ensure it stays up to date and is providing the best experience for our users. We are happy to announce that the newest version of WAM is now available to all active licensed users!

What can you expect in the latest version?

Feature: Add-Notice – … Read More

Windows 10 Spring and Fall Updates
Microsoft has had a track record since 2017 of releasing 2 versions of Windows 10 every year – one in the spring, one in the fall. These have been feature-rich versions that have an 18 month servicing plan for security and functionality updates (30 months … Read More