December 20, 2018

How to Install Windows Updates from Windows 10 Command Line

How to Install Windows Updates from Windows 10 Command Line

There are 2 methods can be used to run Windows Update from Command Line on Windows 10.

1.Windows Powershell.
2.Command Prompt.

1. Install Windows Update using Windows Powershell

Running Windows Updates on Windows Powershell will require you to manually Install the Windows Update module, Get Windows Updates downloaded and Install Windows Updates.

To do this, open Windows Powershell by typing Powershell in the Cortana search box and run it with Administrator level privileges. 

And then type command below to install the Windows Update

Install-Module PSWindowsUpdate

Now, type this command to connect to the Windows Update servers

Get-WindowsUpdate

Finally, type in to install Windows Updates to your Computer

Install-WindowsUpdate

2. Install Windows Update using Command Prompt

Type Command Prompt by searching for cmd in the Windows 10 search box and run it with Administrator level privileges. Click on Yes for the UAC Prompt that you get. Now type in the following commands and hit the Enter key from the keyboard in order to perform the operations,


Start checking for updates:

UsoClient StartScan

Start downloading Updates:

UsoClient StartDownload

Start installing the downloaded updates:

UsoClient StartInstall

Restart your device after installing the updates:

UsoClient RestartDevice

Check, Download and Install Updates:

UsoClient ScanInstallWait

Done, now you can try it on your Windows 10.

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