wuauclt.exe /DetectNow

That’s the command to make trigger Windows Update without wading through Microsoft’s update site. Useful when running the laptop that might not be on when the update is scheduled.

Start Button > Run > wuauclt.exe /DetectNow

This blog is in danger of becoming my scratch pad.

2 Responses to “wuauclt.exe /DetectNow”

  1. lizzie says:

    Scratch pad away!

  2. Robert says:

    Didn’t work, nothing happened. Was trying to get Win 7 updates to
    INSTALL (24 of them). I’m really ticked.

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