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KB-11074: How to Run a Windows Update on an Elevated Desktop

Privilege Elevation Service ,  

28 September,18 at 01:35 AM

When the taskbar settings is invoked on an elevated desktop, the desktop reverts to the normal mode.  This is expected per KB-9527.  How can the Windows Update be run from an elevated desktop?

Windows Update can be run using Powershell commands.
1) Download the powershell module and put it in the path for PowerShell. 
     For example:
a) Download the from here
b) Unzip the package into c:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules
2) Start Powershell as Administrator
3) Set the execution policy to unrestricted
PS > set-executionpolicy unrestricted
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4) Import the powershell Module

PS> Import-Module PSWindowsUpdate

5) Get the Windows update as follows:

PS> Get-WindowsUpdate

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6) Install the Windows update as follows:

PS> Install-WindowsUpdate

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