This action can turn on Windows Update, disable Windows Update or configure automatic updates without manually tweaking Windows Update registry settings or running PowerShell to enable Windows Update. It is also useful when configure automatic updates with GPO is not working properly on certain systems or when you need to temporarily turn off Windows Update and then revert it back.
Windows Update is a free Microsoft service that automates installation of updates, including service packs or patches for the Windows OS and other Microsoft software (e.g. Microsoft Office). It is a security best practice to configure automatic updates to automatically download and install updates on all systems.
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