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How to Manually Install Download and Ready MS Updates from WSUS

We use WSUS 3.0 SP1 for MS patching.  I am trying to determine how I can manually force the detection and installation of approved updates for a computer.  Machines are scheduled through a GP to install updates every Saturday.  There are times when updates fail and we do not want to wait until the next Saturday to try again.

I've searched for a solution but am unable to find one that allows me to perform a manual installation of patches downloaded to a machine pending a scheduled installation.
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notacomputergeekCommented:
You should see a yellow shield in the lower right that will say "Updates are ready for your computer". Click on it and you have the choice of Express or Custom.

You can also do a manual Windows Update from the microsoft site. WSUS is also smart enough to know you already installed something and not want to do it again.
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Tsu_brOCommented:
Hi, what you want is really impossible, but you can get almost the same thing.
See, WSUS only work with altomatic updates, so you can't manually update from WSUS, instead, you can go to Computer Configuration, then Administrative Templates, Windows Components, and then Windows Update.
in details, twice-click on Configure Automatic Updates, check Enabled and select "Allow local admin to choose setting", This way you can mannually update the PCs if there was any error, but you'll have to do in each PC, i guess.
Other way is to change the time of the Automatic updates to 1 hour after the present time, then reboot the "master" PC. This way you'll only heve to wait 1 hour for the next update, But i don't know if you can change the exactly time of the update.
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