cannot find wuau adm template

im tryin to deploy WSUS through GPO. we have server 2008 R2, win XP and win 7 clients.

i downloaded the server 2008 r2 and win 7 administrative templates on our DC into the sysvol/sysvol/xxx/policies/policy definitions.

but i cannot find wuau.adm at all.   any suggestions?
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1. In Group Policy Object Editor, click either of the Administrative Templates nodes.

2. On the Action menu, click Add/Remove Templates.

3. Click Add.

4. In the Policy Templates dialog box, select Wuau.adm, and then click Open.

5. In the Add/Remove Templates dialog box, click Close.

quickslvrAuthor Commented:
guess what i did a long time ago?

theres no wuau.adm anywhere on the server
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quickslvrAuthor Commented:
i found it locally on my XP client.

would it work to import that one into the server?
Krzysztof PytkoSenior Active Directory EngineerCommented:
In Windows Server 2008/2008R2 you don't need to use wuau.adm
Just configure WSUS options in a GPO and link to the domain or OU with workstations/servers (depends on your requirements).

WUAU.ADM was required for local workstation only. When you installed WSUS in 2003 environment it was also available but now, it's not necessary.

Open GPMC console on your 2008R2 or Win 7 and go to this node to configure policies

Computer Configuration -> Policies -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Windows Update


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quickslvrAuthor Commented:
ok,i imported it anyway. but it works now-dont know if its becasue of that.

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