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Need to force install on WSUS client

I have a windows 2008 server as my WSUS server with XP clients. I have one xp computer that need 41 updates after imaging it. The computer has the updates downloaded but will not install until 5:00pm today per GPO. I need to get it updated ASAP. Can I get it to install on the computer with some type of command like wuauclt.exe . I don't want to change the GPO for just this computer.
Microsoft Legacy OSMicrosoft Server OSWindows Server 2008

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Venugopal N

8/22/2022 - Mon
Joseph Daly

You could move it to an OU without the WSUS policy applied and then just start the install manually.

Alternatively you could create a new GPO with the same settings as your regular WSUS gpo but an earlier start time assign that GPO to an OU and move the computer that OU.
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Venugopal N

You can use windows update agent..

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949104
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