Module with DSC Resources for Windows Update

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See the version list below for details.

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Install-Module -Name xWindowsUpdate -RequiredVersion

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DesiredStateConfiguration DSC DSCResourceKit DSCResource


xHotfix xMicrosoftUpdate xWindowsUpdateAgent


This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

* Converted appveyor.yml to install Pester from PSGallery instead of from
* Fixed PSScriptAnalyzer issues.
* Fixed common test breaks (markdown style, and example style).
* Added CodeCov.io reporting
* Deprecated xMicrosoftUpdate as it"s functionality is replaced by xWindowsUpdateAgent

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
3.0.0-previe... 662 3/21/2020 321,807 4/3/2019 6,430,823 7/12/2017 (current version) 17,953 3/8/2017 18,703 5/18/2016 906 3/31/2016 699 2/3/2016 3,022 9/11/2015 372 7/24/2015
2.0.0 362 4/24/2015
1.0 964 6/7/2014