Add Windows Update to Control Panel Manually

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    Windows 10 64bit

    Add Windows Update to Control Panel Manually

    I figured out how to put Windows update in control panel without any secondary software. I used Brink's Add Group Policy to Control panel registry hack in the as a template.

    I modified to look like this.

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    @="Windows Update"
     "InfoTip"="Starts Windows Update (With Shortcut Key)"
    @="C:\\Windows\\System32\\imageres.dll, 74"
     @="control /name microsoft.WindowsUpdate"
    @="Add Windows Update to Control Panel"
    The only thing I can't figure out is where the default Windows update icon is. I created one for my system but.. I don't know who would like it. Just change imageres.dll to your icon file with the number or just change the ",74" to another icon in imageres.dll

     @="C:\\Windows\\System32\\imageres.dll, 74"
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