Windows 10: off-line update using .msu files

  1. Posts : 67
    Windows 10 Pro v1803 17134.191
       28 Oct 2017 #1

    off-line update using .msu files

    i downloaded a few .msu files so i can do an off-line update next time i install Windows 10. i created a batch file but when wusa.exe is called all i see is the help box as if its been run with the /?, /h or /help parameter. I hazard a guess its showing this as the program detects invalid parameters but i don't see what i am doing wrong..

    example line from my batch file:

    wusa "e:\win10_updates\windows10.0-kb4049179-x64_6f35b425361638eefcd611c73df9095d50e19f79.msu" /norestart
    i will add /quiet once i know its working!

    UPDATE: i already have the above update installed. will that make a difference?
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  2. Posts : 13,167
    Win 10 Pro-MX Linux 17.1 PClinuxOS Mate
       28 Oct 2017 #2

    All you need to do is open the KBXXXXXXXX and it will run and install.
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  3. Posts : 67
    Windows 10 Pro v1803 17134.191
    Thread Starter
       28 Oct 2017 #3

    yes i tried that and it does run and tells me its already installed but i want to run from a batch files as i have a group of updates to install in a particular order.
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  4. Posts : 67
    Windows 10 Pro v1803 17134.191
    Thread Starter
       28 Oct 2017 #4

    an example i've seen on the internet use the following as an example:

    wusa.exe D:\934307\Windows6.0-KB934307-x86.msu /quiet /norestart
    no difference to what i'm doing except from a .bat file.
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  5. Posts : 182
    Win 10 rs1 - build 14393.1944
       01 Nov 2017 #5

    You only need the latest (newest) cumulative update to install all previous updates, belonging to a related build!
    That is what the word "cumulative" means.

    About the Flash Player update, you show as an example, in your post 1 - that is a stand alone update, and you will always need
    the newest one for Flash Player. Why not just install them manually, one by one? Then you are sure things are don right.
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  6. Posts : 14,401
    Windows 10 Pro
       01 Nov 2017 #6

    biker66 said: View Post
    i downloaded a few .msu files so i can do an off-line update next time i install Windows 10.
    This is not helping you with your current issue, just a suggestion:

    Before your next install, update the Windows install media instead. This gives you a fresh, clean installed Windows which is up to date when first booted to desktop.

    Tutorial: PowerShell Scripting - Update Windows 10 USB install media Installation Upgrade Tutorials

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