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Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all.

Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all.

In our last tutorial we installed WSUS and we joined a new Windows 10 laptop to our server but we found that this laptop shows up in the WSUS manager as a Vista client and not as the expected Windows 10. We have to update a table in the WSUS database and correct our GPO with a new WMI filter that will work with Windows 10.

Per 14-10-2015 this issue is fixed by installing a hotfix on the server running WSUS https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3095113
  1. Open WSUS Manager to have a look at what I mean.
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  2. Easiest way to fix this is to download and install SQL Management Studio 2014 Express from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=42299 and run a script. Click Download.
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  3. Choose the 64bit version because the server is x64 and we only need Management Studio. Click Next.
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  4. Click Save.
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  5. Click Run
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  6. Click Yes
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  7. Click OK.
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  8. Click ‘New SQL Server stand-alone installation or add features to an existing installation’.
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  9. Click Next
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  10. Check Management Tools and click Next
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  11. Setup is complete, click Close.
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  12. If you are logged in as the admin you created when you initially installed the server you will find that you cannot connect to the WID with those credentials.
     
    You need to enable the build in ‘administrator’ account for this. This is done from ADUC. Log out with your ‘normal’ admin account and login with the ‘administrator’ account.
    Once that is done start SQL Server 2012 Studio Management. Click Connect.
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  13. There is the SUSDB and we are going to have a look in the tables because there is solution to our problem.
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  14. We need to change tbComputerTargetDetail.
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  15. In order to do that we need to run a query. Click New Query and type:
    UPDATE  [SUSDB].[dbo].[tbComputerTargetDetail]
    SET     [OSDescription] = 'Windows 10'
    WHERE   [OSMajorVersion] = '10'
            AND [OSMinorVersion] = '0'
            AND [OldProductType] = '1'
            AND ( [OSDescription] <> 'Windows 10'
                  OR [OSDescription] IS NULL
                )

    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
    and click Execute. Now you should see (1 row(s) affected)
     
  16. Now we need to restart WSUS Service.
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  17. Now if we go back to the WSUS Manager we see that our Windows 10 Workstation reports as a Windows 10 PC and no longer as a Vista client. But there is more to this. If you look at the below screenshot you see that our Windows 10 is listed as a Windows 10 client in the ‘All Computers’ hive but if we look in the Clients hive it does not show up.
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  18. It does show my other PC which is a Windows 8.1 laptop but no Windows 10.
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  19. The answer to this problem can be found on the Windows 10 laptop by running gpresult /r. We will see that the RSOP shows that the Contoso WSUS Client Settings GPO was filtered out because of the WMI filter that we used. That WMI filter was created when we applied Group Policies from our Dashboard and those WMI settings don’t know about Windows 10 because it did not exist. Bottom line is that we are going to make our own WSUS WMI filters and apply those to our WSUS GPO’s
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  20. On the server choose Group Policy Management from the Tools menu in Server Manager. Right click WMI Filters and choose to create a new WMI filter with the name WSUS Clients Group Policy WMI Filter and set it to [select * from Win32_OperatingSystem where ProductType = "1"]. That basically says look for all Operating Systems but make sure they are only Client Operating Systems. This way WSUS will work with all old and new Client Operating Systems.
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  21. Now we need to change the WMI filter for the WSUS Client Settings GPO to our newly created WSUS Clients Group Policy WMI Filter.
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  22. On the Windows 10 PC open an elevated command prompt and type gpupdate /force to update the Group Policy processing. The result look good. Just to be sure I reboot the Windows 10 laptop and run wuauclt /reportnow.
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all
  23. Just a quick check at the WSUS Manager on the server and bingo. Live is good!
    Windows 10 showing as Vista in WSUS and not updating at all

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