WU Service Availability

Updated: December 13, 2007

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Windows Update enables the detection, download, and installation of updates for Windows and other programs. If this service is disabled, users of this computer will not be able to use Windows Update or its automatic updating feature, and programs will not be able to use the Windows Update Agent API.

Events

Event ID Source Message

27

Microsoft-Windows-WindowsUpdateClient

Automatic Updates is now paused.

28

Microsoft-Windows-WindowsUpdateClient

Automatic Updates is now resumed.

38

Microsoft-Windows-WindowsUpdateClient

Windows Update received a service stop request.

39

Microsoft-Windows-WindowsUpdateClient

Windows Update received a service shutdown request.

Related Management Information

Windows Update Agent

Windows Update

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