Windows serviceWindows Update

Registry Name

wuauserv

Description

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 (WUA) API.

Default Status

Running

Default Startup Type

Manual (Trigger Start)

Executable File Path

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs -p

DLL File Path

C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuaueng.dll

Dependencies

The service depends on the following system components to function properly: System components that depend on this service to function properly:
  • None

Log On As

LocalSystem

Additional Information

None at this time