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IAutomaticUpdates::Pause method

[IAutomaticUpdates::Pause is no longer supported. Starting with Windows 10 Insider Preview calls to Pause always return S_OK, but do nothing.]

Pauses automatic updates.

Syntax


HRESULT Pause();

Parameters

This method has no parameters.

Return value

Returns S_OK if successful. Otherwise, returns a COM or Windows error code.

This method can also return the following error codes.

Return codeDescription
E_ACCESSDENIED

This method cannot be called from a remote computer.

WU_E_INVALID_OPERATION

The computer could not access the update site.

WU_E_AU_NOSERVICE

Automatic Updates is not enabled.

WU_E_AU_PAUSED

Automatic Updates is paused.

WU_E_LEGACYSERVER

You cannot search for updates if the following conditions are true:

 

Remarks

This method requires administrator permissions.

Automatic Updates can be paused for only eight hours. This limit varies in different binary versions. Callers should call the Resume method after calling Pause as soon as they no longer need to pause automatic updating.

This method returns WU_E_INVALID_OPERATION if the object that is implementing the interface is locked down.

This method returns WU_E_AU_NOSERVICE if Automatic Updates is disabled, initializing, uninitializing, or not configured.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]

End of client support

Windows 10 Insider Preview

End of server support

Windows Server Technical Preview

Header

Wuapi.h

IDL

Wuapi.idl

Library

Wuguid.lib

DLL

Wuapi.dll

See also

IAutomaticUpdates
IAutomaticUpdates.Resume

 

 

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