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IAutomaticUpdates::ShowSettingsDialog method

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

Displays a dialog box that contains settings for Automatic Updates.

Syntax


HRESULT ShowSettingsDialog();

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_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

A call to ShowSettingsDialog fails if the calling user is not logged on or does not have a desktop. A caller can also programmatically modify Automatic Updates settings by using the Settings property.

The settings in the dialog box are read-only if the caller has insufficient security permissions or if the settings are enforced by a domain administrator who is using Group Policy settings.

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

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP, Windows 2000 Professional with SP3 [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000 Server with SP3 [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.Settings

 

 

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