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Access WindowsUpdate.log file from Computer Explorer tool for Windows 10/2016 and later OS

Access WindowsUpdate.log file from Computer Explorer tool for Windows 10/2016 and later OS

Since Window 10/Server 2016 Windows Update no longer writes to C:\Windows\WindowsUpdate.log file, this breaks the Computer Explorer tool within Patch Manager.  It would be good if Solarwinds could fix this in a future release.

Windows Update log files | Microsoft Docs

This is the error you receive when trying to get the WindowsUpdate.log file on Server 2016

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Product Manager
Product Manager

This is now working as part of the latest 2.1.7 release, which should be available on your Customer Portal. If you're still having issues after you upgrade let me know. Here's a Windows 10 client with 2.1.7 installed:

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Community Manager
Community Manager
Status changed to: Implemented