Turn on recommended updates via Automatic Updates

Specifies whether Automatic Updates will deliver both important as well as recommended updates from the Windows Update update service.

When this policy is enabled, Automatic Updates will install recommended updates as well as important updates from Windows Update update service.

When disabled or not configured Automatic Updates will continue to deliver important updates if it is already configured to do so.


Supported on: At least Windows Vista through Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2 with most current service pack
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU
Value NameIncludeRecommendedUpdates
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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