Uninstall Windows Updates
Custom PowerShell Script to uninstall Windows Updates.
wusa /uninstall /kb:5000802 /quiet /forcerestart
Note that this example is specific to KB 5000802; you will need to replace the Patch KB Number with the Patch KB Number of the Windows Update that you wish to uninstall.
1. Edit the script to replace the Patch KB Number (5000802 in the example above) with the Patch KB Number to be uninstalled.
2. Optional: Remove /forcerestart from the script to prevent an instant restart.
It's recommended that the /forcerestart remains in the script but it is not mandatory.
3. Save the script as a .ps1 file.
The table below outlines all the fields that need to be set when creating this custom script.
Please note this example URL is specific to KB 5000802; you will need to download and edit the script replacing the KB number and self-host if you haven't already done so (see Quick Guide to Self-Hosting Custom Scripts for further info).
Create a Custom Script
1. Select the Control Grid tab on the top menu bar.
2. Navigate to the Applications tab.
3. Click CUSTOM SCRIPT.
4. Select Create Custom Script.
5. Enter a Name for the script; Uninstall Windows Update KB 5000802 in this example; use any name you'd like to use.
Please note this example URL is specific to KB 5000802; you will need to download and edit the script replacing the Patch KB number, and self-host it if you haven't already done so.
7. Select the script type: Powershell.
8. Command Line: Leave blank.
9. Select the account to Run As; either System Account or Specified User Account.
10. Click SAVE TO GRID.
The script will now appear in the list of Custom Scripts. It will also be available to select from the Applications Control Grid View.
Search for the script in the grid using the search option. If your applications are grouped, you will see a column named Custom Scripts. Selecting the Custom Script header will display all the scripts that have been added to the grid.