Friday, 26 February 2016

Why Windows 10 PCs are appearing as Windows Vista in WSUS server?

Or, Why Windows 10 Machines appearing as Windows Vista on WSUS Windows Server 2012 R2?

By-default WSUS do not displays the correct OS information for Windows 10 machines, this is a known issue.

For resolving this problem, you have to apply a hotfix on your WSUS server. Hotfix setup file should like "487296_intl_x64_zip" and when you will extract it, it would look like "Windows8.1-KB3095113-x64".

Note: Please reboot your server after applying the hotfix.

Hotfix can be found on:
WSUS Windows 10 Hotfix

Reference MS article:
Windows 10 appearing as Windows Vista

After applying the mentioned hotfix, Windows 10 machines will look like below:

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