Announcing Update Health Tools

Published Jul 20 2021 08:05 AM 68K Views

Update Health Tools enable the Windows Update for Business deployment service feature for expediting Windows 10 security updates using Microsoft Endpoint Manager. Update Health Tools run a tiny component that receives the expedite command from the deployment service, enabling devices to start updating right away, faster than default or existing configured settings.

Update Health Tools are automatically deployed to devices connected to Windows Update. You can also manually deploy Update Health Tools, which is the purpose for today's post.

Before manually deploying Update Health Tools

First, if Update Health Tools have not been automatically deployed to your devices via Windows Update, please file a feedback item so we can understand why it was blocked and ensure that all eligible devices receive these important tools.

To log a feedback item, launch the Windows Feedback Hub from the Start menu or by pressing Windows + F. When asked to choose a category, select Install and Update then Downloading, installing, and configuring Windows Update.


When prompted to Add more details, ensure the checkbox to Include data about Downloading, installing, and configuring Windows Update (Default) is selected.


Manually deploying Update Health Tools

The package

The Update Health Tools package contains one Microsoft Installer each for Windows 10, versions 1809, 1909, 2004, 20H2, and 21H1. The package can be downloaded from the Microsoft Download Center.

System requirements

In order to use Update Health Tools, you will need Windows 10, version 1809, 1909, 2004, 20H2, or 21H1.

Installation instructions

  1. Select the files you would like to download, then select Next to start the download.
  2. Save the files to a folder of your choice.
  3. Use the instructions inside the Windows 10 app deployment by using Microsoft Intune document to deploy Windows 10 apps in Intune.

Related resources

For more details about using Microsoft Endpoint Manager to expedite updates, see Expedite Windows 10 quality updates in Microsoft Intune.


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‎Jul 27 2021 02:19 PM
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