How to Get System Center Updates Publisher / SCUP in Windows 10

System Center Updates Publisher / SCUP in Windows 10 is an amazing and independent tool developed by Microsoft. It enables the independent Software Vendors moreover line-of-business application developers in managing custom updates accordingly. In addition, its users can handle custom updates having dependencies, drivers as well as update bundles. We are here to show you how you can get in beforehand easily.

Purpose Served by SCUP in Windows 10:

System Center Updates Publisher / SCUP in Windows 10 is an important tool participates actively in following services:

• Exporting of updates to an external catalog.

• Modifying update definitions that includes applicability.

• Publishing updates to an update server.

• Importing of updates from non-Microsoft catalogs commonly known as external catalogs.

• Deploys metadata.

How to Get System Center Updates Publisher / SCUP in Windows 10

SCUP preview provides necessary help for Windows 10 as well as for Windows server 2016 also. If you are well familiar with SCUP 2011, it’s quite easier for you to use this tool. However, you can effortlessly get this using following process:

Step-1: Launch the web browser from your Windows and visit System Center Updates Publisher link.

Step-2: Once the page comes into view, click the Download button under the heading “System Center Updates Publisher”.

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Step-3: Upon successful downloading of the tool, go to the Downloads folder. Here, double-click the file UpdatesPublisher.msi in your Windows.

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Note – Before you start proceeding for downloading the tool, ensure that your computer is fully compatible with the minimum requirement of this tool.

Step-4: Click Run button when “Open File Security Warning” dialog shows up on the screen. Keep clicking on Next to install the tool.

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Note – The installer will create a folder in following path location to run the tool:

<path>\Program Files\Microsoft\UpdatesPublisher

You can also move the folder and its contents in a new location now and run UpdatesPublisher.exe from the “UpdatesPublisher” folder.

Step-5: Finally, configure the options for System Center Updates Publisher.

Configuring is necessary before starting to use the features. On the contrary, if you want to use the default settings only without going for deploying updates to an update server managed devices, you can straightway move for “creating software updates”, managing “software update catalogs” as well as create “update catalogs” for own self.

Minimum requirements for getting System Center Updates Publisher / SCUP in Windows 10:

As discussed before, your device must comply with minimum system requirements for downloading the SCUP in Windows 10. These are as following:

Operating systemsWindows Server 2016 (Standard, Datacenter)
Windows Server 2012 R2 (Standard, Datacenter)
Windows 10 (Pro, Education, Pro Education, Enterprise)
Windows 8.1 (Professional, Enterprise)
Bit64-Bit editions
Minimum cumulative updateNo
Service pack requirementsNo
PermissionsMost operationslocal user
InstallationLocal admin
Publishing, operations involving WSUSMember of WSUS Administrators group on the WSUS Server.

 

Tip: See System Requirements for Windows 10 Spring Creators Update Version 1803.

Language Support

The default system language for System Center Updates Publisher is English. Fortunately, it also supports a wide range of languages for publishing an update. For instance, if you create an update in a computer whose local language is set to ‘English’, you will see the update in English only. While exporting it to another device of another language (e.g. Spanish), you will see the title and description in Spanish too.

Besides, if you want to publish a software update, you can specify the language of a binary file for that specific one. No issues if the binary language is natural too. Following table of supported language is for publishing:

Language for Publishing

    Arabic    GermanRussian
    Chinese (Hong Kong S.A.R.)    Greek    Spanish
    Chinese (Traditional)    Hebrew    Swedish
    Chinese (Simplified)    Hungarian    Turkish
    Czech    Finnish    Korean
    Danish    French    Norwegian
    Dutch    Italian    Polish
    English    Japanese    Portuguese

Once the Update is exported, the below-given table of languages is supported for showing the title moreover description.

Language for Software updates Title and Description

 Chinese (Traditional)Japanese
 Chinese (Simplified)Korean
 EnglishPortuguese (Brazil)
 FrenchRussian
 GermanSpanish
 Italian 

That’s all about the SCUP in Windows 10 and the 2-minute process to get this amazing tool in your Windows. Don’t waste any more time, enlighten your business with System Center Updates Publisher.

   
 
 
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Love to play with Windows 10. Suggestion - Going for Registry change or system files edit then remember to take a backup or create a restore point before Starting.

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