IAutomaticUpdates::Resume method (wuapi.h)

[IAutomaticUpdates::Resume is no longer supported. Starting with Windows 10 calls to Resume always return S_OK, but do nothing.]

Restarts automatic updating if automatic updating is paused.


HRESULT Resume();

Return value

Returns S_OK if successful. Otherwise, returns a COM or Windows error code.

This method can also return the following error codes.

Return code Description
This method cannot be called from a remote computer.
The computer could not access the update site.
Automatic Updates is not enabled.
Automatic Updates is paused.
You cannot search for updates if the following conditions are true:


This method requires administrator permissions.

Callers should call Resume after calling the Pause method as soon as they no longer need to pause automatic updating.

This method returns WU_E_INVALID_OPERATION if the object that is implementing the interface has been locked down.

This method returns WU_E_AU_NOSERVICE if Automatic Updates is disabled, initializing, uninitializing, or not configured.


Minimum supported client Windows XP, Windows 2000 Professional with SP3 [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000 Server with SP3 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header wuapi.h
Library Wuguid.lib
DLL Wuapi.dll

See also