Re-prompt for restart with scheduled installations

Specifies the amount of time for Automatic Updates to wait before prompting again with a scheduled restart.

If the status is set to Enabled, a scheduled restart will occur the specified number of minutes after the previous prompt for restart was postponed.

If the status is set to Disabled or Not Configured, the default interval is 10 minutes.

Note: This policy applies only when Automatic Updates is configured to perform scheduled installations of updates. If the "Configure Automatic Updates" policy is disabled, this policy has no effect. This policy has no effect on Windows RT

Supported on: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP SP1 , Windows 2000 SP4, Windows 2000 SP3

Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU
Value NameRebootRelaunchTimeoutEnabled
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

Wait the following period before

prompting again with a scheduled

restart (minutes):

Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU
Value NameRebootRelaunchTimeout
Default Value10
Min Value1
Max Value1440


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