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Use PowerShell to Show Update Messages from a Specific App

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to display Windows Update messages from specific apps in Windows 8. (image)  Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to find out how often I am getting Windows Update messages for various apps in Windows 8. It seems like I am having to update things quite often, but I ...

Use PowerShell to Find Windows 8 Modern App Updates

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to find information about Windows 8 Modern App updates. (image)  Hey, Scripting Guy! I love my Windows 8 laptop, and I also love my Windows RT Surface. One of the things that is a bit annoying is that it seems every time I turn on the computer, or ...