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Right now, from fresh install it looks like WSUS downloads all available updates for the product I've selected (win 7). I don't have any nvidia stuff in my environment, is there a way to make wsus download only applicable updates/drivers to my environment? or do i have to do it manually?

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WSUS will not download an update unless it is needed by a client computer. Just because an update is approved doesn't mean that it's been downloaded. If it has actually been downloaded, then a computer on your network needs it.

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hmm weird i guess we can see who needs it through the console right? –  Alex Aug 7 '12 at 18:25
    
There is a very robust report generator in WSUS 3. Take advantage of it. –  MDMarra Aug 7 '12 at 22:26
    
Quick question. The all updates, is it all updates available from microsoft? or jsut all updates avialable on the wsus server? –  Alex Aug 8 '12 at 15:19
    
I have no idea what you're talking about. Can you be more clear and perhaps provide a relevant screenshot? –  MDMarra Aug 8 '12 at 15:29
    
In the WSUS console, on the left side under Update Services/ServerNAME/Updates, there is All Updates. All the updates in this Update View, are they all updates available from microsoft regardless of whatever computers need or are they all updates that any computer need? –  Alex Aug 8 '12 at 15:46
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