Event ID 40 — WUA Update Detection

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

The Windows Update Agent Update Detection is designed to check for updates and install them on a daily basis. Windows Update Agent can be configured to detect and install updates automatically or can be set to detect updates and manually install them.

Windows Update Agent detects updates every day at user configured scheduled time or at 3:00 A.M. by default and installs them if Automatic Updates is turned on.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 40
Source: Microsoft-Windows-WindowsUpdateClient
Version: 6.1
Message: An update was detected.


This is a normal condition. No further action is required.

WUA Update Detection

Windows Update