IUpdateLockdown interface

Restricts access to methods and properties of objects that implements the method of this interface.


The IUpdateLockdown interface has these methods.

Method Description
IUpdateLockdown::LockDown Restricts access to the methods and properties of the object that implements this method.


The IUpdateLockdown interface is derived from IUnknown, not IDispatch. It cannot be accessed by using a script. This interface restricts access to the Windows Update website.

The following classes implement the IUpdateLockdown interface:

  • AutomaticUpdates
  • UpdateDownloader
  • UpdateInstaller
  • UpdateServiceManager
  • WebProxy


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