Great utility, and glad you've had a well deserved recent uptick in downloads too!
I came across this article last week:
Make Windows 8 Display a Desktop Notification for Updates
by Brian Burgess on JANUARY 16, 2013
which got me to thinking of using the utility just to get Windows Defender definitions updated more frequently, which I tested and blogged about, largely for Windows 8 client machines that are backed up daily by Windows Server 2012 Essentials, described and
demonstrated (with video) here:
Using ‘Windows Update Notifier’ to automatically download and install Windows 8 Defender definition updates more frequently
For ideas for possible future releases, I'm wondering:
1) could there be a stealth mode, avoiding any popups or warnings, allowing me to use Windows Update Notifier just to bump up definition updates? I realize there may be other methods, such as Task Scheduler method outlined here:
but your UI is so much handier, and superfast to configure and install.
2) is full Windows 7 compatibility being considered?
Right now, WUN will trigger all regular Windows Updates automatically, but it ignores the definition updates. Of course, the likely reason is that it’s clearly designed to handle KB2267602, the definitions for Windows Defender that comes with Windows 8. On
Windows 7, the definitions are KB2310138, for the free to download Microsoft Security Essentials.