It will create a bootable USB using MS-DOS or Free DOS depending on your preference.
– 5 = Automatic Updates is required and users can configure it.
Sconfig is basically a simple batch script, which is sufficient for configuration tasks such as update settings.
Windows always looks at registry keys located in the following hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Update\AU Typically there is a key named ‘AUOptions’ with a value in the range 2-5, and have the following meaning: – 2 = Notify before download.
– 3 = Automatically download and notify of installation.
In the sconfig prompt you can select options ‘5’ to enter the update settings configuration and then choose: A – Automatically scan, download and install updates. D – Automatically scan, download updates M – Never check for updates, trigger manually.
Open a command prompt with administrative permissions and run SCONFIG from there.You can always use the trusted GPO’s in an Active Directory domain environment.The settings are located under ‘Local Computer Policy Windows Update’. More info on managing update polices with GPO’s here: https://technet.microsoft.com/nl-nl/library/cc720539(v=ws.10)When you set the update settings to “Automatically download and schedule installation” it could be that you also want to decide yourself which day/time it should update.– 4 = Automatically download and schedule installation.Only valid if values exist for Scheduled Install Day and Scheduled Install Time.Take the BIOS update you downloaded from the manufacturer’s website and place it on the USB stick.