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Can't access WSUS logs in Windows 10 with VSE8.8p6 installed

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I'm trialing Windows 10 Pro, I have done a clean install of Windows 10, Agent and VSE. When I try to access WSUS logs via Powershell I get an error relating to Windows Defender. I'm assuming that VSE disabled Defender.

PS C:\Users\nxg0> Get-WindowsUpdateLog

Copy-Item : Cannot find path 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Defender\SymSrv.dll' because it does not exist.

At C:\windows\system32\windowspowershell\v1.0\Modules\WindowsUpdate\WindowsUpdateLog.psm1:56 char:5

+     Copy-Item -Path $SYMSRV_DLL_PATH -Destination $WORKDIR -Force -Er ...

+     ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    + CategoryInfo          : ObjectNotFound: (C:\Program File...nder\SymSrv.dllSmiley Frustratedtring) [Copy-Item], ItemNotFoundExce

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    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : PathNotFound,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.CopyItemCommand

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n00ne
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Re: Can't access WSUS logs in Windows 10 with VSE8.8p6 installed

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Please use the 64-Bit Powershell Version (Windows Powershell) and not the 32-Bit Version "Windows Powershell (x86)"

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n00ne
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Re: Can't access WSUS logs in Windows 10 with VSE8.8p6 installed

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Please use the 64-Bit Powershell Version (Windows Powershell) and not the 32-Bit Version "Windows Powershell (x86)"

Re: Can't access WSUS logs in Windows 10 with VSE8.8p6 installed

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Thanks that did the trick.