Force the SCCM Client and Software Center to Update using Configuration Manager

Tags SCCM DAP Update

Applies To

Windows 7, 8, and 10 Computers


To manually update the SCCM Software list, do the following:

SCCM Manual Configuration Manager Update.

  1. On a system that is running SCCM Software Center, it is sometime necessary to refresh the software available on the list. To do this follow the steps below.
  2. On the system that is running the SCCM Client, open the Control Panel. 
  3. Locate the Configuration Manager Icon and open by clicking on it.
  4. On the Configuration Manager Properties box, click on the ACTIONS tab.
  5. Click on Machine Policy Retrieval & Evaluation Cycle and click on "Run Now."
  6. Click on Application Deployment Evaluation Cycle and click on "Run Now."
  7. Click on Software Updates Deployment Evaluation Cycle and click on "Run Now."
  8. The software in Software Center (Start -> Microsoft -> System Center -> Software Center) should update shortly.  Pressing on F5 on the keyboard while in the Software Center window will refresh it.
  9. On the left navigation tab - click on Operating System and you should see the Operating System 'version' specified when you placed the Computer into the appropriate SCCM Security Group (in the DAP Group) in Active Directory.
  10. Click the Install button to begin the installation.


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