Unblock Windows Update for new CPUs on Windows 7 and 8.1 registry

This registry unblocks Windows Updates in Windows 7 and 8 (8.1) for newer CPUs like Ryzen and Kaby Lake.

Please note that it is an internal function used by Windows and may not work indefinitely.

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This is for 64-bit software. Only use this if you are using a 64-bit version of Windows.

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Posted 1 week ago

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

; Unblock Windows Update for new CPUs on Windows 7 and 8.1 registry
; Generated by RegFiles.net
; https://www.regfiles.net/registry/unblock-windows-update-for-new-cpus-on-windows-7-a-registry

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Test\Scan]
"ForceUnsupportedCPU"=DWORD:00000001

The reverse of this registry is generated automatically. If you have other apps or games by the same company or developer, this may also remove registry required for those, too. Please check the registry below before using it.
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

; Unblock Windows Update for new CPUs on Windows 7 and 8.1 registry
; Generated by RegFiles.net
; https://www.regfiles.net/registry/unblock-windows-update-for-new-cpus-on-windows-7-a-registry

[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Test\Scan]

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