Intune Proactive Remediation of how to set Visual Studio to Auto Update


Go figure they just released an Intune update ( 2305 ) to do this natively !

Configure Visual Studio Install And Update Settings Using Intune HTMD Blog (

#Function to Check Registry Value 

Function Test-RegistryValue ($regkey, $name, $value) {
     if ((Get-ItemProperty -Path $regkey -Name $name -ErrorAction Ignore).$name -eq $value) {
     } else {

#Is Visual Studio Installed?

if (Test-Path 'HKLM:\\SOFTWARE\\WOW6432Node\\Microsoft\\VisualStudio\Setup'){

#check Update Settings
if (Test-RegistryValue 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\VisualStudio' 'AdministratorUpdatesEnabled' '2'){ Exit 0}else{ Exit 1}

{  Exit 0 }
#fix Code

#Is Visual Studio Installed?

if (Test-Path 'HKLM:\\SOFTWARE\\WOW6432Node\\Microsoft\\VisualStudio\Setup'){

New-ItemProperty -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\VisualStudio\Setup" -Name "AdministratorUpdatesEnabled" -Value 2 -PropertyType DWORD -Force 
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\VisualStudio\Setup" -Name "AdministratorUpdatesOptOut" -Value 0 -PropertyType DWORD -Force 
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKLM:\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU" -Name "AllowMUUpdateService" -Value 1 -PropertyType DWORD -Force 


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