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 There are some **BASH** scripts on the root of the AME installation drive that should be able to partially restore Windows Update functionality. There are some **BASH** scripts on the root of the AME installation drive that should be able to partially restore Windows Update functionality.
 Keep in mind that this guide was written with the intention that updates will be installed **offline**. Keep in mind that this guide was written with the intention that updates will be installed **offline**.
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 Prepare a USB stick with an [[http://releases.ubuntu.com/18.04.4/ubuntu-18.04.4-desktop-amd64.iso|Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop ISO]] and Download the **BASH** and **BATCH** scripts from here: https://git.ameliorated.info/malte/scripts/archive/1903.2020.03.27.zip Prepare a USB stick with an [[http://releases.ubuntu.com/18.04.4/ubuntu-18.04.4-desktop-amd64.iso|Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop ISO]] and Download the **BASH** and **BATCH** scripts from here: https://git.ameliorated.info/malte/scripts/archive/1903.2020.03.27.zip
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 ===== 2. Download update files ===== ===== 2. Download update files =====
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  Update Catalog Link:  Update Catalog Link:
  http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=KB4530684  http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=KB4530684
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 ===== 3. Extract updates ===== ===== 3. Extract updates =====
  
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  C:\> expand -F:* <.msu file> <destination>  C:\> expand -F:* <.msu file> <destination>
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 Remove the ethernet cable, or otherwise, disable internet access to your machine. Reboot to the Ubuntu USB stick. Remove the ethernet cable, or otherwise, disable internet access to your machine. Reboot to the Ubuntu USB stick.
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 ===== 5. (Temporarily) reverse amelioration in Linux ===== ===== 5. (Temporarily) reverse amelioration in Linux =====
  
 Once in Ubuntu, navigate to the ''restore.sh'' script on root of your Windows install drive and run it from terminal. This will restore the //removed files// in ''C:\AME_Backup'' to their original locations. Once in Ubuntu, navigate to the ''restore.sh'' script on root of your Windows install drive and run it from terminal. This will restore the //removed files// in ''C:\AME_Backup'' to their original locations.
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  dism /online /add-package /packagepath=<path to .cab>  dism /online /add-package /packagepath=<path to .cab>
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 Once you are back into Windows, run the ''amelioration_1903_[...].bat'' **BATCH** script and run the first option. There will likely be a lot of errors as most of the tasks have already been completed. Reboot when the script has completed to verify that everything is still working. Once you are back into Windows, run the ''amelioration_1903_[...].bat'' **BATCH** script and run the first option. There will likely be a lot of errors as most of the tasks have already been completed. Reboot when the script has completed to verify that everything is still working.
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 Note: Before you run the ameliorate **BASH** script, you may want to rename or move the original ''AME_Backup'' elsewhere so it doesn't get included in the search results again, it will likely only increase the directory depth by one folder, but it will increase the run time of the script. Note: Before you run the ameliorate **BASH** script, you may want to rename or move the original ''AME_Backup'' elsewhere so it doesn't get included in the search results again, it will likely only increase the directory depth by one folder, but it will increase the run time of the script.
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