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Trying to run Windows Update on a new Windows 2008 R2 Standard x64 server. Server does have an evaluation copy of SQL Server 2008 R2 x64 running until the license comes in. The Windows Update screen comes up and I click on Download Updates. I then get the bar scrolling across the screen and it says Downloading Updates but the counts never increase (0 KB total, 0% complete). I've tried several things found via Google to resolve this but so far nothing has worked. Trying to find a solution rather than reinstall Windows.

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do you use an internal wsus server or not? –  tony roth Aug 2 '10 at 14:48
can we get some details on which you tried, like clearing proxies and such? –  jer.salamon Aug 2 '10 at 14:48
Are you using a proxy? Should you be using one? –  Massimo Aug 2 '10 at 14:50

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