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WSUS performance for unneeded updates

We have a WSUS server serving around 300 PC's and a couple of dozen servers and a discussion came up at work as to what products to include. We have a single SQL 2005 instance on one of the servers ...
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4answers
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how often should I install updates on Windows 2008 R2 server?

I'm wondering how often you would recommend installing updates on Windows 2008 R2 servers? We got two productions servers, one databaseserver running MS SQL and one webserver running IIS 7.0. Would ...
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Managing laptops and desktops in the organization and pushing windows updates to them

Here are a couple of things we are trying to achieve. Our staff currently uses a bunch of desktops and laptops. Around 30-50 of the staff, most of them are laptops (mix of HP and Lenovo). Most using ...
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1answer
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Is it possible that update (KB948465 - SP2 for Windows Server 2008) for DC could cause network problems?

I'm not an administrator but software developer so pardon me if this question sound silly. We have a client that having massive network problems that causes XP machines to timeout and break network ...
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1answer
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Do WSUS Reports Included Updates Awaiting Approval?

If I create a WSUS report as follows: Type: Summary Classifications: Critical, Security, Service Packs Products: Any Groups: Foo Status: Needed Will it include updates that have been synchronized ...
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2answers
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How do I update Windows Server 2008 R2 Core and verify it?

How do I proceed to update a Server 2008 R2 Core? And to verify that it is up to date?
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3answers
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Windows Update Fails (Windows Server 2008 x64)

A critical security update came out a while ago, that I have been unable to install. I've spent the better part of today trying to figure this one out and I'm stumped. I've tried using the automatic ...
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2answers
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Windows 2008 server - mass uninstallation

I deployed recently an update for IE6 to IE7 and learned the hard way that some webtools that we're using aren't compatible. Is there a server-side way to do a mass uninstall of IE7 and its updates? ...
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8answers
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How do I remove Windows Update uninstall files on Windows Server 2008?

I'm running Windows Server 2008 Standard running in VMware. It has 2 disks: system disk: 16 GB data disk: 500 MB I installed Visual Studio 2008 SP1 + MSDN and some small tools and ...
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2answers
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Server 2008 stuck in update-configure-fail-restart loop

I have a Windows 2008 Standard server, fresh install, fully patched with no roles installed. This morning I went and installed the following roles: AD Certificates Terminal Services IIS When the ...
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2answers
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Stopping Java from showing Update notice to all terminalserver users

on our terminal server all users have minimal (i.e. default) permissions. None are local administrators on that machine. Still Java Runtime displays message to every user that an update is available. ...