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How to find which user ran the Windows Update in Windows 2003 server

Recently a Windows Update was done on one of our Windows 2003 production servers and we don't know which user ran the update. Is possible to identify who ran the update in event viewer or somewhere ...
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Server 2003 Unable to run windows update error 0x80190194

I just installed server 2003 and i am trying to run windows update. when it starts to check for updates i immediately get this error 0x80190194. I have done some research on it and found two links ...
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Truobles with Windows Update Domain Policy on Windows Server 2003

I got a problem with Windows Update Domain Policy. The Domain Policy is configured with automatic automatic download of updates, but dont installation (Option 3). Everytime i check the policy and ...
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WARNING: LoadLibrary failed for srclient.dll with hr:8007007e

I have the following error message on my windows 2003 server x86: WARNING: LoadLibrary failed for srclient.dll with hr:8007007e in the windowsupdate.log while I am trying to install the WSUS sp2. I ...
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3answers
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Can I download windows updates automatically during the night?

I would like to download the windows 2003/8 updates during the night. Is it possible ? But How ?
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1answer
285 views

How to check WSUS server updates downloaded size?

How can I check the updates size which were downloaded in WSUS? For example I need to check the updates size downloaded of April 9, 2013 for new 26 updates. And how can I locale the new updates on ...
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1answer
473 views

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 SP2 not installing successfully on SBS 2003 SP2

I recently installed WSUS 3.0 SP2 on a Small Business Server 2003 SP2 (x86) server. Following the installation, the WSUS Server Configuration Wizard is supposed to run automatically. Instead, the ...
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101 views

hyper-v server 2003 instance using internet connection sharing disconnects remote desktop to hyper-v host

I have a windows server 2003 R2 instance running in a hyper-v instance on windows 8. I have setup an internal switch that uses internet connection sharing to get out to the internet. It works fine ...
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2answers
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Windows Server 2003 - Delayed updates, failure to reboot

I'm experiencing some issues with a legacy Windows Server 2003 Std SP2 machine. Behaviour: Windows Updates are being automatically applied, but failing to finish, due to one or multiple updates not ...
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3answers
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Windows update keeps doing the same updates

I have searched relentlessly for a solution to my problem, but to no good end. I have a server which is having problems (almost) every night and the IT guy does not seem to be able to determine why ...
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1answer
192 views

Setting a non-default downloads location for Windows updates

Windows Server 2003 originally was setup with C: having a limited partition size. Is there a simple way to change where updates download to, so C: is not used at all? Actually I would like to extend ...
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1answer
573 views

Does the event log get an entry when automatic updates are turned off on Windows Server 2003

In the event log we see automatic updates installing and rebooting the server. We thought we turned off automatic udpates prior to the last update/reboot events. When you turn off automatic updates, ...
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395 views

How do you reboot Windows Server 2003 and be sure it does NOT install any updates

We need to reboot a win 2003 standard server with the least amount of down time possible. What steps do you take to ensure no windows updates will be applied durring the reboot?
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How do you reboot Windows Server 2003 and be sure it does NOT install any updates [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you reboot Windows Server 2003 and be sure it does NOT install any updates We need to reboot a win 2003 standard server with the least amount of down time ...
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1answer
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Windows 2003 Std HTTP issues (also affects windows updates)

I have 3 Windows 2003 servers in a domain. Server 1 is running the AD and VPN roles. Server 2 is running Exchange 2003. Server 3 is running some third party network apps and was supposed to be running ...
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2answers
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Issues with patching servers remotely using winrm and Microsoft.Update.Session

I have a network with windows 2003, 2008 and 2008r2 servers. I have a powershell script that I wrote to patch a local machine using the "Microsoft.Update" com objects. (Similar to Windows Update ...
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install updates without shut down

Using Windows 2003 I'm connecting to a remote computer - I can restart it but I dont want to shut it down. (as i can't turn it back on) There are pending windows updates. What I want to do is ...
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2answers
134 views

Windows Updates causes server to crash

The last two times I've installed Windows Updates (security patches only) on our W2K03 file/print server, upon reboot, it has resulted in the OS crashing at the point where during logon the status ...
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1answer
62 views

Windows update to notify?

I have changed the windows update option to notify on my win2003 datacenter edition as I don't want it downloading anything while the server is running but to notify me so I can schedule the best time ...
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1answer
65 views

Older windows server update with a safety net

I inherited a network with several servers running Windows Server 2003. They have not been updated for several years because my predecessor was concerned that updating Windows Server 2003 might ...
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1answer
89 views

How to specify updates in WSUS

I have WSUS on Windows server 2003 64 bit. I want to specify updates for my clients, for example some PCs I don't want them to update to Internet explore 8 and WSUS has downloaded and updated by ...
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165 views

windows server reboots automatically after scheduled updates

I have 5 different asp.net applications running on windows server 2003. The server reboots automatically after installing scheduled updates from Microsoft. I'm a developer and have admin rights on ...
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2answers
1k views

Check windows updates on windows 2003 server with a server operator account

On Windows 2003 Server: I know that for installing security windows updates you need an administrator account, but, exist any way to check for updates with an server operator account (or another ...
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1answer
171 views

How to synchronize Windows 2003 updates from Production > Test server?

We are using a Virtual Private Server to host our production Windows Server 2003 R2 web server. The hosting provider automatically installs the Windows patches (updates) on their own schedule. We ...
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2answers
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Why does my server restart after Remote Desktop logoff?

Ok, we have a web server that we remote desktop into from a Windows XP Pro box. The server is Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition, Service Pack 2. When we log into the server after a windows ...
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2answers
495 views

Remote Desktop Issues

After I ran some windows updates (remotely, using terminal services) and hit restart, I couldn't connect to the remote server via RDP, my client program just says it can't connect. I know the server ...
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2answers
151 views

Scripting Windows Service Pack installation

I am evaluating the LabTech managed service provider software, which among other things can install windows updates. Most updates are installed correctly, but some, such as installing SP2 on Win ...
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3answers
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Find Installation Date of Windows Updates

Is it possible to find the date when windows updates were installed on windows server 2003? If I go to the controlpanel->install/uninstall programs and check the "Show Updates" checkbox it will show ...
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2answers
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How to manually run Windows Update for Windows 2003?

I'd like to manually run windows update without accessing the windows update web site. Could you give me a hand? Thanks!
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1answer
171 views

windows 2003 - Can a server operator install windows update packages?

If not, do you know witch permissions have to been granted for that? thanks!
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1answer
377 views

Group Policy to have different groups using different Windows update Source

I am trying to set up a group policy (Under Windows Server 2003) so that staff computers will point to a WSUS server for Windows update, while computers in another group (IT & Test group) will ...
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2answers
211 views

Any way to identify what user account launched Windows Update?

I'm doing some forensics to try to figure out which noob updated and rebooted a critical server at the most inopportune moment. Is there any way to determine the user account that launched Windows ...
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1answer
797 views

Script to do Windows Update on windows server 2003

Is there any batch script or command line command that can do Windows Update automatically on multiple remote servers (maybe via psexec)? Not prefer using a VB script, but if there's one available, ...
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2answers
597 views

Does a Required Restart for Windows Update log an event? If so what is the source/id?

Does anyone happen to know if a required restart in order to apply Windows Updates creates a entry in the event log? If so which log is it under, and what is the source/id? I have a legacy system ...
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6answers
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windows update fails with error code 0x8024200E on Windows 2003 server

I am able to automatically download updates on my Windows 2003 server machine but installation always fails for all the updates with the error code 0x8024200E. However, they work fine, if I download ...
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599 views

Why does December 8th, 2009 Patch Tuesday Kill IIS in Windows Server 2003?

We installed the updates from Microsoft on our test server (minus the one that is struck through - IE8 isn't installed, and the IE patch didn't seem to get installed) and upon reboot, none of the IIS ...
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1answer
759 views

Windows server 2003 R2 cumulative updates

I have to install new servers(3) with Win Server 2003 R2 as OS. Is there some way to install all needed updates at once, because I don`t want to download all updates from Microsoft Update and wait for ...
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3answers
102 views

Windows Updates installation fails - has never happened before

I am running W2K3, have Windows auto update enabled and things have been running smoothly for a long time, but the last time I have OK'ed to install downloaded updates all of them have failed. Any ...
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download windows updates for slipstreaming

Maybe there's another way to do this, but I'd like to periodically be able to download windows updates to disk (not via windows update - which as far as I can tell, just installs them and then that's ...
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Error 0x80070005 when installing updates from Microsoft Update

I have two updates in Microsoft Update (the upgraded version of Windows Update) that constantly fail to install on one of my Windows Server 2003 servers. The error code is 0x80070005. I have tried ...
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1answer
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WindowsUpdate of .Net 3.5 SP1 (KB951847) failed to install several times. .Net 3.5 SP1 already installed

I have a Windows 2003 server x86, which I have manually installed .Net 3.5 SP1, but now, the Windows Update: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update ...
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8answers
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Prevent Server Restart after Windows Updates

we have a number of servers in our office, as a small hosting company, and these servers are critical to business, ... web server, mail server, db server, etc. On a semi-regular basis, when the ...
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3answers
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windows genuine advantage blocking remote desktop

I have a remote server that has just run through a windows update. The server has rebooted and seems to be fine. However, I can no longer connect via remote desktop. Someone in my office tells me ...
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Email Notification Before Windows Updates on Server?

Can I have my server send an email before it starts the Windows update process? Details We have a Virtual Private Server running several websites at a hosting company. The server is currently set up ...
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4answers
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What host names and ports would need to be opened in a firewall to allow Windows Updates to work?

We have a set of public web servers behind a firewall we would like to be able to perform Windows Updates on, without giving them more access than they need. Besides www.update.microsoft.com:443, ...
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3answers
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How to diagnose why an update cannot be installed on Windows Server 2003?

On one specific server sometimes I get an error message when I'm trying to install security updates. The message is showed immediately after trying to install them. Where can I find the log files ...