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Deploy .NET 4 Full to XP via GPO or WSUS

I am trying to deploy the full version of .NET 4.0 to client workstations running Windows XP. I have tried creating an MSI from the .exe using various free tools and assigning the install through a ...
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Stop using WSUS on Client machines

I have a client that runs Windows SBS 2008 including WSUS service. As the disk space runs out way to often and bandwith isn't a problem he asked me to help. As I don't know SBS well and the customer ...
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WSUS moved how to reset the database and check the folders?

I have a bit of a problem with a WSUS box, I backed up the WsusContent folder (about 180 gig) to a second machine, wiped the first machine then realized I don't have the database folder! I can not ...
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I have two 'WsusContent' folders. One has about 55gb of files in it. How do I clear it out?

I ran the WSUS cleanup wizard in the WSUS MMC snap-in but this made no difference. I think the files are associated with System Center Essentials because they are in a folder called ...
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Script for automating addition of Administrative Template (.adm) to Group Policy

So I've been tasked with creating a script that will automate the addition of the WSUS administrative template (wuau.adm) and the configuration of automatic updates. I've figured out how to use a .reg ...
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WSUS trying to download all updates again

The server hosting WSUS had a catastrophic failure and we have had to rebuild the system drives. Luckily the DB and content store for WSUS are on a seperate drive so were unaffected. During the ...
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WSUS Shows Incorrect Version & WSUS (isolated) fails to download updates

One of the issues we are having is the clients will not download the updates from our WSUS server. They check-in as they are suppose too and find applicable updates but they are unable to actually ...
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Non existing GPO applying? WSUS

I recently took my WSUS server offline. In the mean time I want the clients to update from the internet until I get WSUS up again. However, Windows Updates is tring to contact the old server and ...
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WSUS not detecting computers

Hi I have followed the online tutorial from Microsoft Technet and successfully installed an configured WSUS 3.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008 x64. I also set up a new GPO for use with WSUS and set the ...
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Windows XP laptop doesn't appear in WSUS All computers list

I have this one laptop that doesn't appear in WSUS all computers list. We have about 23-25 PCs/laptops/servers in the network, all, but one are listed in WSUS. This is what I have done so far: 1) ...
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Why is Windows Update suddenly failing with error 0x80244019?

Since installing updates yesterday, one of our 2008 R2 servers refuses to connect to our WSUS again and, instead, reports the unknown error 0x80244019. Connecting to the official Windows Update ...
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Batch file to uninstall windows update?

Is it possible to make a batch file to uninstall a specific windows update (eg. KBxxxxxx)? We use 20 year old web based software to enter hours where I work and a new update is causing the program to ...
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Use WSUS to select patched to install, but not to download them

I am looking after three sites. Two are nice and close and share a high-speed link, so there is a single WSUS server to manage those - no problems there. The other site is 4 servers in China, using ...
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Wsus Updates View

I have the WSUS server/admin console installed on my server A and the admin console installed on my computer A. Both of them are connected to server A. When i create an Update View on my computer ...
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WSUS synchronization stuck and 0%

I, now, have two WSUS servers (one is running on Windows Server 2003 and the other on Windows Server 2008), I am trying to decommission one of them. I followed the instructions on how to move WSUS ...
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WSUS All updates view

As you can see in the next screenshot, there's a lot of drivers update for a lot of different network adapters. So these updates are all updates available from microsoft, regardless of my computer ...
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Wsus only allow some updates?

Right now, from fresh install it looks like WSUS downloads all available updates for the product I've selected (win 7). I don't have any nvidia stuff in my environment, is there a way to make wsus ...
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Average WSUS synchronisation data usage?

Recently, I configured our SBS2008 server to use WSUS. I set up a daily synchronisation, removed the packages that were of no interest / use to my domain and let it do it's thing. Lo and behold, ...
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WUInstall - How to survive WSUS group membership change

Is there any ready way to apply a WSUS group membership change using registry changes on the client computer without requiring a windows update service restart, something like a soft reload for ...
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Can't connect to <server name> sql server may not be running

We have ran into this error, trying to connect to WSUS server: Can't connect to SQL server may not be running Please verify that SQL server is running and configured correctly on the ...
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Can't install/uninstall WSUS 3

I'm having a serious issue with trying to get WSUS 3 working. It was installed and working fine on Windows Small Business Server 2008 for a couple years, but then stopped working completely. I ...
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Decline an already pushed update,

I approved .net framework update on my WSUS server. Those updates have been pushed to the domain machines but have not been installed yet. They are waiting in the system tray waiting to installed. ...
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How to quicly revert a WSUS deadline timer

One of my coworkers applied a deadline to some windows updates for 1:00 in the afternoon and applied it to our servers. This was intended only for our desktops. Is there a ready way to kill the ...
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Disapprove superceded updates?

I have a silly question. I have taken over a WSUS server. It has a couple hundred superceded updates. I have disapproved them. Is this correct thing to do? as I understand there are newer updates ...
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Windows Update Group Policy removed but still can't run updates

I've had the Group Policy removed from my account, and from my local machine so that I can run Windows Updates on my computer rather than waiting for them from the Administrators. But even with all ...
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Offline WSUS delta updates

I have a secure (not connected to the internet) system that needs to be kept up to date via WSUS. We have installed a WSUS server on it and have copied over 20+GB of update content and imported the ...
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Scheduled task based on Microsoft patch release cycle

I have a simple powershell script which unapproves all patches based on computer group name in WSUS which works great. All of our servers patch on a specific Day/Week/Time starting on Week0-Wednesday ...
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WSUS - Auto-approve only “Needed” updates

I'v looked through all the settings in the Automatic Approval menu, but it could not find anything about automatically approve only the needed updates. Because if I check, for instance, to ...
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How accurate is the 'supersede' term regarding older updates in WSUS?

Been recently playing around with different options for management of my servers. One of these is WSUS. Getting a beginning list of updates was simplistic enough (though, the list is a bit...long) ...
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Should my WSUS provide update information before it is fully synchronized?

I recently installed WSUS in a network and am now waiting for it to download all the updates I want to provide to other clients. The updates are already approved. The installation is set up to ...
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Migrate WSUS from 2003 to 2008 server

We have been using an AD on 2003 server, and recently installed 2008 DC. As part of the transition, I need to stop our 2003 server that was running our WSUS application (it wasn't the DC). ...
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Sysprep on an already deployed system?

I've done some digging on the site and around, and I haven't seen anything that quite addresses my problem. I have recently deployed a WSUS 3.0 SP2 hierarchy to a new data center and a pair of ...
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Is there any way to block an specific product from Microsoft Update?

I have a scenario where an SQL Server update makes an app fail. I would like to disable SQL Server updates. I don't want to disable all other Updates. I would like to keep Windows Update. Is there ...
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Change pointer to IP address of PXE server WDS

The company I'm working for bought another company that's got its own domain. We've connected these together and noticed that both domains have got their own WDS server. Let's call our primary WDS ...
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WSUS computer group not showing computers after re-install

Recently I ran into a problem where our D drive was needing moved to another server and coincidentally the WSUS content was in need of a good cleaning. We recently upgraded many things within our ...
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Errors installing SP1 Server 2008 R2

Have an install of Server 2008 R2 that refuses to install SP1. Initial error was 0x800f018. Downloaded the System Readiness tool (Feb 2012) and ran that. Still not fixed. Replaced the files it ...
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In Disconnected Network, How can import Updates without WSUS Import server

After configuring an upstream WSUS server (WSUSexport server), I transfered the required updates and metadata from the WSUS export server to removable media. Is there any way to import the updates ...
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The files for this update have not yet downloaded

I have several disconnected WSUS servers on different domains. All of them work fine except the most recent one I stood up. I follow the same procedures that work perfectly for all my other systems ...
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WSUS not receiving updates?

It seems as if there should be more updates from WSUS...possibly its not receiving any? It's set to get updates for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Critical updates, definition updates, ...
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WSUS defered reboot

I am trying to find a way of allowing my users to defer the reboot after updates have been applied for 4 days and then force a reboot if they have not already rebooted in that time. Please correct me ...
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using GPO to prevent WSUS/Windows Update from applying updates to our Servers

We want to prevent our servers from rebooting after an update is automatically applied, as this has happened in the past and one server sat on a "press F1 to continue" screen. I think if we create an ...
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Windows 7 PC's not receiving updates from WSUS Server (Windows 2003 Server)

I have a Windows Server 2003 machine that has been successfully running WSUS for more than two years. Almost all our PCs are running Windows XP and they are getting updates without any problems. We ...
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Running Google Chrome updates from a centralized location

We are trying to roll out Google Chrome as out enterprise browser. Does anyone know of a solution that allows for Google Chrome to be updated from a centralized location? For example, maybe through ...
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How to verify if Windows Update location is properly configured from WSUS?

I was recently configuring a WSUS server. However I am not sure if I've set up correctly (WSUS isn't an everyday tool at the place where I work). I've been wondering, Is there a command (or a tool) ...
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WSUS variables and LanSafe Client install

I have a WSUS / EminentWare server that I would like to use to push out the LanSafe 6 client to my servers. This installer is horrible. I need a way to hardware the path to the configuration file. ...
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Windows Server patch management (email notification when patch applied?)

Patch management (WSUS) hasn't been in my court until recently so I am trying to get acclimated to its functionality. So currently we are using WSUS version 3.2 for our Windows Server patch ...
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Needed Counts in WSUS show Declined Updates

We are a couple months into using WSUS for rolling out updates for our company computers. So far it's gone wonderfully - clients are auto-updating daily, and servers are waiting for our permission ...
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wsus, installed, not applicable updates

We're implementing WSUS and have a test group set up with both a Windows 7 Pro and an XP Pro machine. The issue we are having at this time is that the Windows 7 machine is showing as up to date in ...
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WSUS client targeting problems

After recently transitioning to client side targeting two of my servers - both 2008 R2, built around the same time from the same VM template - are having difficulties remaining in their assigned ...
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Limit WSUS replication to only certain product classifications

I have four WSUS 3.0 SP2 servers that are geographically distributed. The server at our main site (we'll call it WSUS1), is the main WSUS server. All manual and auto-approvals happen here. The other ...