Archive for the ‘WSUS’ Category

How to obtain the latest version of the Windows Update Agent

November 10, 2008

How to obtain the latest version of the Windows Update Agent to help manage updates on a computer.

For an x86-based computer
Download the windowsupdateagent30-x86.exe package (v.7.2.6001.788) now.
Release Date: Thursday, October 30, 2008

KB949104

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To install the WSUS 3.0 Administration console silently

February 20, 2008

Download the WSUS installer file (WSUSSetup.exe) from the Windows Server Update Services Home Web page (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=88321).

Install the WSUS 3.0 Administration console on the site server by running the following command line in the folder where the WSUS installer file was downloaded:

WSUSSetup.exe /q CONSOLE_INSTALL=1

The WSUS 3.0 Administration console installs silently on the site server.

Click the Start button, click All Programs, click Administrative Tools, and then click Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 to verify that the console installed successfully.

Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP1

February 14, 2008

System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1; Windows Server 2008

WSUS 3.0 SP1 Server Software Prerequisites:
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2003 SP1 or later
IIS 6.0 or later
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
Microsoft Management Console 3.0
Microsoft Report Viewer
SQL Server 2005 SP1 is optional. Note if a compatible version of SQL Server is not installed already, WSUS 3.0 SP1 will install Windows Internal Database.
WSUS 3.0 Administration Console Software Prerequisites:
Additional Supported Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 SP1 or later, and Windows XP SP2
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
Microsoft Management Console 3.0
Microsoft Report Viewer

Download Links

Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP1
Release Notes for Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP1
Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Started with Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP1
Deploying Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP1
Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP1 Operations Guide

A new version of the Windows Update Agent is available

January 22, 2008

x86-based versions of Windows

Download the WindowsUpdateAgent30-x86.exe package now.
(http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=91237)

x64-based versions of Windows

Download the WindowsUpdateAgent30-x64.exe package now.
(http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=91238)

Itanium-based versions of Windows

Download the WindowsUpdateAgent30-ia64.exe package now.
(http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=91239)

Windows Service Pack Blocker Tool Kit

December 12, 2007
Windows Service Pack Blocker Tool Kit  
Brief Description

A blocking tool is available for organizations that would like to temporarily prevent installation of Service Pack updates through Windows Update.

Overview

A blocking tool is available for organizations that would like to temporarily prevent installation of Service Pack updates through Windows Update. This tool can be used with:

  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (valid through March, 2008)
  • Windows XP Service Pack 3 (valid for 12 months following general availability)
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (valid for 12 months following general availability)

Windows Update Error Code 0x80246007

November 2, 2007

This is how I resolved !

1. At command prompt, type “net stop wuauserv”
2. Delete all files within directory, “C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download”
3. Change directory to “C:\windows\system32”, type
a. regsvr32 qmgr.dll
b. regsvr32 qmgrprxy.dll
4. Type “net start wuauserv”

Latest Microsoft Security updates are available on ISO-9660 DVD5 image files from the Microsoft Download Center

August 18, 2007

KB 913086

WSUS Diagnostics Tool

June 30, 2007

Check out the WSUS server diagnostics tool and the WSUS client diagnostics tool.

WindowsUpdate Agent 3.0

May 10, 2007

Link for x86

Link for x64