A quick fix for Windows Update client issues

A quick fix for Windows Update client issues

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imageMany times here in the WSUS product support group we get calls that boil down to some sort of issue with the client.  Maybe a DLL is no longer registered for some reason, or maybe the proxy isn’t configured, who knows.  Well what if I told you there was an easy way to repair almost any common Windows Update client configuration issue with just a few clicks of your mouse? 

Well today you can do this thanks to one of our new Microsoft Fix It automated solutions.  With just a few clicks you can reset the Windows Update client and make it work like new.  To check this out for yourself visit KB971058: How do I reset the Windows Update settings? and click on the Fix It button:


I won’t go into all the gory details about what this cool Fix It does as you can read that directly from the source, but the next time you think you may have a problem with one of your Windows Update clients you might give this a shot.  You never know, it just might save you a couple hours that would otherwise be better spent playing Server Quest.

J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability Knowledge Engineer

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  • The first thing you’ll probably want to do is gather up any relevant information and log files so that

  • Reset? It took me three days to go through all the updates last time. What does a reset entail?