Tag Archives: WSUS

Changes and ambiguities in driver updates via WSUS; is Windows 10 bypassing Updates via WSUS?

[German]In today's blog post, I'll summarize two things that German blog reader Markus K. pointed out to me by mail. Possibly there are changes in driver updates via WSUS, at least there are and ambiguities. Once he suddenly appears on … Continue reading

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Windows 10, the WSUS and the SSU+LCU detection chaos

[German] I already talked about problems in connection with the June 2021 update for Windows 10 within some blog posts. If updates required as a prerequisite are missing, the installation will causes issues. But a blog reader emailed me to … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

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Windows 10: Microsoft confirms issues with June 2021 security update

[German]There are issues with the installation of the security updates from June 2021 in Windows 10, because the patches cannot be installed. I had already addressed this some time ago after readers' comments in the blog. Coincidentally, this week I … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V1909: Installation of update KB5003635 fails

[German]Today another small blog post about installation problems with Windows 10 updates with a surprising cause. I came across a case where the installation of update KB5003635 fails on Windows 10 version 1909 clients. The cause is bizarre: an outdated … Continue reading

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Was Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Update KB2565063 forgotten in WSUS?

[German]A brief question for the administrators among the blog readers who manage updates with WSUS. Has the current version of the update KB2565063 (Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Redistributable Package) been deployed on WSUS? Or did Microsoft simply forget about … Continue reading

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WSUS Survey 2020: Where and how it will be used

[German]In enterprise environments, WSUS is frequently used under Windows Server for update management. But how do administrators use WSUS and what do they manage with it? I have the results of a survey from the end of 2020, which I … Continue reading

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WSUS 3.0 SP2: No longer usable after October 31, 2021

[German]Brief information for administrators who use a WSUS 3.0 Service Pack 2 to manage updates in corporate environments. This package can no longer be used to distribute updates after October 31, 2021, because synchronization will fail after that date. Advertising

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Microsoft's confirmation of a WSUS sync issue – failing to receive updates (May 11, 2021)

[German]As of May 11, 2021, administrators found that no Windows updates were found in the Windows Server Update Service (WSUS). After a few hours, the problem resolved. Now Microsoft has confirmed the problem nor provided some hints. Advertising

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WSUS does not receive updates (May 11, 2021)

[German]Currently, there are more and more reports that no updates are found in the Windows Server Update Service (WSUS). Only Defender updates are trickling in – it looks like Microsoft is not (yet) making the May 11, 2021 security updates … Continue reading

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WSUS Sync error from April 7, 2021 fixed

[German]Just a short information for WSUS admins. The sync problem in WSUS that I reported on 7.4.2021 (see WSUS/MECM: No sync since April, 7, 2021) has been fixed. Readers had already reported in comments that the synchronization works again. The … Continue reading

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