Windows 7 Post Installation Must Do’s

I know Windows 10 has been out for quite some time now but my end users still prefer Windows 7.  So with that said, I’m still needing to create images for future use.    So when I have a fresh install, there are two issues I must address before I can move forward with the […]
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WSUS Server 2012: workstations not showing up in wsus console

Problem: Installed WSUS 2012 server on my network.  I created the necessary Group Policy Objects like what workstation group to below to, server name and when to check for updates.   After forcing a Group Policy update, I saw that the changes were in the workstations registry but I was still getting errors within windows update. […]
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Windows could not search for new updates error: Server 2008 R2

Problem:  When trying to run Microsoft Windows updates on my Windows Server 2008 machine, I would get the following error:  “ Windows could not search for new updates”  No matter what I tried, it would not connect to Windows update….  I was able to update in the past but it all of a sudden started […]
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Windows Update: Some Updates Were Not Installed Error

Problem:  Installing updates on a new Dell box and after installing SP3, I get the “Some updates were not installed” error and no matter what I do, the updates fail.  At first, I thought this was any issue with SP3 again but found that others had the same issue with SP2.  Solution:  Had to do […]
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Updates Won’t Install After SP3 Install

Problem: Reinstalled windows XP on a workstation and installed Service Pack 3.  Tried to use Automatic Updates and Windows Updates after the SP3 install but it kept on failing.  I would get an error stating that “the following updates were not installed” and a list of all the updates appears.  No matter what you try, […]
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