How to Install the Windows Update Agent on Client Computers

Author: Harini Muralidharan, Program Manager, Configuration Manager Sustained Engineering Applies To: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1, and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. This article describes the steps to update to the…(read more)

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Software Update Points in Configuration Manager Service Pack 1

In the Service Pack 1 release of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, we’ve made some significant changes to software update points, and I want to talk about those here. So what’s changed with software update points in Service Pack 1…(read more)


Hotfix Available for Invalid Software Updates

If you are a Configuration Manager 2007 customer, we recognize you might have concerns about the impact of recent changes to Microsoft Update. These changes were introduced by either the application of the WSUS update KB 2734608 , or by back-end Microsoft…(read more) J.C. Hornbeck | Knowledge Engineer | Management and Security Division Get the…


After migrating Software Updates to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, it appears not all packages were migrated

Just a quick note on an issue you might see that can be a little bit confusing if you’re not aware of what’s going on. After migrating Software Update packages from System Center Configuration Manager 2007 to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, it may appear that not all packages were migrated successfully. Usually the way…

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Troubleshooting tip: Downloading software updates to an Update List fails with "The requested header could not be found"

Hi everyone, Tyler Franke here again with another troubleshooting tip for you. When you’re in the System Center Configuration Manager 2007 administrative console and trying to download software updates to an update list, it may fail with an error stating the following: The requested header could not be found Furthermore, if you leverage the PatchDownloader.log…

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