New additions: Windows Live OneCare and System Center Online

Over on the WSUS product team blog Cecilia announced a couple new additions: —– Windows Live OneCare 3.0 In the next few weeks, Microsoft Update is adding a new product family to your WSUS server – Windows Live OneCare V3.0.   These product updates for Windows Live OneCare are applicable for the V3.0 release.  To read… Read more

WSUS clients fail synchronization with 0x80244015 and 0x8024400D errors

Here’s a good WSUS tip from Joe Tindale, one of the top Senior Support Escalation Engineer in our WSUS support group.  If you’re seeing 0x80244015 and 0x8024400D errors and are using a load balancer with your WSUS servers then this may be your issue: ======== Issue: WSUS clients may fail during synchronization and log the… Read more

MS08-067 – Out-Of-Band Security Bulletin Webcast Q&A

Yesterday the MSRC blog had a post about the Q&A session for the out-of-band MS08-067 security update.  I posted the intro below but you can read their entire post here: ======== On Thursday, October 23, 2008, Microsoft released an Out-Of-Band Security Bulletin (MS08-067). To meet the customer demand for information relating to this release, Microsoft… Read more

Updated Knowledge Base articles for 10-19 through 10-25

We had three updated Knowledge Base articles for the week – one on Microsoft Update and two on WSUS.  Links and titles are below: ======== Microsoft Software Update Services 894199 – Description of Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2008 Published – Updated Microsoft Update 326686 – You receive… Read more

MS08-067 Released

Remember when I said we posted an advance notification of an out-of-band security bulletin that was going to be released today (hint)?  Well sure enough, it’s now released.  Over on the MSRC blog they have all the gory details but I’m only going to give you a glimpse here: This security update resolves a vulnerability… Read more

Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for October 2008

Just a quick FYI that we posted an advance notification of an out-of-band security bulletin that is intending for release today (October 23, 2008). This bulletin advance notification will be replaced with the revised October bulletin summary on October 23, 2008. The revised bulletin summary will include the out-of-band security bulletin as well as the… Read more

New product family available to WSUS – Forefront Stirling Beta

First it was the Silverlight update rollup, next it’s the Forefront ‘Stirling’ beta.  Over on the WSUS product team blog they state: “In the next couple of days, we are adding a new product family to your WSUS server -Forefront Code named Stirling -Beta.  The Forefront Code named Stirling -Beta product family will include updates… Read more

October 2008 Security Bulletin Webcast Questions and Answers

Over on the MSRC blog they posted last months Q&A online so you can catch up on what they discussed in case you missed.  I posted the intro below and you can read the entire article here.  Also, be sure to register now for the November 2008 Security Bulletin Webcast. If you’re interested in past… Read more

WSUS: The latest Silverlight update rollup was released today

Just an FYI that over on the WSUS product team blog there’s a post about the release of the latest Silverlight update rollup.  Cecilia Cole, WSUS Program Manager, says: “…the latest Silverlight update rollup was released today. So if you have Silverlight deployed in your environment make sure you validate and approve it to continue… Read more

New and Updated Knowledge Base articles for 10-12 through 10-18

We had two updated Knowledge Base articles for the week – one on Windows Update and one on WSUS.  Links and titles are below: ======== Windows Update 900936 – Error code 0x8024402C when you try to install updates on Windows Update or Microsoft Update Web sites Published – Updated Desktop — Windows Update Microsoft Software… Read more