WSUS will not offer the App-V 4.5 SP2 update if you do not have Microsoft Application Error Reporting installed

Just a quick FYI that we just published revised detection logic for Microsoft App-V 4.5 Service Pack 2 (SP2) so that WSUS will not offer the App-V 4.5 SP2 update if you do not have Microsoft Application Error Reporting installed on the Microsoft Application Virtualization client. To install Microsoft Application Error Reporting, follow these steps:… Read more

Troubleshooting and data gathering for WSUS

I was working with the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) support team a few months back looking for a way that we could help reduce the amount of time it takes to resolve a case as well as reduce the number of incidents we get, and one of the things that was suggested at the… Read more

WSUS 3.0 Service Pack 2 is now available

Looks like the WSUS product team just released WSUS SP2 to the web along with a Knowledge Base article describing the changes.  From KB972455 – Description of Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 2: Microsoft has released Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3.0. This article includes information about the… Read more

Powershell package in KB926139 only offers update to WinXP SP3, not SP2

We’ve been getting a couple questions about this so I wanted to let everyone know what the status was.  According to KB article 926139, the Windows PowerShell 1.0 English Language Installation Package is intended for Windows XP SP2 and later but this is not actually the case.  It is not recommended that you install KB926139… Read more

New WSUS KB: After upgrading to WSUS 3.0 SP2 on Small Business Server 2008, only the local language is enabled

We had one new WSUS related Knowledge Base article published last week, this one regarding an issue where after upgrading to Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 (WSUS 3.0 SP2) on Windows Small Business Server 2008, the configuration wizard defaults to the operating system language in the Choose Languages dialog instead of the… Read more

Coming soon to WSUS – Vista and Windows Server 2008 SP2

Looks like the Microsoft Update Product Team blog just announced that Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 is scheduled to come to WSUS in the next couple weeks.  I don’t want to steal all of their thunder but I have their intro and a link below: ======== Hi All, Just a… Read more