Wsus not updating windows 8 clients
Garvin Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web site.If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site. Garvin My Blog: And, in fact, from my observations, very few WSUS installation failures are actually attributed to WID corruption issues.The WSUS uninstaller does not uninstall the Windows Internal Database feature, so a WSUS uninstallation issue is, by definition, related to some other cause.I went ahead earlier today and approved the updates for deployment, however I noticed an issue on multiple Windows 10 machines, where the Windows Update client would get stuck on Downloading updates 0% status.I checked a bunch of things, but noticed that it simply couldn’t download the updates from my WSUS server.
Let’s start with the description of the server policy Server WSUSPolicy.Assigning clients to different target WSUS groups is based on labels on the client itself (labels are set by a GPO or a direct registry modification).This kind of client association to the WSUS groups is called client side targeting.Only if an attempt to actually remove the WID feature failed would it seem this information is appropriate -- but Good Information to have, nonetheless, should that scenario occur.
As for your particular scenario, I suspect merely deleting the registry keys and the data folder would have been sufficient to resolve your issue regarding uninstalling the WID.Besides, we want to disable the automatic installation of updates on the servers when they are received.A WSUS client should just download the available updates, display the corresponding notification in the system tray and wait for administrator approval to begin the installation.Thus we guarantee that the productive servers will not automatically install updates and restart without the permission of the administrator (usually these actions are performed by the system administrator as part of the planned routine works).