Windows Update

Thefluffyadmin on October 27th, 2007

Thank you Microsoft, for once again bypassing my Windows update policies. I can now go explain to my managers why 500 workstations and 12 servers have ended up with Microsoft Desktop Search, without anyones explicit approval. To illustrate how totally stupid this is, check out these screenshots out of our WSUS box: As you can […]

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Thefluffyadmin on November 14th, 2005

When installing the latest version of the Windows Update Client, you may recieve an error that references this code: 0x8007041d 0x8007041d simply refers to not being able to stop, restart or manipulate in some way, the Windows Update service. With a recent version of the Windows Update agent installed, the C:windowsWindowsUpdate.log file will produce and error […]

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Thefluffyadmin on October 21st, 2005

You may find this usefull! I am quite new to scripting, so I am sure that I could have done things much better than I did in this script. So I would very much appreciate any feedback, tips and comments! The next version of this script should allow command line input aswell, so you dont […]

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Thefluffyadmin on August 24th, 2004

Omg. I am continuously perplexed at how corperate IT is run around the world. Here is another halarious example. Microsoft started distributing their new Service Pack 2 via Automatic Updates last week, but had to stop short of updating Windows XP Proffesional PC’s, because as it turns out, there are rather a lot of businesses […]

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