Wsus not updating

Posted by / 27-Apr-2020 10:08

Wsus not updating

Quick search on Google found a site that had the exact same issue, although not quite the same failure way.Root of his cause was the same, WSUS was pointing the Windows Update back to itself thus causing the error and apparent network connection issues.Please see Print Screen1As per Above Print-screen Computer qnit086v2 has 96% installed updates.

It can take up to 10-15 minutes for the server to report these entries in the log and unfortunately does not always succeed.After fixing whatever caused me to uninstall WSUS (don’t ask, don’t remember, just something to do with network connectivity, new server install and some other conflicting IP on network), I couldn’t reinstall WSUS.Time passed and I noticed that the Windows Updates stopped working as well.Yes you can force a Windows client to download and install updates when you want.ABC-Update is a freeware tool available from and it is designed to do just what you are asking.

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When you check the logfile (C: Windows Windows Update.log) after the reboot you will find that the other 9 updates are not detected after the reboot. Open up a command prompt and execute the following command: The commandline option resetauthorization tells windows update to get rid of the cached cookie.