Solved

Windows Update 912442 hanging while being installed on SBS 2003 SP1

Posted on 2007-04-05
6
284 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-19
Ive got a SBS 2003 SP1 with Exchange 2003 SP2. I clicked to install the waiting windows Updates anf for an hour and a half now it's just been sitting on "installing updates" as it tries to install update # 912442. I have clicked the Cancel button against even though I prefer to never cancel this sort of an update mid-install.
So now it says "Cancelling" but I'm fearing I"m going to have to reboot this server to clear this up now. Hopefully not. Has anyone seen problems with this update installing? I'm not finding much on this one so far. Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:WineGeek
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 74

Accepted Solution

by:
Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy earned 500 total points
ID: 18861924
This forum thread describes a similar issue:  http://www.smallbizserver.net/Default.aspx?tabid=53&forumid=11&tpage=1&view=Topic&postid=40176

Which sounds as though you may have improperly configured your TCP/IP settings.

If you'd kindly post a COMPLETE ipconfig /all from the server we'll see what's up with that.

If you need to reboot... boot into safe mode and be sure those updates are uninstalled.

Jeff
TechSoEasy
0
 

Author Comment

by:WineGeek
ID: 18865021
IP Configuration

   Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : SERVER
   Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . : domainname.local
   Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
   IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : Yes
   WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : Yes
   DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : domainname.local

PPP adapter RAS Server (Dial In) Interface:

   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : WAN (PPP/SLIP) Interface
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-53-45-00-00-00
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
   IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.8.25
   Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.255
   Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
   NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:

   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI Fast Ethernet
NIC
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-50-FC-9B-7C-1D
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
   IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.8.2
   Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
   Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.8.1
   DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.8.2
   Primary WINS Server . . . . . . . : 10.0.8.2
0
 

Author Comment

by:WineGeek
ID: 18865067
I"m going to try to boot the srever into Safe Mode today and see if the updates will install then.
0
Resolve Critical IT Incidents Fast

If your data, services or processes become compromised, your organization can suffer damage in just minutes and how fast you communicate during a major IT incident is everything. Learn how to immediately identify incidents & best practices to resolve them quickly and effectively.

 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
ID: 18865299
That's not what was recommended...it was that you boot into safe mode and UNINSTALL the updates (or any portions of them that are there).

Jeff
TechSoEasy
0
 

Author Comment

by:WineGeek
ID: 18865304
oh sorry, ok will do Jeff.
0
 

Author Comment

by:WineGeek
ID: 18892510
The solution ended up being stopping the Ninja anti-SPAM services on the server and then the update installed ok.
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Domain Share problems 5 64
8 partitions?!  Really? 8 140
Set time on server to sync with the internet clock 22 106
Mapping Windows Drive to Mac and synchronizing contents 2 30
Introduction At 19:33 (UST) on Tuesday 21st September the long awaited email arrived with the subject title of “ANNOUNCING THE AVAILABILITY OF WINDOWS SBS 7 PREVIEW”.  It was time to drop whatever I was doing and dedicate as much bandwidth as possi…
This guide is intended to provide step by step instructions on how to migrate from Small Business Server 2003 to Small Business Server 2011. NOTE: This guide has been written using the preview version of SBS2011 therefore some of the screens may …
Finds all prime numbers in a range requested and places them in a public primes() array. I've demostrated a template size of 30 (2 * 3 * 5) but larger templates can be built such 210  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7) or 2310  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7 * 11). The larger templa…
In a recent question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29004105/Run-AutoHotkey-script-directly-from-Notepad.html) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to run an AutoHotkey script (.AHK) directly from Notepad++ (aka NPP). This video…

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question