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I have WSUS 3.1.6001.65 on Windows Server 2003 SP2 - all clients are Windows XP pro sp2 or sp3

I have created a GP that governs all PC's on my domain to point to the WSUS server for updates. I have verified that it is working because clients are recieveing and downloading the updates from the WSUS server. The issue is, only about 25% of the clients register and show up in the WSUS console. Most of them are wireless laptops which I know are connecting because they are receiving updates from the server.

I set this up several weeks ago figuring I would give my clients enough time to "register"

Any idea why my clients are not hsowing up in WSUS?
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Also if you used imaging on the clients, use the following script to handle duplicate sids
 
Save as fixwsus.cmd

 

%Windir%\system32\net.exe stop bits 

%Windir%\system32\net.exe stop wuauserv

 

reg delete HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate /v AccountDomainSid /f

reg delete HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate /v PingID /f

reg delete HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate /v SusClientId /f

reg delete HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate /v SusClientValidation /f

reg delete "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update" /v LastWaitTimeout /f

reg delete "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update" /v DetectionStartTime /f

reg delete "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update" /v NextDetectionTime /f
 

 
 
 

if exist %Windir%\system32\atl.dll %Windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s %Windir%\system32\atl.dll  

if exist %Windir%\system32\jscript.dll %Windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s %Windir%\system32\jscript.dll 

if exist %Windir%\system32\softpub.dll  %Windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s %Windir%\system32\softpub.dll  

if exist %Windir%\system32\wuapi.dll %Windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s %Windir%\system32\wuapi.dll 

if exist %Windir%\system32\wuaueng.dll  %Windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s %Windir%\system32\wuaueng.dll  

if exist %Windir%\system32\wuaueng1.dll  %Windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s %Windir%\system32\wuaueng1.dll  

if exist %Windir%\system32\wucltui.dll  %Windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s %Windir%\system32\wucltui.dll  

if exist %Windir%\system32\wups.dll  %Windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s %Windir%\system32\wups.dll  

if exist %Windir%\system32\wups2.dll  %Windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s %Windir%\system32\wups2.dll  

if exist %Windir%\system32\wuweb.dll  %Windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s %Windir%\system32\wuweb.dll  

if exist %windir%\system32\iuengine.dll %windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s iuengine.dll

if exist %windir%\system32\wuauserv.dll %windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s wuauserv.dll

if exist %windir%\system32\cdm.dll %windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s cdm.dll

if exist %windir%\system32\msxml2r.dll %windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s msxml2r.dll

if exist %windir%\system32\msxml3r.dll %windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s msxml3r.dll

if exist %windir%\system32\msxml.dll  %windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s msxml.dll

if exist %windir%\system32\msxml3.dll %windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s msxml3.dll

if exist %windir%\system32\msxmlr.dll %windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s msxmlr.dll

if exist %windir%\system32\msxml2.dll %windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s msxml2.dll

if exist %windir%\system32\qmgr.dll %windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s qmgr.dll

if exist %windir%\system32\qmgrprxy.dll %windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s qmgrprxy.dll

if exist %windir%\system32\iuctl.dll %windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /s iuctl.dll
 

del C:\Windows\WindowsUpdate.log /S /Q

rd /s /q %windir%\softwareDistribution

sleep 5

%Windir%\system32\net.exe start bits 

%Windir%\system32\net.exe start wuauserv 
 
 

sc sdset wuauserv D:(A;;CCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRRC;;;SY)(A;;CCDCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRSDRCWDWO;;;BA)(A;;CCLCSWLOCRRC;;;AU)(A;;CCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRRC;;;PU)
 
 

sc sdset bits D:(A;;CCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRRC;;;SY)(A;;CCDCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRSDRCWDWO;;;BA)(A;;CCLCSWLOCRRC;;;AU)(A;;CCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRRC;;;PU)
 

wuauclt.exe /resetauthorization

wuauclt.exe /detectnow 

wuauclt.exe /reportnow
 
 
 

exit /B 0 

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Before they were imaged, we ran sysprep. Doesnt this clear the SID?
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Would the script be ran on the clients or the server?
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Do you know how I would convert this cmd script to a kix so I can have clients install it on login?
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You can use the command "psexec \\* -c -f s- c:\fixwsus.cmd " <<<<this will run it on all machines in your domain
Or Psexec @c:\computerlist -c -f -s c:\fixwsus.cmd <<<< will only run on computers in the list
you can just give it the .bat extension and have it run in a startup script
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This helped me out HUGE - thank you!!
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Your welcome, Glad to help
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