Windows Update greyed out sbs 2008

I have several updates that are not installing and the Windows Update automatic feature is completely greyed out.  I need to find a way to install these updates on Small Business Server 2008 Standard
dccexpertAsked:
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JVFLY23Commented:
Hello, I think this was answered before. here is the link.   shane297 had the acccepted solution

http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/SBS_Small_Business_Server/Q_24416325.htm

shane297:
I found this on another forum. This fixed the problem.
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In Group Policy Management under Domains you have 3 'Update Services' entries - for Client Computers, Common Settings and Server Computers.

You need to unset Automatic Updates in both Common Settings and Server Computers for Update Services:

- Right click 'Small Business Server Update Services Common Settings Policy' and Edit
- Navigate to 'Administrative Templates / Windows Components / Windows Update'
- Double click 'Configure Automatic Updates' on the right and set to 'Not Configured' and ok then close that window.

Repeat for 'Small Business Server Update Services Server
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Glen KnightCommented:
Can you try opening regedit navigate to:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explore
Change the value "NoWindowsUpdate" to "0" 
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Glen KnightCommented:
The first post would cause Windows Updates link to be unavailable.

If it is greyed out then please try the registry change I have posted above.
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dccexpertAuthor Commented:
Thanks JVFLY23, I had already tried that and it made my situation worse.

Thanks Demazter:  I don't see  "NoWindowsUpdate" as an option.  
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Glen KnightCommented:
Can you do a search for the value under hkey_current_user
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dccexpertAuthor Commented:
No it is not found anywhere in my registry.  Can this be added to registry?  If so, how?
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dccexpertAuthor Commented:
I did find that the NoWindowUpdate only applies to Server 2003 and not to SBS 2008
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dccexpertAuthor Commented:
Small Business Server 2008 Problem with Update

Found a solution but can't get it to work without Windows Update working...

http://support.microsoft.com/KB/961048


Does anyone have the update file?
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Glen KnightCommented:
This is for WSUS.

The NoWindowsUpdate does apply for SBS2008 I had an instance a few weeks ago where it caused a problem.

Can you try adding the value and see what happens?
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DonNetwork AdministratorCommented:
Check possibly
 
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc725796(WS.10).aspx
 
Turn off access to all Windows Update features: This Group Policy setting is located in Computer Configuration under Policies (if present), in Administrative Templates\System\Internet Communication Management\Internet Communication settings.
 
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dccexpertAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the responses, The NoWindowsUpdate is not found and when adding the value in Registry it doesn't work.

I will check dstewartjr on your solution to see if it is a fix.
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dccexpertAuthor Commented:
WSUS installation worked
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