Windows update encountered an unknown error. Code 80244008

Hello and thank you for taking the time out to read my question.

I have a server running MS SBS 2008 Standard FE.
All of a sudden the OS will not update.
When i launch windows update it fails saying:

Code 80244008      Windows update encountered an unknown error.


I googled the error code but was getting nowhere fast.

Please any help would be appreciated. The server is way outdated on security patches.

YIKESSSS!!!!


Thank you in advance.
loshdogAsked:
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XLITSCommented:
Looks like a temporary update problem.  See the following knowledge base article:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/836941

Also may be worth looking at your Windows Firewall settings.

Good luck

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darnitol500Commented:
Are you using WSUS?  Since this is SBS 2k8 I'm assuming you are.

You should post your WindowsUpdate.log so that we may have more info.

See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/836941 for some preliminary troubleshooting steps.  

Also, http://groups.google.com/group/microsoft.public.windows.server.update_services/browse_thread/thread/588fbf32396065a7 may also address the issue.

Kind Regards
loshdogAuthor Commented:
Hello and thank you for the prompt response.

I have tried all the above recommendations they had to change. Still can't update. :(
darnitol500Commented:
How about posting that windows update log?
loshdogAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your time and input.
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