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The WSUS administration console has encountered an unexpected error. This may be a transient error; try restarting the administration console. If this error persists,

Try removing the persisted preferences for the console by deleting the wsus file under %appdata%\Microsoft\MMC\.


System.InvalidOperationException -- Client found response content type of '', but expected 'text/xml'.
The request failed with an empty response.

Source
Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration

Stack Trace:
   at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.AdminProxy.CreateUpdateServer(Object[] args)
   at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.AdminProxy.GetUpdateServer()
   at Microsoft.UpdateServices.UI.AdminApiAccess.AdminApiTools.GetUpdateServer()
   at Microsoft.UpdateServices.UI.SnapIn.Scope.ServerSummaryScopeNode.ConnectToServer()
   at Microsoft.UpdateServices.UI.SnapIn.Scope.ServerSummaryScopeNode.ConnectToServerAndPopulateNode(Boolean connectingServerToConsole)
   at Microsoft.UpdateServices.UI.SnapIn.Scope.ServerSummaryScopeNode.OnExpand(AsyncStatus status)
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by:als315
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Have you tried to follow this advice:
Try removing the persisted preferences for the console by deleting the wsus file under %appdata%\Microsoft\MMC\.

If you had no success, may be here you can find something helpful:
http://www.wsuswiki.com/TroubleshootingWSUSInProduction
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by:edadmin
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Yes first thing I did. Error message still persist.
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by:edadmin
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Also forgot to mention I'm running Windows 2008 server 64x.
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You can try to install WSUS console on your workstation and test - is problem in console or in server.
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Does this error occur when you do something specific, or just when you open the console?

This sounds like a .NET timeout error.  Have you made any changes to .NET components on the server?
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Happens when I open the console. I haven't made any changes to .Net components.
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Have you followed als315's suggestion and tried the WSUS client from a different system?
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Yes. Just uninstalled and reinstalled WSUS which resolved issue. Thanks.
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Resolved issue by uninstalling and reinstalling WSUS.
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