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Windows Updates fails Small Business Server 2008 Prem 64bit

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I can't for the life of me get Windows updates working. It gives code 80072EFD. I have tried everything on:

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=836941#methodF

To no avail.  This is a small business server. We bought it for one purpose. An big expensive app that needs SQL Server, but just a few users. Anyhow. I have it in a fake domain so that it won't take over my real domain which is not AD.

Can anyone tell me what to do to get updates working?
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An acceptable answer if found here:
http://blog.techprognosis.com/2010/07/19/how-to-fix-error-80072efd-in-small-business-server-2008.html

Make SBS get its updates from the Internet.  This will not be acceptable for orthodox uses of SBS where you have clients and want them to get their updates from WSUS. It appears WSUS is the problem. I tried another idea to reinstall it, but it also failed.

I consider this solved for me.
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I found an answer that works.
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