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Windows Updates Server 2012

Posted on 2014-03-28
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I have a 2012 (NON R2) server that will not update. When I run Windows update I just says no updates available and the  last time updates were installed was October 2013. I have searched around for a solution and followed many of them with no success. Unfortunately, I don't get an error code. The Windows Update control panel just says no updates available.

I've renamed the Software Distribution folder. I'm not running WSUS on my network. I tried this solution http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058

Any ideas?
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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there are updates available check your event logs for any errors and is the windows update service running?
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Hamid Reza Molahadi earned 500 total points
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Hello,

It useful if I can read the log files! but I suggest you to change the Windows Update settings to "Never check for updates" and then change it back to "Install updates automatically"

Please let me know how it worked out
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by:mthsupport
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The logs don't reveal anything. I'll try the change update setting and see what the result is.
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by:Hamid Reza Molahadi
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Good
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by:mthsupport
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Thanks. This worked.
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