I have created patch group successfully with 38 critical patches for windows 8 and when i tried to do the download the patches to the share folder through following steps
Right clicking patch group---- deploy--- selected the test group--- selected time as UTC --deployement timings--- share folder to where dowload the patch--and once i click next its started the process to download the patch and its get immediately failled within 15 secs and throws following error.
it throws error as "Error failed to download content id 16797442 error . there was an error downloading the software update (12029)"
note: previous i was able to download the patch and deployed the patches for windows 7 without any issues. more over no changes had made in server side.