troubleshooting Question

server 2012 won't update

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Windows Server 2012
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Repeated attempts to install the latest updates for Windows Server 2012 Standard x64 have failed. System simply never completes the process, no error messages at all. Have tried installing from the Microsoft Update Catalog as well with the same result. Have also tried this elevated command prompt process:
Open up Command prompt as Admin
net stop wuauserv
net stop bits

Go to C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution

Delete all the contents

Return to "Command Prompt"

net start wuauserv
net start bits

After performing this process Windows Update seems to stall downloading at 5% and never progress any further. It is trying to download KB5001401.
System Admin

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