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WSUS/SUS Error codes and brief descriptions Troubleshoot Windows Update logfiles

#1 User is offline   Rob Dunn 

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Post icon  Posted 23 Feb 2006, 09:37

Here's an uber-long listing of error codes that can help you troubleshoot your WSUS/SUS issues. I'm not sure how updated this listing is, but it's the latest one that I can find.

The board software won't let me post the entire link, so you'll have to review the attached .htm file.

Just hit 'ctrl+f' in your browser to search for your error number. Normally, these numbers can be found in your %windir%\windowsupdate.log file.

There is a link at the bottom of the post if you want to download the html file. Be warned though - it's a BIG file (1.57 Mb)

Alternatively, you can download and use the WSUS Error code lookup tool:

Additional note:

Good to use with the following post: "How to read the windowsupdate.log file" ->

Attached File(s)

Spiceworks: WSUS Computers are not showing up in the console, what's wrong? How-to

UpdateHF - force client to download and install approved Windows Updates: Download Script

SetAuthorization - Perform a /resetauthorization and /detectnow against a remote computer where you have administrative privileges: Download Script

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