Tag Archives: WU

Updating Drivers for WU Catalog manually

Starting with Windows 10 Cumulative Update 1904, my notebook started a quite alarming series of BSOD. One of the many activities to solve the problem was to update vital drivers to the latest working version. One good source is the ‘Windows Update Catalog’ site. From here you can download any content distributed by Windows Update itself. One of these contents are the latest registered device … Continue reading Updating Drivers for WU Catalog manually »

HOWTO fix Windows Update error 0x80244019

On two of ‘my’ Windows Server 2008 r2, I had an update (KB2992611) that failed with the following error code: 0x80244019 In my investigations, I found the following procedure to fix the problem (in both cases). The Solution Open an Administrative Command Prompt. As a first step you have to stop Shadow Copy & Windows Update services, by the following commands: net stop wuauserv net … Continue reading HOWTO fix Windows Update error 0x80244019 »

HOWTO reset Windows Update client

In our lab, we had a few machines with different Windows Update problems. Some PCs don’t accept anything from our WSUS server, some others seem to have other problems that prevent Windows Update working. I ran the system and MS troubleshooters, but the problems weren’t solved. In all cases, the OSes seem to be healthy. Solution I had a long investigation phase, but I didn’t … Continue reading HOWTO reset Windows Update client »

Windows 10 – few steps for a smooth Feature Update

A couple of weeks ago, Windows 10 Feature Update 1709 was released, and for the second time I met some problems during the process. My investigations detected 3 possible solutions: do something before and after the update download the new W10 version by MS media download tool do a clean installation. Luckily my problems were fixed by applying with the first one. Preparations to apply … Continue reading Windows 10 – few steps for a smooth Feature Update »