Freeing up disk space by cleaning up a WSUS server

I have a few customers that run Windows Small Business Servers, and with using the default configuration, the server’s hard drive space can be completely filled in a matter of months by old updates. ┬áThis is because of the WSUS (Windows Server Update Services) service that runs by default in SBS machines in order to […]

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Fixing WSUS Updates for (improperly) imaged clients

Create a batch file, (call it whatever you want; ex. fixwsus.bat) Place these lines in the batch file, and run on all machines that have been imaged improperly. reg delete HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate /v AccountDomainSid /f reg delete HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate /v PingID /f reg delete HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate /v SusClientId /f cls @echo Triggering detection after resetting WSUS client identity […]

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