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If you do not need—or do not want to deploy—certain updates to your network ever, you need to manually select and decline updates. Declining updates for the sake of managing what you see in the update views is NOT the way to manage WSUS. You should scope your views instead … Read More

If you Google WSUS Permissions, you may end up getting a boatload of links to support help on TechNet, Spiceworks, ExpertsExchange, Microsoft Docs, or other blogs around the Internet. Most of the links are only for specific parts – maybe the WsusContent folder, maybe something to do with 1 particular … Read More

The default Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) mode for WSUS is background priority mode. As written on Docs,
Unless the job is time critical or the user is actively waiting, you should always use a background priority. However, there are times when you may want to switch from background priority to … Read More

There’s nothing worse than finding the perfect software, only to discover it’s not regularly updated or that you can’t access meaningful support. At AJ Tek, we believe it’s important to constantly evolve our software and be available to our customers should there be any questions or issues.

Updated WSUS Maintenance Software
We’re … Read More

How much time do you spend on WSUS maintenance? Do you put it off because of the time it requires, or do you just dread the monotonous tasks of going through updates? Do you even know that you need to do WSUS maintenance? Did you know that there is an … Read More

As a system admin, it’s likely that you’ll run into WSUS errors and Windows Update client errors, as it’s just part of the job. The extremely frustrating part is that often, the error code is a maddening mix of letters and numbers:

0x8024401F
0x8024401c
0x8024402b
0x8024500c
0x80244019

0x800F826
0x8024400d
0x8024401c
0x800705b4
0x80072EE2

0x80d05001
0x8000ffff
0x80244008
0x80070002

Trying to understand and troubleshoot the issue requires researching … Read More

2 Easy Steps:

Download and install Microsoft System CLR Types for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (https://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/download/details.aspx?id=29065)

Expand “Install Instructions” below the Download button.
Find “Microsoft® System CLR Types for Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012”
Download and install the x64 package.

Download and install Microsoft Report Viewer 2012 Runtime (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35747)

That’s it. Close … Read More

If you’re running out of space in your WSUS database, you might decline updates and run the Cleanup Wizard; however, this Cleanup tool doesn’t actually clean the database, leading to sluggish and slow operations. 

To easily clean up your WSUS database, there’s only one solution: download and install WAM (WSUS Automated … Read More

In order to keep WAM affordable for businesses and to continue providing prompt support and new development, we streamline our ordering process. That includes having all our transactions done online so that customers can purchase a WAM license and immediately begin using our software. That means we only accept purchases … Read More

According to Microsoft Support, you should be performing WSUS maintenance monthly.1 Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for System Administrators to set up WSUS servers and then forget or completely ignore maintenance tasks, which can cause a number of problems down the road.

WAM (WSUS Automated Maintenance) was designed to help IT professionals … Read More