Jun 01 2015

MS Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 Standard

This is rather an old article referring MS Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 Standard or equivalent. Very often on manual window server update, the download might fail. The below are some command you can try stop the services and clean up the download caches.

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>net stop WUAUSERV
The Automatic Updates service is stopping.
The Automatic Updates service was stopped successfully.

Delete manually the content of C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>net start WUAUSERV
The Automatic Updates service is starting.
The Automatic Updates service was started successfully.

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