HowTo fix Windows Update on a fresh Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 installation

A common problem on fresh Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 installations is, that the Windows Update Agent is way to old to contact Microsoft for updates. After quite a bit research and help from my twitter colleague René Bigler I found the necessary updates to fix this issue.

This is the list:

  1. KB3020369
  2. KB3156417
  3. KB3172605
  4. KB3179573
  5. KB3185278
  6. KB3125574 – Convenience Rollup Windows 7 / 2008 R2

I converted this into a PDQ Deploy Update Task for Windows x64 installations:

PDQ Deploy

Here is the PDQ File:
Convenience Rollup for Windows 7 _ 2008 R2 with Reboot.xml (1060 downloads )

Author: Marco

Marco is an IT-System administrator and IT-Consultant with 10+ years experience. He is specialized in the delivery of virtual Apps and Desktops with Citrix solutions. In 2017 he has been awarded Citrix Technology Advocate by Citrix for his community work (#CTA). His second core area is availability & performance monitoring with Zabbix, a leading open-source solution. His employer is the German IT-Company ANAXCO, which is developing a Transport Management Software (TMS) based on Microsoft Dynamics AX. More about Marco

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