WSUS install problem – no network connection

Server 2008 R2 install of WSUS fails with


Windows server update services – Installation failed.
The update cannot be found. There may be a network connection issue

Error: Group Policy pointing towards a non-functioning WSUS server. Change the following setting to Disabled/Not Configured

Computer Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Windows Updates\Allow signed updates from an intranet Microsoft update service location


Setting Internet Explorer Homepage

Set the homepage in two places within the GPO to ensure Windows 7 actually applies the setting:

User Configuration\Policies\Windows Settings\Internet Explorer Maintenance\URLs\Important URLs

User Configuration\Polices\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Internet Explorer\Disable changing homepage settings

GPO Java Update

‘——————————– Script Start ——————————————————–

Set oShell = CreateObject(“WScript.Shell”)

sRegKey = “HKLM\SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Java Update\Policy”

oShell.RegWrite sRegKey & “\EnableJavaUpdate”, 00000000, “REG_DWORD”

‘——————————– Script End ——————————————————–

Server 2003 use the above logon script to edit the regkey

Server 2008/2008R2 push as reg key using GPO

Key is

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Javasoft\Java Update\Policy]


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