Even after a reboot I can't run the 4. For detailed solution, please refer to the following article: As the article says, you need to run System Update Readiness Tool firstly. Please note that the server is currently running at Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard only. I am getting the following error: Unexpected error refreshing Server manager: The referenced assembly is not installed on your system. The two machines must have the same system architecture 32- or 64-bit.
Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. I'd rather not rebuild the entire system. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. Windows Update does download and install updates without a problem. It may be necessary to create the Packages directory first. I see the Windows Installer Module terminating repeatedly in the event log Otherwise - I'm stumped. Hi BlakeDuffey, You may also try to install the latest version of Windows Installer and run System Update Readiness Tool again.
Article Summary: This article provides information on using the System Update Readiness Tool to repair Windows Update-related issues in Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Hi, · Have you made any recent changes to the computer prior to the issue? The original problem is that Server Manager will not display any Roles information. If you have a 64bit Windows Server 2008, download the x64 version. In later versions, its functionality has been replaced by a set of Deployment Image Servicing and Management Dism commands.
If you cannot install that on your server, the last option is to perform an in-place upgrade which will fix the problem of the Server Manager. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 R2 Prerelease License Terms. However, as we continue to improve our operating systems, we must continue to improve our troubleshooting tools as well. Please make sure you have enough space in your System drive. This tool is being offered because an. Click Yes to accept the Microsoft Software License Terms. Any help you can offer to continue troubleshooting this problem will be appreciated.
Click Go online to obtain the latest updates for installation recommended. Karen, Should this be necessary on a Windows 2008 R2 server? Method 3: If you have any issue installing Windows updates. Again I am sorry for the delay, but I hope that this information proves to be better late than never. It does so by scanning files and registry keys associated with updates and replacing corrupt ones with good versions. Note Performing a repair installation will not damage files and applications that are currently installed on your computer. I was just thinking you might have a try because there might be the problem of the Windows Installer. I am sick and tired of banging my head against the wall on this one.
This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. Although, I have tried many methods in relation to Windows Update to resolve this problem with the System Update Readiness Tool. This tool is being offered because an inconsistency was found in the Windows servicing store which may prevent the successful installation of future updates, service packs, and software. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. Sometimes it can be hard to tell, from an internal viewpoint, what is being viewed by our customers until the data has been analyzed. I'm trying the system update readiness tool for x64 windows 7, but wonder if I should be using the readiness tool for x64 windows server 2008 R2 or just the windows 7 x64 tool? I can re-install windows from scratch, but I'd rather not, since there's no way of knowing that we won't face this problem again.
In the Programs list, click Setup. Windows 2008 R2 Datacenter server - running as a Hyper-V server. So, now I am stuck. On the Which type of installation do you want? If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact. What would you advise in this case? Important: The System Update Readiness Tool is only available for Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2.
Thanks and will keep you informed. Close all the running applications. This is usually due to the necessary repair files not being present. I'm trying to fix 2 problems. Please let me know how to address this issue. I have tried the suggestion by Mike Burr on this to run the tool manually but that didn't yield any results.