Sometimes, especially after a Domain migration, old GPOs remain cached on a client computer.
To remove those cached GPO files follow these steps: (more…)
Windows Server Update Services fails to start with a fairly generic error message.
- Run elevated Command Prompt and issue the following command:
"C:\Program Files\Update Services\Tools\wsusutil.exe" postinstall /servicing
- Restart “WSUS Service”
Starting with Windows 8 Microsoft has a replacement/alternative “start menu” that is accessible via the Windows+X key.
If the Windows+X, or right-click Start, does not work then check path to these files/folders/apps menu items at: %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\WinX
If that folder does not exist try copying it from another user’s home/profile path.
To restore the “Start” button and menu options you can try this one liner from an “Administrator Command Prompt”:
dism.exe /online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup & dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth & sfc /scannow & pause