To support windows 10 I have to migrate my WSUS server to windows 2012. However when running post-deployment configuration it keep running into error.

Open the error log it says:


So after some research, thanks for this post

I have got following solution for a quick fix:

1. Login as local administrator

2. Run powershell command

uninstall-windowsfeature -name windows-internal-database

3. Remove WSUS role

4. Restart computer delete folder c:\windows\wid

5. Reinstall WSUS, this time run Post deplyment configruation, after several mintues it shows completed.


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