Tag: windows update

VMWare Workstation 11 and Windows 10 Blackscreen [Resolved]

There is a case where a user has Windows 10 running on VMware Workstation 11.  While this is recognized as an unsupported setup by VMware, Microsoft Windows 10 has been fully operational and running until the latest mandatory update.  The latest update from a really early version of Windows 10 (1511), presented the black-screen and made Windows inaccessible.  A roll-back…

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WSUS Post Install Essentials

There are many articles that more than adequately detail a basic installation of the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). This article assumes two things. The GPO has been configured and that this is a fresh installation of Windows Server 2012 with WSUS installed. No computers have connected yet. This article picks up at this point. Additional updates and configurations were…

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Microsoft Windows Update error 0x80240025

Recently attempted to update a Microsoft Windows XP workstation only to encounter an error message, error 0x80240025. According to one forum, it could be that of a Group policy to disable access to the Windows update. Error 0x80240025 denotes a Group Policy setting. If you check the registry for the DisableWindowsUpdateAccess key, you will likely find the following: S-1-5-18 maps…

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