Re: Windows Update Error 0x800C0008 after updating the WU client
From: Steve Shockley (steve.shockley_at_SHOCKLEY.NET)
Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2004 15:54:12 -0500 To: NTBUGTRAQ@LISTSERV.NTBUGTRAQ.COM
Joe Dance wrote:
> I have recently installed five new desktop computers. On two of the
> systems, Windows Update is not working.
I believe this is due to a Microsoft certificate expiring on 07-Jan-03. On
the machine I experienced the problem on (Win2k Advanced Server SP3) I was
able to resolve it by downloading the iuident.cab file manually (on an XP
machine), exporting the signing certificate from the cab, then reimporting
it on the server. The steps I took:
Find iuident.cab, probably in C:\Program Files\WindowsUpdate\V4
Digital Signatures tab
Select cert, then Details button
Copy to File... button
Select P7B, check "Include all...", then Next
Give it a file name, then Next, then Finish.
Copy that file to your broken machine, and double-click to install.
Note that the expired cert also caused other problems; my server was an OWA
front-end, the initial symptom was clients getting a message that our SSL
cert had expired when it hadn't. It also only happened on one of two
supposedly identical machines.
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