• 2000023: Resetting the software distribution folder

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    In the start menu search box type command prompt in Start menu search box, then right click it and choose Run as administrator

    Next run the following commands one by one:

    net stop bits
    net stop wuauserv
    net stop cryptsvc

    Ren %Systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore DataStore.bak
    Ren %Systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution\Download Download.bak
    Ren %Systemroot%\System32\catroot2 catroot2.bak

    net start bits
    net start wuauserv
    net start cryptsvc

    softwdi

    Susan Bradley Patch Lady

    • This topic was modified 5 months, 1 week ago by Susan Bradley.
    • This topic was modified 5 months, 1 week ago by PKCano.
    • This topic was modified 5 months, 1 week ago by PKCano.
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    • #2473455

      Missing backslashes on the three rename lines in the copyable text.

      Windows 11 Pro version 22H2 build 22621.1194 + Microsoft 365/Edge

      • #2473468

        Fixed and Susan notified.

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      • #2473620

        No worries, I have to follow up with wordfence who hasn’t gotten back to me (they are the cause of the issue)

        Susan Bradley Patch Lady

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    • #2473741

      Test for wordfence people – will remove after test is done

      c:\windows\user

      Ren %Systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore DataStore.bak

      Susan Bradley Patch Lady

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