Errors upgrading from WSUS2 to WSUS3

Discussion in 'Update Services' started by Toxic, Jun 10, 2007.

  1. Toxic

    Toxic Guest

    Help any ideas
    Here is the contents of the WSUSSetup.log file
    WSUS DB is not on the c drive
    Using SBS2003

    2007-06-09 10:03:20 Success MWUSSetup Validating pre-requisites...
    2007-06-09 10:03:20 Error MWUSSetup Failed to determine if an
    higher version of WSUS is installed. Assuming it is not... (Error 0x80070002:
    The system cannot find the file specified.)
    2007-06-09 10:03:37 Error MWUSSetup CSqlConnection::Open:
    Failed to open SQL connection to instance SERVER\WSUS (Error 0x80004005:
    Unspecified error)
    2007-06-09 10:03:37 Error MWUSSetup
    CUpgradeDriver::performPreSetupActions: Failed to open connection to SQL
    instance %computername%\WSUS (Error 0x80004005: Unspecified error)
    2007-06-09 10:03:37 Error MWUSSetup CSetupDriver::LaunchSetup:
    Failed to perform pre-setup actions (Error 0x80004005: Unspecified error)
    2007-06-09 10:03:37 Error MWUSSetup
    CProgressManager::EnableCancel: GetDlgItem returning error (Error 0x80070578:
    Invalid window handle.)
    2007-06-09 10:07:30 Error MWUSSetup DoInstall: Wsus setup
    failed (Error 0x80004005: Unspecified error)
    Toxic, Jun 10, 2007
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  2. How about you tell us exactly what you did.
    As noted in the error log, the installer cannot connect to the existing
    instance of the database server. Whether it's there, or just misconfigured,
    is an important point.

    Does "Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine (WSUS)" appear in Add/Remove
    Is this SBS2003 Standard Edition or Premium Edition?
    Is this SBS2003 SP1 or SBS2003 R2?

    Have you checked *ALL* of the documented issues in the WSUS3 README
    pertaining to SBS2003 and upgrading from WSUS2 to WSUS3?

    Lawrence Garvin, M.S., MCTS, MCP
    Independent WSUS Evangelist
    MVP-Software Distribution (2005-2007)

    Everything you need for WSUS is at

    And, almost everything else is at
    Lawrence Garvin \(MVP\), Jun 11, 2007
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  3. Toxic

    Toxic Guest

    I was trying to upgrade.
    Yes it does show in add remove programs
    SBS 2003 STD SP1
    Toxic, Jun 15, 2007
  4. Toxic

    Toxic Guest

    Any ideas

    Toxic, Jun 19, 2007
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