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Error: Failed to publish upgrade. Cannot access a closed stream

Updated May 2, 2017


The following error occurs when publishing and deploying third party updates:

Failed to publish Google Chrome 57.0.2987.133 EXE (Upgrade). Cannot access a closed Stream.

None of the third party updates stored are displayed when clicking the Update Services button.


  • Patch Manager 2.1.3
  • WSUS 3.0 SP2
  • .NET 4.0


The error is caused when you are running a WSUS 3.0 SP2 release with .NET 4.0 installed on the WSUS server.



  1. On the WSUS server, re-install the package. See System Center Update Publisher does not publish customized updates to a computer if WSUS 3.0 SP2 and the .Net Framework 4.0 are installed (© 2017 Microsoft, available at , obtained on May 2, 2017).
  2. Reboot the WSUS server if the MS KB requires so.
  3. Redeploy the WSUS certificate to your nodes through GPO.



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