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Error when publishing and deploying third party updates

Updated July 23, 2018


When you run the Patch Manager Publishing Wizard to publish and deploy your third-party updates, the following error message displays in the wizard: 

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


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 server hosting WSUS is running WSUS 3.0 SP2 release with .NET 4.0 installed on the WSUS server.


  1. Reinstall the package on the WSUS server. 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 for instructions (© 2018 Microsoft Corporation, available at , obtained on July 23, 2018).
  2. Reboot the WSUS server.
  3. Redeploy the WSUS certificate to your nodes using your GPO.


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