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WSUS shows third party update approved but not downloaded

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Updated December 15, 2016


After publishing a package to WSUS, it shows Approved but not Downloaded.


All Patch Manager versions


  • The WSUS Service has not been started on the WSUS server.
  • The account using that service (if using anything other than Network Service) does not have permissions to the WSUS database.




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