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Unable to import files using Patch Manager Package Assistant

Created by Brandon Painter, last modified by Rodim Suarez on Apr 19, 2017

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Any of the following errors are displayed when importing the correct source file from Download Assistant:

  • Invalid File Name
  • The file that was selected does not match the name in the package. Select another file that matches
  • Invalid Checksum


Patch Manager 2.1


  1. Go to the package.
  2. Open Software Publishing > Catalog, and then select the target update.
  3. Right-click the package, and then select Edit. 
  4. When the Package Wizard opens, click Next.
  5. On the PreRequisite rules screen, click Next.
  6. When the Package Assistant dialogue box appears, click OK.
  7. On the Package Download Assistant screen, click Cancel.
  8. Click Yes on the Information window.
  9. On the Select Package page, select the I already have the content for the package locally on my network option. 
  10. Click the browse button on the right and browse to the location of the page.
    Click Yes to confirm and if it asks you that the checksum do not match.
  11. Click Next on the Applicability Rules, Installed Rules and Summary screens.
  12. Click OK once the Complete message appears.
  13. You can now publish the package to your WSUS server.

Note: If a notification is displayed saying that the checksum or file is different, ignore and continue with the prompts to allow the import process.


Last modified
19:28, 18 Apr 2017