April 2019

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Windows Update Error 80070659 – Server 2012 RDS host

Environment Windows Server 2012 R2 Roles installed File and Storage Services IIS Print Services Remote Desktop Services Problem I was trying to install a bunch of pending Security Updates to a Windows Server 2012 RDS Host, Windows patches were successful but when trying to install the Microsoft Office patches i received a failure code 80070659 Solution You will find the following registry keys set to 1 changing them to 0 allowed me to install the patches successfully HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Install\DisableMSI HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Install\DisablePatch