Windows: Windows Update does not install any updates. You’re up to date

Hi,

the situation:

Windows does not install any update and says “You’re up to date”.

I tried the following commands to investigate:

A WMI Query for all installed hotfixes return that no instance is available

D:\> wmic qfe
no instances available

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FTP: Setup a simple (read only) FTP server without install everything

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for some reasons, for example firmware updatse of IoT devices you need a readonly/anonymous FTP server and you don’t wont install and configure a whole ftp solution for this.

The python module twisted offers such a simple server. The ftp server must started with root privileges because it uses a port <1024. I always create a virtual python environment (ftp-venv) for such things.
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VMware Workstation: Downloaded ovf template does not boot: SYSTEM THREAD EXCEPTION NOT HANDLED

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Error description: You have downloaded a virtual machine from a vSphere instance via ovf export and it won’t start due to:

Bluscreen: SYSTEM THREAD EXCEPTION NOT HANDLED

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Windows: Add a static/persistent route

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to add a static route to a Windows machine use the route command.
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Windows: Could not install updates due to an outdated servicing stack

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a custom had the problem that he couldn’t install the latest Windows update (windows10.0-kb5004760-x64_b1789ff430beaa785e620ea39fa7a6e1254e555d.msu, Errorcode: 0x80242017) due to an outdated servicing stack.
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