Blue Screen on Windows 2008 R2 – “0x00000101 – CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT”

Symptom: A computer running Windows 2008 R2 with the Hyper-V role installed will randomly blue screen.  The blue screen error contains the message: “0x00000101 – CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT” The affected server is equipped with one or more Intel Xeon 55xx series processors or a Core ix desktop processor. Problem: According to Microsoft, these Intel processors “generate incorrect …

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Installing and Configuring Windows Server Update Services 3.0 w/SP2

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) is a free component for Windows Server that allows you to create your own mirror for Windows Update and control every aspect of how updates are distributed on your network. (Download it here.) Prerequisites: Windows Server 2003 or later (or SBS) IIS 6.0 or later .NET Framework 2.0 or later …

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