Prerequisites for reinstall of WSUS 3.0 SP2?

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Prerequisites for reinstall of WSUS 3.0 SP2?

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Having had my SBS 2008 64-bit server's WSUS installation utterly trashed by KB2720211, I am trying to reinstall WSUS by the drastic means of removing all WSUSsy things from the server and reinstalling. However, in seems that you can't install WSUS 3.0 SP2 because it says there is "a file missing", in fact a registry key.

So do I have to reinstall WSUS 3.0 then WSUS 3.0 SP1 first, before installing SP2?
Or just WSUS 3.0 SP1 first?

The WSUS documentation is remarkably uninformative about this matter...

Thanks!
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Re: Prerequisites for reinstall of WSUS 3.0 SP2?

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Ho-hum. The goalposts move. When I try the installation of WSUS 3.0 SP2 again it goes all the way through, but fails because some DLL (unspecified, as far as I can see) is missing. And this is a piece of software on which we are relying to feed updates consistently to all our PCs and servers...
John Gray

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