ZTIWindowsupdate has run And Failed too Many Times. Microsoft – Printer 6/21/2006 12:00:00 AM 10.0.15063.0

Recently I discovered a really annoyoing issue when:
Error message: ZTIWindowsupdate has run And Failed too Many Times. Microsoft – Printer 6/21/2006 12:00:00 AM 10.0.15063.0
Deploying with MDT
NO WSUS
Both Windows 10 1703 and Windows 10 1709

Here´s the issue, when running the Windows update step in the MDT, it hangs on some Updates
2017-11-06 16_05_17-TEST F12 på PONWEN-LAP01 - Anslutning till virtuell dator.png

2017-11-06 16_11_41-TEST F12 på PONWEN-LAP01 - Anslutning till virtuell dator.png

Biggest question, What it is?
Its two drivers,
Microsoft to PDF
XPS Services

And somehow it causes the Windowsupdate to retry,retry and retry. Its simpely cant succeed. These updates are not in the WSUS just when you going to microsoft.com

My solution is to “Disable” the feature before the updates, and “Enable” them after the updates. Because it bad drivers from Microsoft.

The solution:
1. First, Open the Task Sequence that you are deploying.

2. Add a Step into the task sequence. (Make sure you add it After Windows is Installed, Add it just before Windows update is running.)
Add\Roles\Uninstall Roles and Features
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3. Check Microsoft Print to PDF
2017-11-06 15_42_39-sql.invidjkp.local - ASG-RemoteDesktop 2017 - invjkp-mdt01.png

4. Check XPS Services
2017-11-06 15_48_20-sql.invidjkp.local - ASG-RemoteDesktop 2017 - invjkp-mdt01.png

5. Then We add a new step in the task sequence. Pretty down in the task sequence. Just before “Apply Local GPO Package”
Add\Roles\Install Roles and Features
2017-11-06 15_51_07-sql.invidjkp.local - ASG-RemoteDesktop 2017 - invjkp-mdt01.png

6. Check Microsoft Print to PDF
2017-11-06 16_12_58-sql.invidjkp.local - ASG-RemoteDesktop 2017 - invjkp-mdt01.png

7. Check XPS Services
2017-11-06 16_17_41-sql.invidjkp.local - ASG-RemoteDesktop 2017 - invjkp-mdt01.png

8. Then apply

9. Update your Deploymentshare and try again. On my machine it solved the issue. Good luck!
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/Pontus

6 thoughts on “ZTIWindowsupdate has run And Failed too Many Times. Microsoft – Printer 6/21/2006 12:00:00 AM 10.0.15063.0

  1. Pingback: MDT - Windowsupdate has ran too many times - MS Printer - ITnMore

  2. Just curious, now that I’ve added these steps into the task sequence.. an extra step is presented asking what roles should be installed during deployment. Is there anyway that this can be removed?

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