I come from Singapore but find myself now living and working in the Netherlands, specialising in SMS 2003 / Configmgr 2007. I enjoy working and connecting people with computers and I hope I can share as much information as I can here through this blog.
“Computers do not just work like that, at the press of a button. From the moment a computer is switched on in your office, magic happens. That’s why you need an IT department and they do more than crawling under your desk to plug in that wire you kicked out.”
The hotfix is now available from MS : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2509007
For anyone out there with a problem with stalled software updates (especially with large bundles), the following link will be very useful information for anyone experiencing this issue when software updates hang for no apparent reasons during a build via Task Sequence. A reinitialization may help but the issue appears to be random. Microsoft outlines more of the issue here, and more information will be made available from Microsoft when the root cause is found.
No progress in the following logs when issue occurs during the running of a Task Sequence:
Summary of remedies:
1. Spilt up the Office updates from the main security update bulk. More information here.2. Remove Intel Mass Storage Drivers from the Task Sequence and let Windows 7 install the default Microsoft drivers.
Credit to Brian Huneycutt for the entry below:http://blogs.technet.com/b/configmgrteam/archive/2011/01/28/known-issue-install-software-updates-action-hangs-on-windows-7.aspx