Article ID: 2761925 - View products that this article applies to.
The Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) console crashes when browsing for updates and displays the following error message:
An unexpected error occurred.
click reset server node to try to connect to the server again
Event Type: Error
Event Source: Windows Server Update Services
Event Category: None
Event ID: 7053
Description: The WSUS administration console has encountered an unexpected error. This may be a transient error; try restarting the administration console.
To resolve this issue, delete the WSUS application cache from the location below:
C:\Documents and Settings\<user profile>\application data\microsoft\mmc
where user profile is the currently logged in user profile.
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Article ID: 2761925 - Last Review: October 11, 2012 - Revision: 1.0