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 Date: Time: User: N/A Computer: Description: The WSUS administration console has encountered an unexpected error. This may be a transient error; try restarting the administration console.
This can occur if the application cache is corrupted.
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.