Windows SBS 2003: Troubleshooting Update Services error "The Element Already Exists in the Collection"

After synchronizing updates released on Tuesday, April 13, 2010, the Update Services node in the SBS 2003 Console returns an error: The element already exists in the collection. Parameter name: value. Resolution: Decline Security Update for Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 3 (KB976703) using following steps: 1. Click Start, Administrative Tools, Windows Server Update Services […]

After synchronizing updates released on Tuesday, April 13, 2010, the Update Services node in the SBS 2003 Console returns an error: The element already exists in the collection. Parameter name: value. Resolution: Decline Security Update for Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 3 (KB976703) using following steps: 1. Click Start, Administrative Tools, Windows Server Update Services 2. On Action menu, click Search 3. In text box, enter 976703 and click Find Now 4. When result is returned, right-click 976703 update for Exchange 2000 and click Decline 5. Click Yes on pop-up 6. Click Close in Search dialog 7. If you’ve one or more Exchange 2000 Servers, you’ll want to install Security Update for Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 3 (KB976703) manually from Microsoft Update or from Microsoft Download Center.

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