Server 2008 update to allow SP2 RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi there.  I'm trying to install SP2 on Server 2008 (so I can install TFS Beta) but cannot.  I have run the 'System Update Readiness' tool, saw that some files that were missing and have replaced them.  Runnign the tool again has highlighted different changes, and I'm not sure what to do on these ones to get it to the point where SP2 will install.  The log file is now as follows:

    Checking System Update Readiness.
    Binary Version 6.0.6001.22375
    Package Version 5.0
    2010-01-25 09:15

    Checking Deployment Packages

    Checking Package Manifests and catalogs.

    Checking package watchlist.

    Checking component watchlist.

    Checking packages.

    Checking component store
    (f)    CSI Payload File Missing    0x00000000    ndis.sys    x86_microsoft-windows-ndis_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.18005_none_a9b2a4d31930d864   
    (f)    CSI Payload File Missing    0x00000000    netapi32.dll    x86_microsoft-windows-netapi32_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.18005_none_8f1f941efeb1a97e   
    Seconds executed: 126
     Found 2 errors
      CSI Payload File Missing Total Count: 2
    It appears that both of these files do actually appear to exist on the server , well, in a way.  The netapi32.dll definitely does, as it's contained within a file of the same name as listed above:


    For the other one though, while the container file exists:


    it contains two files - ndistrace.mof and ndismigplugin.dll, but not an ndis.sys file.

    Can anyone get me back on track to fixing this please?


    Monday, January 25, 2010 4:29 AM


All replies

  • Hi,


    Please refer to the following article to resolve this issue:




    Hope it helps.


    Tim Quan - MSFT


    Monday, January 25, 2010 4:46 AM
  • Thanks Tim.  I had found that article though, but it doesn't give me everything I need.  It pretty much just says I need to get these files.  What I really need to know is exactly which files I need and where to put them, as well as where I can get them, as I don't have access to another 2008 Server.  Can you help with that?  The thing that really threw me is that a search for these files on the server DID find them, but obviously something is wrong???
    Monday, January 25, 2010 4:57 AM
  • Hi Daryl,


    Please download the hotfix.zip file from the following site, extract it and then you will get the files.



    Password: 9Xg*X$Pv)fH


    Hope it helps.


    Tim Quan - MSFT


    • Marked as answer by Daryl Naumann Wednesday, January 27, 2010 12:49 AM
    Tuesday, January 26, 2010 8:45 AM
  • Thanks Tim, that's exactly what I needed.  Sorry for the delay in responding, yesterday wsa a holiday here.  I've now copied them across, and SP2 is being installed as I type.  I've done this enough now to know I'm not completely out of the woods yet, but thanks heaps for your help.  Hopefully I won't need anymore!  Thanks again.
    • Marked as answer by Daryl Naumann Wednesday, January 27, 2010 12:49 AM
    • Unmarked as answer by Daryl Naumann Wednesday, January 27, 2010 12:49 AM
    Wednesday, January 27, 2010 12:48 AM
  • Hi Tim,

    Can you post them again - I need them as well.

    Thursday, February 18, 2010 12:19 PM
  • Hi,

    I do not have a Windows Server 2008 x86 system now.

    You can simply copy these files from a working  Windows Server 2008 x86 system  to your problematic one to replace the files.

    Tim Quan - MSFT

    Friday, February 19, 2010 8:04 AM
  • Hi Tim,

    I am referring to the fix.zip file that is frequently mentioned in these threads.  I might also add how frustrating this issue is.  Many people seem to have the same problem why hasn't Microsoft posted a fix for this which is more readily available.

    It seems like this fix.zip file will correct the problem why is it so difficult to get?

    Friday, February 19, 2010 10:41 AM