SBS 2008 Update Rollup 5 Released

Microsoft has just released Update Rollup 5 for Windows Small Business Server 2008. This update is available from the Microsoft Update website.

This update addresses the following issues that were not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article.

Issue 1
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) log files grow quickly and consume a large amount of disk space.

Issue 2
You cannot correctly disable IP version 6 (IPv6) by clearing the Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) checkbox in the network connection properties dialog box.

Issue 3
When you try to install Windows SBS 2008 Update Rollup 4 after you uninstall Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, the installation may fail.

Issue 4
When you try to edit the properties of a user account, you may receive the following error message:
“Invalid E-mail alias
This e-mail alias already exists. Type a different e-mail alias.”

Note: This issue occurs when the user account has the same SMTP mailbox name as a mail-enabled contact. For example, a user account has an email address of, and a mail-enabled contact has an email address of In this example, you may receive the error message when you try to change the user account.

Issue 5
After you install an earlier update rollup for Windows SBS 2008, you may receive the following event in the application event log every 5 to 10 minutes:
Log Name: Application
Source: Windows SharePoint Services 3 Search
Event ID: 2424
Task Category: Gatherer
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
The update cannot be started because the content sources cannot be accessed. Fix the errors and try the update again.
Context: Application ‘Search’, Catalog ‘index file on the search server Search’

In this situation, new content is not added to the search index. Therefore, new content cannot be found when you perform a full-text search in the companyweb website.

Issue 6
You may experience compatibility issues with Windows Internet Explorer 9. For example, Internet Explorer 9 may not work correctly with the following websites:


2010 in review

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Crunchy numbers

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About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed about 34,000 times in 2010. If it were the Taj Mahal, it would take about 4 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 42 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 26 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 2mb. That’s about 2 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was October 18th with 584 views. The most popular post that day was Upgrade Your New PDF Acrobat Reader Hoax – Part III.

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Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Upgrade Your New PDF Acrobat Reader Hoax – Part III October 2010


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