Windows Update – Error number: 0x8DDD0018

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When attempting to run Windows Update the following message appears: ‘Error number: 0x8DDD0018.’ This message states that the Automatic Updates, BITS, and Event Log services must be started, but they are all started and WinUpdates still fails.

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nginx 502 bad gateway

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[note]May 22, 2012: I have since moved away from TCP backend to Unix sockets. This has resolved my sporadic 502’s and gave better performance.
In /etc/rc.local I removed the -a and -p arguments and replaced with -b /tmp/php.socket and in my nginx configuration, I set fastcgi_pass unix:/tmp/php.socket;
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