Troubleshooting – WSUS “Duplicate SID from IMAGE Deployment”

If the client have duplicate SID, it’s make computers not showing in the wsus console.

The duplicate SID are came from Image base deployment .

If you generalize the image using sysprep this issue will not show.

You can run below scipt in the client that not detected in WSUS console.

Save below script as bat file, and run the file using administrative account.

net stop wuauserv
REG DELETE “HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate” /v AccountDomainSid /f
REG DELETE “HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate” /v PingID /f
REG DELETE “HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate” /v SusClientId /f
net start wuauserv
wuauclt /resetauthorization /detectnow

Credit to original script creator.

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