WSUS Install Error on Windows Server 2008 R2

KB ID 0000295 Dtd 13/07/10

Problem

When you try and install WSUS (Windows Update Services 3.0 SP1) onto Windows Server 2008 R2 you see the following error,

Error:
This program is blocked due to compatibility issues
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Program: Windows Server Update Services
Publisher: Microsoft
Location c:{huge hex number}WusSetup.exe

WSUS This program is blocked due to compatibility issues

Solution

WSUS 3.0 SP1 is NOT supported on Windows Server 2008 R2, you need to download and install WSUS 3.0 SP2 from here.

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