Veeam: Unable to install Windows 2008 R2 SP1 error 800F0A12


One of my test Veeam Backup servers was running Windows 2008 R2 without Service Pack 1. So I decided to install Service Pack 1 but all I got was the following error message:

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To fix this error follow the next steps:

  1. Be sure there are now active Veeam Backup jobs. But I think that’s not the case during a maintenance windows.
  2. Open a command prompt and start DISKPART.
  3. Enable the automount feature via: automount enable:
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  4. Restart the Veeam Backup server.
  5. Install Windows 2008 R2 Service Pack 1.
  6. Restart the Veeam Backup server.
  7. Open a command prompt and start DISKPART.
  8. Disable the automount feature via: automount disable
  9. Restart the Veeam Backup server.

Source: http://blogs.technet.com

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