Windows Update error 0x800F081F

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Seems I've encountered this issue several times over the last few weeks with Windows Server 2012.  I attempt to install updates and the progress bar will hang, essentially stalling out.  I cancel, I restart but I end up in the same place.

When I first saw this issue, I read something about setting updates to install automatically in the middle of the night which managed to get the updates installed but it doesn't actually solve the problem.

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Restoring .BKF Files on Windows Server 2008 R2

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While attempting to restore files from an NTBackup .bkf file, you might find a reference to the Windows NT Backup Restore Utility for Windows 2008 Server and not Windows 2008 Server R2.  If attempting to install the former, you'll be greeted with an error which basically states you need to add the feature "Removable Storage Manager" but you are unable to locate this feature. 

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