Windows 2003 Service Pack 1 – Hanging on Install

Last night I was trying to install Service Pack 1 for Windows 2003 on our main developement server – it took three (3) hours to finally get it installed. I had the problem where it was hanging on the step “Backing Up Registry”. It did this to me twice, I tried rebooting, shutting down services – you name it. I finally came across the answer: Turn on MSDTC service (Listed...