WSUS installation fails with error "Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP1 could not install WSUSService and the performance counters. For more information, see the setup logs"
. Below steps helps in resolving the issue.
1. Execute command locdtr /R
2. Uninstall Windows Internal database
3. Enable Direct Metabase Edit check box in IIS Service Manager (inetmgr)
4. Install WSUS.