Problem:

err20140227

Try to upgrade “manually” with psconfig:

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\BIN>psconfig -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b -force -cmd applicationcontent -install -cmd installfeatures

Error:

Performing configuration task 5 of 6
Upgrading SharePoint Products…

10.00%Failed to upgrade SharePoint Products.

An exception of type Microsoft.SharePoint.PostSetupConfiguration.PostSetupConfig
urationTaskException was thrown.  Additional exception information: The upgrade
command is invalid or a failure has been encountered.
Failed to upgrade SharePoint Products.

Solution:

When running

Performing configuration task 5 of 6..

Run this command from parallel cmd console:

net start SPTraceV4 & net start SPWriterV4 & net start SPAdminV4 & net start SPTimerV4 & net start OSearch14 & net start SPSearch4

Special Thanks to streamo

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