Clients Unable to update - "Cached cookie has expired or new PID is available"

Issue  -  Recently we started witnessing  that one of the site clients (specifically servers) were unable to install updates. the Client is unable to communicate to the WSUS Server. nothing shows in software Center. It gives soap, cookie, and sync errors. We're currently using SCCM 2012 R2

Error -  windowsupdate.log:
2011-10-27 00:11:06:391  808 9b8 PT WARNING: Cached cookie has expired or new PID is i
2011-10-27 00:11:06:391  808 9b8 PT Initializing simple targeting cookie, clientId = , target group = 000-IB Produkcija, DNS name =
2011-10-27 00:11:06:391  808 9b8 PT   Server URL = http://wsus-zga/SimpleAuthWebService/SimpleAuth.asmx
2011-10-27 00:11:06:485  808 9b8 PT WARNING: GetAuthorizationCookie failure, error = 0x8024400E, soap client error = 7, soap error code = 400, HTTP status code = 200
2011-10-27 00:11:06:485  808 9b8 PT WARNING: SOAP Fault: 0x000190
2011-10-27 00:11:06:485  808 9b8 PT WARNING:     faultstring:Fault occurred
2011-10-27 00:11:06:485  808 9b8 PT WARNING:     ErrorCode:InternalServerError(5)
2011-10-27 00:11:06:485  808 9b8 PT WARNING:     Message:(null)
2011-10-27 00:11:06:485  808 9b8 PT WARNING:     Method:""
2011-10-27 00:11:06:485  808 9b8 PT WARNING:     ID:383826f6-bd49-42dd-a9cd-dbcc065f8b33
2011-10-27 00:11:06:485  808 9b8 PT WARNING: Failed to initialize Simple Targeting Cookie: 0x8024400e

Tried  -  wuauclt.exe /resetauthorization /detectnow , didn't work

Resolution -  On one of the machine , i tried following steps:

REG DELETE "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate" /v SusClientId /f
REG DELETE "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate" /v SusClientIdValidation /f
net stop "Automatic Updates"
move %windir%\windowsupdate.log %windir%\windowsupdate.old.log
move %windir%\SoftwareDistribution %windir%\SoftwareDistributionold
regsvr32 /s atl.dll
regsvr32 /s wucltui.dll
regsvr32 /s wups.dll
regsvr32 /s wuaueng.dll
regsvr32 /s wuapi.dll
regsvr32 /s msxml3.dll
regsvr32 /s mssip32.dll
regsvr32 /s initpki.dll
regsvr32 /s softpub.dll
net start "Automatic Updates"
wuauclt /resetauthorization /detectnow

Leave it around 10 minutes and the shield should appear
and It did work.
Also i tried couple of steps and it did work.
move %windir%\windowsupdate.log %windir%\windowsupdate.old.log
move %windir%\SoftwareDistribution %windir%\SoftwareDistributionold

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