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Old 09-01-2011, 11:43 PM
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My question is pretty short and sweet. I install a lot of updates available from Windows Update. Is there a way I could download them offsite and install them on the computer that needs them, perhaps on a flash drive? The computers I work on don't always have Internet service so it would be nice to have a quick and easy way to update without the use of the Internet.
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http://download.wsusoffline.net/
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In my experience, you can cram every update for every variety of Windows onto one dual-layer DVD or a decent sized USB.
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Thanks for the replies, guys. I will try WSUS and see how it works. If it doesn't I'll probably just end up downloading the updates manually.
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WSUS will work, and work well.

The only thing you have to concern yourself with is, keeping all the updates upto date.
The initial download, will take some time, but thats normal. After that its a snitch.

I have a small ext drive, with all WSUS updates on, in every flavour. Update it monthly, and im sorted
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I also have it set up as a scheduled task on my work bench system to update itself every other week. Handy.
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Those are both good ideas. Keeping all the updates handy will save me a lot of time and hassle. Can you schedule, within the WSUS program, to update after a set amount of time?
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I have used it off my usb drive and it seems installing service packs always fails. Anybody else have trouble with that?
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No problem with SP updates here.

Maybe a glitchy USB drive ? Or duff update.


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This is an amazing tool! I'm just downloading all the updates now.

How much space does it usually take up?
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