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Consolidated XP Updater?

by araknd / April 21, 2006 1:44 AM PDT

Hello all,

I am new to the forums so please forgive me if this has been asked before. Is there a place where I can download a consolidated file of Windows updates? I will be reloading XP on a new HD and don't really want to spend hours downloading 40-50 updates and restarting all the time.



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by joesmithers06 / April 21, 2006 2:26 AM PDT

The one bit of good news is that SP3 is due out soon (i.e. late this year or early next year), and will be a cumulative update.

Otherwise, your only other options are to download a myriad of individual patch installers, or download the myriad of individual patch installers and create a slipstreamed install CD. You could keep a running image on your hard drive, and then just burn a copy whenever you needed to do a reinstall.

The process should be pretty much the same as making a service pack slipstreamed installation disc.

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Thanks for the reply
by araknd / April 21, 2006 9:14 AM PDT
In reply to: Nope

Could you point me in the direction of where to find instruction to build a slipstreamed installation disc? Thanks again.


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Thanks, but I found it
by araknd / April 21, 2006 9:20 AM PDT
In reply to: Nope

Just did a Google search and found it. Thanks again.


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(NT) (NT) What'd you find?
by caktus / April 21, 2006 12:02 PM PDT
In reply to: Thanks, but I found it
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Slipstreaming XP, SP2 disc
by araknd / April 21, 2006 2:18 PM PDT
In reply to: (NT) What'd you find?
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(NT) (NT) Thanks
by caktus / April 21, 2006 2:35 PM PDT
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Yes there is!
by George.G / April 21, 2006 10:47 PM PDT
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