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WindowsUpdate... update over LAN?

Posted on 2000-03-21
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I setup and help maintain over a couple hundred computers, most connecting to the Internet via a LAN.  I think it is very important to keep our computers as up-to-date as possible with Microsoft's bug fixes and security patches.  The problem is that it takes a long time to do this on a network our size.  Is there any way that I could download these updates to a local server and then have the client computers get the updates from the local server?

(20 points if you know the definite yes/no answer to this question, an additional 80 points if the answer is yes and you can tell me how to implement it.)
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That site is designed for doing exactly what you are wanting to do, download and store them for use on other computers in your company.
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The answer is yes you can do that. You can download the updates from this site:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows98/downloads/corporate.asp
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That's exactly what I was looking for, thanks!

As promised, here's your 100 points!
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