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have about 40 computers running win2k out of the box software. I would like to run winupdates on all them. Looking for the quickest way to do so. there a 1 click solution out there or something similar? thanks!
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Yeah easy, configure your Windows Update to auto update. On all machines. That way the rest is done by the machines. Just schedule the machines to auto update at a certain time.
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Just another thing, it's not like Symantec where you can run a server and update all machines from there by installing a .dat file on each of the machines. Basically just have to configure each one of the machines once to auto update at a certain time and you're set from there.

Hope that helps?
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forgot to mention they dont have net access. :-(
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Yep still in luck, what you need to do is go to the microsoft site and download the SUS Server SP1. Enables administrators to deploy critical updates to Windows 2000-based, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 computers.

Here's the link:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/windowsupdate/sus/default.asp

You'll be able to find it there, this way you point your clients to your server for windows updates.

Hope that helps, lemme know if you have any trouble?
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~trail
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Just a note, you'll want to look towards the bottom of the page where you'll see a link that says: Download SUS with Service Pack 1 (SP1). This takes you to the page where you can get it and it tells ya all about it there as well.

Regards,
~trail
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ah working now
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if you have any trouble getting it up and running on your system lemme know :)

Regards,
~trail
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macdady808,

Were you able to get the SUS server working with your systems?
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Oh yes, worked good. thanks
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Great glad it worked for ya just fine, and glad I could help.

Thanks for the points:)
B'regards,
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