Windows XP Update Rollout Software

Hi Experts,

I was wondering if there was any server based software out there that could go online and download all the necessary xp etc updates and then farm them out to my 100 or so network clients.

Rather than doing updates individually locally


Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.


MS has what is called "Software Update Services" which is explained here:

In simple terms, Microsoft SUS is a version of Windows Update that you can run on your network.  (Software Update Services)

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Microsoft has a free patch deployment tool called SUS:

If you want to pay for something, then I've read a lot of good things about:
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.