How to install WSUS on XP machine?

Hi everyone,

I know that it was possible to install SUS on non-server machine simply by extracting installation package and removing error message. Is there any way of installing WSUS on windows 2000 or XP? I know that it's different and uses SQL server, but maybe someone solved this problem successfuly :)

Thanks for any ideas
DanbrascoAsked:
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NJComputerNetworksCommented:
No, you need server to run the server component:

 On which platforms does the WSUS server run?
 
A. • Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4) and later
 
    • Windows Server 2003
 

 
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserversystem/updateservices/evaluation/faqs.mspx

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DanbrascoAuthor Commented:
The problem is that beta version of WSUS could be installed on any platform, but it was changed in final version - just to make people to buy the server.
The question is - how to make it working on XP or win2000 (not server). Can anyone help ????
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