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Microsoft's Remote Installation Service (RIS)

Can RIS be used to install updates, patches and application software onto remote client machines?
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robocatCommented:
RIS can only be used to install an OS including applications onto a bare PC (= image dump).

If you want to install patches for MS products, you need WSUS.

If you want to install application software on existing PCs, you need a software distribution tool like Altiris.
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kevin1478Author Commented:
thank you.
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