While Running the windows update on a windows xp or win 2003 machine where does the updates get downloaded. Before installing?

Posted on 2008-06-22
Last Modified: 2010-04-20

While Running the windows update on a windows xp or win 2003 machine where does the updates get downloaded. Before installing?

Question by:bsharath
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I believe it's %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Temp
Or C:\Documents and Settings\Local Settings\Temp

Hope that helps

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authen-tech earned 250 total points
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Sorry, that would be  C:\Documents and Settings\USERNAME\Local Settings\Temp
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tigermatt earned 250 total points
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They will be downloaded to the main Temp folder on the C: drive. Once the updates are installed, you will then find backups in C:\WINDOWS and a log file in the same location.

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