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How do I update XP workstations on the LAN using Server 2008

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We ahve a server 2008 Domain controlelr and I have windows XP workstations, how can I push updates to all the workstations? Is there a way to automaitically do this like how Symantec Endpoint automatically updates the clients?
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Hi,

You should utilize WSUS.

Please see this link as you will have all the information that you need to setup a WSUS server:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc720507.aspx

WSUS is for updating all clients/servers' Microsoft software over the LAN rather than over the WAN individually per workstation.  WSUS is a free download.

HTH
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Are you good to go with WSUS now?

If so please close the question.  
If not then please post back any concerns.

Thanks
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Excellent resources, prompt help, thank you so much !
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