I need to remotely push out 2-3 Windows hotfixes to all XP desktops. (30)
The challenges I am facing is that the updates are currently install automatically. There is no WSUS, SMS, SCCM any type of patch management system. Is that any way I can accomplish this quickly? Environment is a mix of Windows 2003 / 2008 R2 DC.
I am thinking about lining the updates to computer setting, startup script via GPO.
Here's a script that I have used:
sExePath = "\\server\hotfix.exe"
sSwitches = "/u /q /z"
Set oShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
sRegKey = "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate"
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