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Insert value Into TableA From TableB Where multiple fields match in both

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Hopefully the title sums it up but:

Hello,

I'm working in SQL Server 2008.  

I need to get the value from col1 in Table_A and insert it into col1 in Table_B where Table_A.col2 = Table_B.col2, and TableA.col3 = Table_B.col3, and Table_A.col4 = TableB.col4

The relationship is one to many Table_A to Table_B.

Hopefully that makes enough sense.  

Thanks in advance!!!
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This is not an INSERT, it's an UPDATE. It's almost like your description:

 
UPDATE  B
SET     col1 = A.col1
FROM    Table_A A
        INNER JOIN Table_B B ON A.col2 = B.col2
                                AND A.col3 = B.col3
                                AND A.col4 = B.col4;

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Worked a treat!  Thank you sir!
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