Windows 7 ISO updates

I frequently have to install windows 7 and am looking for an update tool for all those windows updates. Something that can either be automatically run so i dont have to click through the updates, or if its possible, create an ISO of the OS AFTER installing all the updates. Any ideas or help would be appreciated. thanks.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Windows is great at doing this itself. I set client machines to do automatic updates. I set users to Standard and UAC ON. I tell clients to shut off their machines at least every other week at the end of Friday. They mostly do that. Updates are done at shutdown even for standard users.

I do not bother making an image of each system after updates. We make images infrequently and that seems to serve the purpose.

Updates and images are two different things to me.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
By the way, updates take time no matter how you do them, so when installing Windows, I also allow Automatic Update to do all the work. Start from a (now) old DVD of Windows 7, it takes a while but auto update is just simple and easy.
Scott ThomsonCommented:
Hello my friend,

If what you want is to have updates/drivers installed at thek time of windows reformat then what you want is called "slipstreaming".

And here is a great article (pics included) on how to do it.
Please let me know if you have any questions

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Patrick ByrneAuthor Commented:
thanks everyone for your input.

i was able to find a copy of Rt7Lite, but couldnt find the windows update downloader download anywhere.

David, the download link you provided brings me to a webpage where I can't find a download link anywhere.
I use this one for Windows 7

Here are the reviews for it and you need to carefully read the instructions for it  Definitely read the reviews to work out what is going on.

It isn't quite user-friendly but once you work out what it is doing using it is brilliant.

Also see
David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
The working download link is a direct link to the download.. hmm works in firefox but not IE...
Natty GregIn Theory (IT)Commented:
Since win 7 will be phased out, you download all the updates for it on a virgin machine, sysprep it and then use Norton ghost to make your perfect copy, once done, burn to a dual layer disc or usb bootable and keep a backup, so when you're ready you have a fresh install with all the updates
David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
i use wsusoffline update.  you still have to apply the updates.
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
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I'll also add more information for a possible solution to this question.

To the Windows 7 ISO it is possible to slipstream SP1 into it, if it isn't there.  

As well there is the Microsoft Convenience Rollup Pack for Windows 7, see  It is possible to slipstream this into an ISO as well.  Read the link carefully as to what is required.  This reduces the amount of post install updates that must occur after a Windows 7 install down to around (roughly) 20 to 70 depending on what is installed (as of June 2016).
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