[THIN] Re: Script To Install All Post SP Hotfixes?

  • From: "Jeff Durbin" <techlists@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 15:02:29 +1200

Yeah, that's what I want. I guess I want to be able to store patches for
various OS's on my laptop, and then, when I build a machine, be able to get
the updates off my laptop. I didn't realize HFNETCHK would do it. I'll check
it out. Thanks. 

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> [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Chris Lynch
> Sent: Wednesday, 26 May 2004 9:31 a.m.
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> Subject: [THIN] Re: Script To Install All Post SP Hotfixes?
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> Depends.  During install?  After install?
> 
> I would download the free version of HFNETCHK as that can 
> push out patches, and store the patches locally for future 
> use.  That is if you are wanting to install hotfixes after 
> the OS installation has already been performed as in service. 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jeff Durbin
> > Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2004 1:08 PM
> > To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [THIN] Script To Install All Post SP Hotfixes?
> > 
> >   Speaking of installing all the hotfixes.....every time I 
> build an XP 
> > Pro machine (or any other for that matter), I have to install the 
> > latest service pack and then download all the critical 
> updates, which 
> > can often take a long time, as I live in a technological 
> third world 
> > called New Zealand. Even if the customer does have the 
> speed, they pay 
> > by the megabyte, so if you've got a bunch of machines, it's more 
> > economical if you can download the files once and install 
> to all the 
> > new machines.
> >   How does everyone apply critical updates after installing an OS? 
> > I've looked at SUS, but I didn't see a way to install on demand. My 
> > next thought was downloading all the patches individually 
> and using a 
> > script/qchain.
> > Anyone doing this? Thanks.
> > 
> > JD
> > 
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