Copying Windows update files

  Murghalador 09:38 28 Nov 2009
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Hi

Is it possible to copy Windows update files from one computer to another computer not connected to the Internet. Where are the files located on the C drive?

Thanks

  MAT ALAN 10:50 28 Nov 2009

Most updates are security related, so why bother with a PC thats not connected to the internet.

but if ya really want to


In your AutoExec.Bat file add following lines:

SET TEMP=C:\WINDOWS\TEMP
SET TMP=C:\WINDOWS\TEMP


The Download will save files to above folder , but
as soon as the installation is finished, the files may
be deleted. So you have to switch to DOS mode,
move to this folder C:\Windows\Temp and
copy all the files to a new folder, for example:

C:\MSFiles


which you should create, before you start the download


To copy the files, at C:\Temp prompt, type

XCOPY *.* C:\MSFiles <enter>



Alternatively, sometime the download is saved in

C:\WINDOWS\TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES
................to a newly created sub-folder

  bremner 12:21 28 Nov 2009

There are two little apps that do this click here

Mat Alan

For what O/S was your suggestion valid as C:\WINDOWS\TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES has not existed since 98/ME

  MAT ALAN 12:39 28 Nov 2009

bremner


OOOPS me thinks you right, sorry if i have missled...

  Shuffty 19:27 30 Nov 2009

Create a folder on your hdd Download them from here into this folder
click here

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