I regularly download Windows XP patches and upgrades from the Microsoft site. These are always applied directly to the computer without the option of saving to disc as is uaual with other downloads, consequently if I need to re-install Xp (as sometimes happens!), the system reverts to the basic XP and the upgrades are lost. Is there a method of svaing to disc - I have tried to find the option on the MS site but to no avail.
Further to this query, I have received the following method which works well (it also applies to Win98) and you can be selective in the downloads selected:
Create a folder on your hard drive then visit the MS update site. After the Check for Updates applet has loaded do not click the ‘Scan for updates’ option. In the left hand Windows, under ‘See Also’, click ‘Windows Update Calalog’, then in the right hand pane select ‘Find Updates for Microsoft Windows…’, select your operating system, work your way down the list, clicking Add for the Updates you want to download then finish off by clicking ‘Go to Download Basket’ and save them in your newly created folder, after which you can burn them onto a C
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