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DG
07-10-2005, 02:05 AM
Ok, I'm sure this has been asked many times..... I wish to back up the
windows xp updates that I downloaded and have automatically installed....
I'm on DialUp and is a "@*#%&" to download all the updates when I do a
reinstall....I'm using XP PRO SP2 (all on one cd). There is about 40mb of
updates to "*&%$#@&" download even after installing SP2...
Anyways, could someone tell me where on my harddrive (directory) these
updates are (EXE's), so as I can manually install them instead of
downloading.
Why doesn't windows update give you the option of saving these updates for
later manual install rather than force you to do an in stall right there?

IS THIS MICROSOFT COMPLIANT, NOT ONLY DO YOU WANT TO RULE THE
SOFTWARE-ELECTRONIC INDUSTRY BUT WANT TO POLICE A PUBLIC MICROSOFT
NEWSGROUP, (WHICH IN SHORT IS A FANCY WAY OF SAY A BULLETIN BOARD, BUT WE
KNOW HOW SLEAZY THEY ARE).

IN THE TIME IT TOOK YOU TO MOAN ABOUT MY POST YOU COULD HAVE ANSWERED MY
QUESTION AND I WOULD HAVE SENT A NICE POLITE THANK YOU YOUR WAY. BUT NO
LETS TIE UP THE NEWSGROUP W/ THREADS, OF WHICH IM SURE ARE GOING TO BE MORE
IMMATURE AND DISRESPECTFUL THAN MINE.

THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH MICROSOFT MVP, (WHATEVER THE HECK THAT IS), FOR YOUR
HELP. I GET MORE HELP FROM CALLING MICROSOFT'S INDIA BRANCH OF CUSTOMER
SERVICE, BUT IM ALL OUT OF CALLING CARDS.

Thanks
DPGON
"God of Thunder"

Kevin
07-10-2005, 02:05 AM
Why don't you just order the freakin' CD from Microsoft? It's free.

"DG" <DG@home.com> wrote in message news:428a6049_3@newspeer2.tds.net...
> Ok, I'm sure this has been asked many times..... I wish to back up the
> windows xp updates that I downloaded and have automatically installed....
> I'm on DialUp and is a "@*#%&" to download all the updates when I do a
> reinstall....I'm using XP PRO SP2 (all on one cd). There is about 40mb of
> updates to "*&%$#@&" download even after installing SP2...
> Anyways, could someone tell me where on my harddrive (directory) these
> updates are (EXE's), so as I can manually install them instead of
> downloading.
> Why doesn't windows update give you the option of saving these updates for
> later manual install rather than force you to do an in stall right there?
>
> IS THIS MICROSOFT COMPLIANT, NOT ONLY DO YOU WANT TO RULE THE
> SOFTWARE-ELECTRONIC INDUSTRY BUT WANT TO POLICE A PUBLIC MICROSOFT
> NEWSGROUP, (WHICH IN SHORT IS A FANCY WAY OF SAY A BULLETIN BOARD, BUT WE
> KNOW HOW SLEAZY THEY ARE).
>
> IN THE TIME IT TOOK YOU TO MOAN ABOUT MY POST YOU COULD HAVE ANSWERED MY
> QUESTION AND I WOULD HAVE SENT A NICE POLITE THANK YOU YOUR WAY. BUT NO
> LETS TIE UP THE NEWSGROUP W/ THREADS, OF WHICH IM SURE ARE GOING TO BE
MORE
> IMMATURE AND DISRESPECTFUL THAN MINE.
>
> THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH MICROSOFT MVP, (WHATEVER THE HECK THAT IS), FOR YOUR
> HELP. I GET MORE HELP FROM CALLING MICROSOFT'S INDIA BRANCH OF CUSTOMER
> SERVICE, BUT IM ALL OUT OF CALLING CARDS.
>
> Thanks
> DPGON
> "God of Thunder"
>
>

Jack
07-10-2005, 02:05 AM
Because the UPDATES Aren't on a CD, the only updates on CD are the Service
Pack 2 updates.
YOU BOZO, THAT'S WHY !!!!!!!!


"Kevin" <webman6@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:OmzQc9yWFHA.2740@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> Why don't you just order the freakin' CD from Microsoft? It's free.
>
> "DG" <DG@home.com> wrote in message news:428a6049_3@newspeer2.tds.net...
>> Ok, I'm sure this has been asked many times..... I wish to back up the
>> windows xp updates that I downloaded and have automatically installed....
>> I'm on DialUp and is a "@*#%&" to download all the updates when I do a
>> reinstall....I'm using XP PRO SP2 (all on one cd). There is about 40mb
>> of
>> updates to "*&%$#@&" download even after installing SP2...
>> Anyways, could someone tell me where on my harddrive (directory) these
>> updates are (EXE's), so as I can manually install them instead of
>> downloading.
>> Why doesn't windows update give you the option of saving these updates
>> for
>> later manual install rather than force you to do an in stall right there?
>>
>> IS THIS MICROSOFT COMPLIANT, NOT ONLY DO YOU WANT TO RULE THE
>> SOFTWARE-ELECTRONIC INDUSTRY BUT WANT TO POLICE A PUBLIC MICROSOFT
>> NEWSGROUP, (WHICH IN SHORT IS A FANCY WAY OF SAY A BULLETIN BOARD, BUT WE
>> KNOW HOW SLEAZY THEY ARE).
>>
>> IN THE TIME IT TOOK YOU TO MOAN ABOUT MY POST YOU COULD HAVE ANSWERED MY
>> QUESTION AND I WOULD HAVE SENT A NICE POLITE THANK YOU YOUR WAY. BUT NO
>> LETS TIE UP THE NEWSGROUP W/ THREADS, OF WHICH IM SURE ARE GOING TO BE
> MORE
>> IMMATURE AND DISRESPECTFUL THAN MINE.
>>
>> THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH MICROSOFT MVP, (WHATEVER THE HECK THAT IS), FOR
>> YOUR
>> HELP. I GET MORE HELP FROM CALLING MICROSOFT'S INDIA BRANCH OF CUSTOMER
>> SERVICE, BUT IM ALL OUT OF CALLING CARDS.
>>
>> Thanks
>> DPGON
>> "God of Thunder"
>>
>>
>
>

DG
07-10-2005, 02:05 AM
Right On!!!! Plus the Service Packs they want shipping and handling usually
about $6.95..... Microsoft's play on the word "FREE".....hahaha...

DPGON

Mike Hall \(MS-MVP\)
07-10-2005, 02:05 AM
DG

I am on dialup too, but I do not see the need to constantly re-install
anything..

--
Mike Hall
MVP - Windows Shell/User
http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm





"DG" <DG@home.com> wrote in message news:428a6049_3@newspeer2.tds.net...
> Ok, I'm sure this has been asked many times..... I wish to back up the
> windows xp updates that I downloaded and have automatically installed....
> I'm on DialUp and is a "@*#%&" to download all the updates when I do a
> reinstall....I'm using XP PRO SP2 (all on one cd). There is about 40mb of
> updates to "*&%$#@&" download even after installing SP2...
> Anyways, could someone tell me where on my harddrive (directory) these
> updates are (EXE's), so as I can manually install them instead of
> downloading.
> Why doesn't windows update give you the option of saving these updates for
> later manual install rather than force you to do an in stall right there?
>
> IS THIS MICROSOFT COMPLIANT, NOT ONLY DO YOU WANT TO RULE THE
> SOFTWARE-ELECTRONIC INDUSTRY BUT WANT TO POLICE A PUBLIC MICROSOFT
> NEWSGROUP, (WHICH IN SHORT IS A FANCY WAY OF SAY A BULLETIN BOARD, BUT WE
> KNOW HOW SLEAZY THEY ARE).
>
> IN THE TIME IT TOOK YOU TO MOAN ABOUT MY POST YOU COULD HAVE ANSWERED MY
> QUESTION AND I WOULD HAVE SENT A NICE POLITE THANK YOU YOUR WAY. BUT NO
> LETS TIE UP THE NEWSGROUP W/ THREADS, OF WHICH IM SURE ARE GOING TO BE
> MORE IMMATURE AND DISRESPECTFUL THAN MINE.
>
> THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH MICROSOFT MVP, (WHATEVER THE HECK THAT IS), FOR YOUR
> HELP. I GET MORE HELP FROM CALLING MICROSOFT'S INDIA BRANCH OF CUSTOMER
> SERVICE, BUT IM ALL OUT OF CALLING CARDS.
>
> Thanks
> DPGON
> "God of Thunder"
>
>

Al Romanosky
07-10-2005, 02:05 AM
Evidently you have not done your homework regarding update downloads and
installation. Microsoft provides the option of you downloading updates and
installing them AUTOMATICALLY OR MANUALLY-- set XP to download updates
automatically but to notify you rather then installing automatically. Doing
so results in a "balloon" appearing on the task bar notifying you that
updates are available for "installation' - there will be two in initial
choices - "express" (Auto install of all updates) OR "CUSTOM" which lists
updates individually - clicking an update indicates its purpose - provides a
check box if you want to install the update. Another option is
available --which if you select you will not receive any further notice
pertaining to updates you choose not to install.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
AL(KB3U) & Darlene Romanosky N. Ft.
Myers, FL
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Kerry Brown
07-10-2005, 02:05 AM
"DG" <DG@home.com> wrote in message news:428a6049_3@newspeer2.tds.net...
> Ok, I'm sure this has been asked many times..... I wish to back up the
> windows xp updates that I downloaded and have automatically installed....
> I'm on DialUp and is a "@*#%&" to download all the updates when I do a
> reinstall....I'm using XP PRO SP2 (all on one cd). There is about 40mb of
> updates to "*&%$#@&" download even after installing SP2...
> Anyways, could someone tell me where on my harddrive (directory) these
> updates are (EXE's), so as I can manually install them instead of
> downloading.
> Why doesn't windows update give you the option of saving these updates for
> later manual install rather than force you to do an in stall right there?
>
> IS THIS MICROSOFT COMPLIANT, NOT ONLY DO YOU WANT TO RULE THE
> SOFTWARE-ELECTRONIC INDUSTRY BUT WANT TO POLICE A PUBLIC MICROSOFT
> NEWSGROUP, (WHICH IN SHORT IS A FANCY WAY OF SAY A BULLETIN BOARD, BUT WE
> KNOW HOW SLEAZY THEY ARE).
>
> IN THE TIME IT TOOK YOU TO MOAN ABOUT MY POST YOU COULD HAVE ANSWERED MY
> QUESTION AND I WOULD HAVE SENT A NICE POLITE THANK YOU YOUR WAY. BUT NO
> LETS TIE UP THE NEWSGROUP W/ THREADS, OF WHICH IM SURE ARE GOING TO BE
> MORE IMMATURE AND DISRESPECTFUL THAN MINE.
>
> THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH MICROSOFT MVP, (WHATEVER THE HECK THAT IS), FOR YOUR
> HELP. I GET MORE HELP FROM CALLING MICROSOFT'S INDIA BRANCH OF CUSTOMER
> SERVICE, BUT IM ALL OUT OF CALLING CARDS.
>
> Thanks
> DPGON
> "God of Thunder"
>
>

You aren't very clear in what you want to accomplish. Do you want to be able
to pick and choose which updates to install and when? This can be
accomplished within Windows Updates itself.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;306525

You can also use the Windows Update Catalog

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;323166

All this was found in about two minutes by searching Microsoft.

http://search.microsoft.com/search/search.aspx?st=a&View=en-us

If you are having problems with your computer such that you have to do
frequent re-installs then I suggest that first you figure out what is
causing the problem and fix it. A workaround would be to use an imaging
program such as Acronis TrueImage or Norton Ghost and create an image
immediately after you have done a fresh install and installed the updates.

If you expect Microsoft to provide free CD's everytime they release an
update you are living in dreamland. It ain't gonna happen :-)

Kerry


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