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31-12-2006, 07:38 PM
Hi Frnds

i want to know how can we save WINDOWSUPDATES in CD or DVD for future use so that we dont need to download it again from INTERNET every time the system is formatted ...

So anyone there to help me out

31-12-2006, 07:46 PM
You could go here and use this instead:




You will have to do a bit of reading, I and many others use this and it works very well, if you have any questions post back here.

NB: Full
This is the whole kit and kaboodle. You get all of Microsoft's patches (both critical and non-critical), add-ons (such as Windows Media Player and .NET Framework), various common registry tweaks, and some cool third-party extensions (such as PowerMenu and RunWithArguments).

These are updates to Full and Lite releases. Rather than downloading a new Full or Lite release every month, you can use these to update the one you already have. To avoid problems you should not skip months. (i.e. January Full + March Update is wrong... you skipped February).

31-12-2006, 07:48 PM
Install the ActiveX Control

Click Find hardware driver updates or Find Microsoft Windows updates
Select your version of Windows or category of hardware
Click Add next to each update you want (in your case all)
Click Go to Download Basket
Make a folder for the updates on your PC
Browse to that folder in the Update Window
Click Download Now

Enjoy :)

31-12-2006, 11:45 PM
Hey trinsic

ur link was not working on MOZILLA FIREFOX.

Seems that link is not working. Hey as i set my Firefox as defaault browser the IE6 was no more active and i even not able to access or BROWSE internet through it.

Hey Zqwerty

i dont get the contents in ur links like Autopatcher and how can i download those torrent files.. as u said some order in which they have to be done

can u explain me clearly what those links contains as i am NEWBIE in these matters

01-01-2007, 12:03 AM
Seems that link is not working. Hey as i set my Firefox as defaault browser the IE6 was no more active and i even not able to access or BROWSE internet through it.

Right click your Start menu and click Open, in the Address bar put:

01-01-2007, 12:43 AM
Summation is at the bottom of first post. You can download with a torrent downloader or there are options to download using a standard file downloader. It's up to you which you use.

You should read some of the posts in the forum to gain some idea of the idea which is not complicated to use and works very well in my experience.

Suggest you read the XP Dec 06 for a start or whichever your os is.

Just download Nov 06 Full and then Dec update and apply them to the system in need of the updates or even to one which is fully updated, you will find useful tweaks you can apply.

01-01-2007, 01:28 AM
I dont get u man ur trick is still not working

01-01-2007, 01:30 AM
thanks zqwerty

but i have a doubt are they TRUSTWOTHY??

becoz when a third party provides the collection of updates of WINDOWS where MICROSOFT is not providing it is it TRUSTWORTHY??

does they contain any VIRUS or SPYWARE or MALWARE ......

01-01-2007, 02:04 AM
No Spyware no Malware, for sure. If you read the forum it will become obvious that the people who assemble AutoPatcher are enthusiasts who enjoy working with computers, rather like the people on this site.

You should get a copy anyway you never know when they may tire of the exercise. Each of the Full editions contains ALL of the MS updates to that time and therefor you will never have to dload them again. Once you have installed the Full plus whatever Update is required you can save the Program Files folder of AutoPatcher to CD and have a very convenient means of adding to any other computer. But that is in the future when you are more conversant with the program.

Just set up a new instal of XP or 2K on another computer and then use to appropriate AutoPatcher and see if I am not correct in what I have told you.

They may be making an edition for 98SE as well, although for 98SE you can just use this:

UNOFFICIAL Windows98 Second Edition Service Pack 2.1a (Freeware):


This is safe as well, I have used it on three different computers with no ill effects.

By the way it is possible to order a CD/DVD from MS with all of the update required since SP2 for all current supported OS's.

01-01-2007, 09:52 AM
If you are so worried then add ie again and get the updates from Microsoft like I provided in my post. You can uninstall ie again if you don't want it.