Re: Downloading patches and updates

From: Igor Fomin (
Date: 04/21/04

Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2004 16:07:05 +0400

Run Windows Update but don't click "Scan for updates". Click "Windows Update
Catalog" in the left pane. Click "Find updates for Microsoft Windows
operating systems" in the right pane. Select OS and langvage. Select patches
that you need.

"Amanda" <> wrote in message
> I've just bought and setup a new (Dell) PC at home, with
> W2K as the OS. Checking onpdates and patches, the Quick
> Update tells me that there are 27 updates I need, many of
> which are 'critical'. Given that I'm still using dial-up,
> this would take more than 5 hours of download time... Does
> anyone know of a way to download chosen updates via a
> broadband-connected machine and then transfer these (using
> my USB memory stick) to my home machine?
> I've looked in the FAQs but can't see anything there about
> this. However, my apologies if I've missed the answer
> somewhere.
> Thanks
> A