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Windows 7: Offline Windows 7 updates


16 Oct 2011   #1

7 Professional 64bit
 
 
Offline Windows 7 updates

Hi All

This was more curiousity than anything else, but I wanted to know is there anyway to do microsoft windows 7 updates offline. Ie download the updates on one computer as msi files or something like that and then installing them on the target computer, which you don't want to communicate with the internet

The computer in question is running Win 7 x64bit.

It is a genuine copy of windows I would just like not having to connect it to the internet in order to update.

I did a quick search on the matter but I couldn't actually find anything


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17 Oct 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello CeJay,

Yes, the tutorial below can help show you how to download the MSU file for a specific Windows Update to be able to install it using the MSU file instead.

Windows Update - Download Standalone MSU Installer File

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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17 Oct 2011   #3

7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Hi Shawn

I take it by the sounds of that link you will need another computer with win 7 on it to download the msu file? (due to validation required? ) Once you have it you can transfer it across to the other computer you want to update?

thanks for the info though.
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17 Oct 2011   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Yes, that would be correct. Once you have the MSU file downloaded from another Windows 7 computer with a internet connection, your could use it on another computer to install the Windows Update that the MSU is for on it.
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