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Windows 7: Store Windows Updates in an external drive

16 May 2016   #1
XxTriviumxX

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Store Windows Updates in an external drive

I'm a computer technician and I was in a business removing malwares. One employee said he kept windows updates on an external drive to acccelerate the Windows Updates process when re-installing windows........ how can I achieve this????? Any external links please?

Edit: As far as I know, you can only download Windows Updates by searching for them with Windows Update from Control Panel


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16 May 2016   #2
Painter

W7Pro/64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by XxTriviumxX View Post
I'm a computer technician and I was in a business removing malwares. One employee said he kept windows updates on an external drive to acccelerate the Windows Updates process when re-installing windows........ how can I achieve this????? Any external links please?
You can use WSUS Offline Update. You can download the updates to any directory you specify.
WSUS Offline Update - Update Microsoft Windows and Office without an Internet connection
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16 May 2016   #3
XxTriviumxX

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Thanks! That's what i thought!
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16 May 2016   #4
alphaniner

Windows 7 Professional x64, Arch Linux
 
 

If I were you, I'd use sysprep to create 'pre-updated' install images.
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16 May 2016   #5
XxTriviumxX

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Nice!!
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