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Batch download of Microsoft patches

I have servers which require patches, and they cannot be directly connected to the Internet. I've run a tool offline on the servers to determine exactly which security patches I need, which returns ...
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superceded patch - would the old one still show?

Example - if you have a Windows security patch that was released earlier in the year and you installed it. Then, if another security patch came out to SUPERCEDE that original one...would the ...
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Error with Plesk 8.6 after installing recent patch

This week our server was subjected an attack where files were infected with malicious code. The intrusion was narrowed down to be due to a hole in Plesk, covered by the patch here - ...
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VB Script for Windows Servers

I require a VB script which when run gives me the details about the latest Windows patch that was updated on the servers along with the date & time.
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Replacing core windows system files. Windows service pack

I am dealing with a program that patches core Windows system files. I don't advocate it, but it is what I am dealing with. My question is, when we run a Service Pack, will it brick the system, or ...
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Will IIS always be installed as fully patched?

When I install Internet Information Server on a Windows machine that is fully patched according to Windows Update, will it be installed as patched right from the start? I have always wondered if any ...
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Windows Server 2008 Services won't start after patch

After installing the run of the mill patches today on a Windows Server 2008 (Running as an AD controller and Exchange 2007 Server) the machine came back up with "configuring updates stage 3 of 3 0% ...
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How do you know when a Microsoft hotfix has been obsoleted by a newer patch?

Recently I ran into an issue that was fixed by applying a Microsoft hotfix for the Volume Shadow Service on Windows 2003SP2. The fix was KB929774, and when I searched to the KB one of the Google ...