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Confusion about Microsoft Exchange 2013 RTM .ISO and Cumulative Updates

What is the best practice regarding deployments of Microsoft Exchange 2013 and the various Cumulative Updates available for the platform? I've once made the mistake of downloading the Exchange ...
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Can SQL server 2012 Service Pack 2 be applied to an Express Edition instance?

I need to upgrade an instance of SQL Server 2012 Express Edition (SP1) to Service Pack 2. Can the standard Service Pack 2 package be applied to an Express Edition instance, or do I need to run the ...
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UAG 2010 and Exchange 2010 Service Pack installs

We are currently on Exchange 2010 SP2 and UAG 2010 SP1. I want to upgrade Exchange to SP3, and later on UAG to SP4, but not all at the same time due to scheduling. Ideally we'd like to do Exchange ...
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Windows 7: Will there ever be a service pack 2? [closed]

I am confused with regards to the post-SP1 updates for Windows 7. There must be 200 of them by now? How can Microsoft not release another service pack to include such a large amount of updates? Is ...
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Is there a way to control where a windows update extracts temporary files?

Working on a vendor built system, we've realized that OS partition (C:) they created was rather small (38 GB). The object is to update Windows 2008 R2 to SP1. Several sources state that 8 GB is ...
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Why has SP1 for Server 2008 R2 left 4.5 GB of files in a randomly-named directory on my C drive?

We have been having a push to get all 2k8 R2 servers up to SP1, and I've noticed that some of them have ~4.5 GB of files left in a folder in the root of the system root (C: drive). This directory ...
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Service pack and Cumulative Updates Exchange 2010

If i install SP3 for exchange 2010, would it include all the previous cumulative update? Thanks
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What is the best practice for dealing with BizTalk 2010 Service Pack and Cumulative Updates?

What is the recommend approach in regards to applying BizTalk 2010 Service Packs and Cumulative Updates? i.e. should the latest cumulative update be applied regardless whether experiencing issues or ...
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Updating Exchange 2010 - Rollups or Service Packs first?

I have a single Exchange 2010 server that is still running SP1 RU3. I'm thinking of updating to SP2 but do I have to update all the SP1 Roll Up packs before upgrading to SP2? Or does SP2 include all ...
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Do I have to prepare Active Directory prior to installing an Exchange service pack?

I'm having trouble determining the proper procedure for installing Exchange 2007 sp3 on a Server 2008 R2 box running Exchange 2007 sp1. It is not clear on websites I have consulted (Microsoft TechNet ...
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“The update is already installed on this system” message when trying to apply hotfixes

I was trying to install (KB2460011 and KB2516475) to windows Server 2008R2 SP1 Standard after suggested as a fix for SQL Server crashing issue and it gives me update is already installed message/error ...
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Automate install of SQL Server 2005 Express Service Packs

Is it possible to perform an unnattended install of service packs (SP4 is the latest) on SQL Server 2005 Express? The only way I have found is to download the SQLEXPR32.EXE containing SP4 and run it ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 RC Expiration

I have a licenced version of Windows Server 2008 R2. I installed some time ago the SP1 RC of Windows Server 2008 R2. No problem until yesterday. Now, every 2 hours, my computer show me this blue ...
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Windows Web Server 2008 R2

I have Windows Web Server 2008 R2 and i'm woundering if there is an Service Pack 2 to this edition? Thanks!
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How can I verify whether or not Windows Server 2008 R2 has SP1 installed?

Usually Windows shows SPX on the System Information screen - is that the case for Windows Server 2008 R2? Is this a reliable way to verify whether or not SP1 is installed on this machine?
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Mail configuration information could not be read from the database

Recently I've updated SQL Server 2005 with SP4. After updating DB mails are not working from Jobs and from T-SQL as well. Following exception is thrown. 1) Exception Information =================== ...
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Slipstream SP1 into Windows Server 2008 R2 installation files

Slipstreaming Windows service packs used to be a simple process with earlier versions - just run the EXE with a special command-line switch. I can't seem to find such a switch with Windows Server ...
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Is there a Windows 2003 Server Service Pack 3?

I am about to request a hotfix for Windows 2003 Server. As far as I am aware there is no publicly available Service Pack 3. However on the hostfix request page I see this: I am guessing this is a ...
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Is there a service pack for Windows 2008 Web?

I'd like to know if there is a version of recently issued service pack for Windows 7 / Windows 2008 that will work with Windows 2008 Web Edition 64-bit. I tried to update it with the one for Windows ...
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If install SQL Service pack 4 on SQL2005 instance do I need to install also earlier SPs

I am little lost in touch whit few SQL servers regarding to their updates. Now I want to update these serves and I see that now is actual SP4 for SQL2005 databases. My question is: If I skip SQL ...
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What are the minimum space requirements for updating Exchange 2007 SP1 to SP2

Because of ending diskspace and other hardware capacity we are in the progress of upgrading our infrastructure from Server 2003 R2 to Server 2008 R2 and Exchange 2007 SP1 to Exchange 2010. In ...
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Is it worth installing Exchange 2010 SP1?

We just installed Exchange 2010 for transition from 2003, and before continuing, wanted to upgrade to available SP1. Reading the forums, I seen a lot of complains about list of required hot-fixes and ...
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SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 - Failed Cluster Node

We have SQL server 2005 running on our cluster with Service Pack 2. However one of the nodes failed, after rebuilding the node I added the node back to the clster with SQL server setup. However it ...
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Scripting Windows Service Pack installation

I am evaluating the LabTech managed service provider software, which among other things can install windows updates. Most updates are installed correctly, but some, such as installing SP2 on Win ...
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Problem with installing SQL Server 2008 SP2 on Win XP

I'm not much of an IT person but I've been struggling with this issue for hours and I hope maybe someone here will know how to assist me. I've just installed SQL Server 2008 Developer, I've chosen the ...
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How can I tell if SP3 is installed for my SQL Server 2005 instance?

How can I tell if SP3 is installed for my SQL Server 2005 instance?
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What AD objects contain the Exchange 2007 attribute of LegacyExchangeDN?

Last night I went to upgrade our Exchange 2007 SP1 CU10 server to Service Pack 2, but almost immediatly I was presented with the below error: Organization Preparation Failed Error: ...
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Is it enough to install SP3 of SQL Server 2005 alone?

I installed SQL Server 2005, and I want to install service packs, I have service packs 1, 2, 3, but I want to know, Is it different to install just service pack 3? or I should install first SP1, the ...
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SQL Server 2008 service pack doesn't recognise database instance for upgrading

SQL Server 2008 was installed into a brand new virtual machine running Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit. There was a warning when running SQL Server setup to run Service Pack 1 after installation. Once ...
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Which order should service packs be installed

We have a test environment that is not connected to the internet so we cannot run windows update. I need to install windows 2003 service pack 2. We have a domain controller and two web servers. ...
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Windows Server 2003 R2 Service Pack version?

I am new to Windows Server 2003 R2. I want to install the latest service pack. After Google, I am still confused - which is the lastest service pack version for Windows Server 2003 R2? SP1 or SP2? ...
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Installing Service Packs for Vista and SQL Server Express

I need to update Vista SP1 to SP2 and install SP1 for SQL Server Express 2008. In which order should I install these service packs and has anyone had any problems with installing SP1 for SQL Server ...
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After adding a Windows component do I need to reinstall its latest service pack?

I have a Windows Server 2003 SP1 machine that was service packed to SP2. If I now add additional components such as IIS to this machine, do I need to reinstall SP2? If Windows handles this for me, ...
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After patches, installing item that reads from OS CD.. Service Packs re-apply?

In the 'good ole days' of NT, the rule of thumb was simple... if you had installed a service pack on a server and subsequently installed a piece of software that prompted you to insert the OS disc ...
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SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 won’t install

I am trying to install SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 and it keeps failing. Comes back with the following: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 - Update 'Service Pack 3 for SQL Server Database Services 2005 ENU ...
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How long should we wait before deploying Vista / Server2008 SP2

Now that Microsoft have released Vista & Server 2008 SP2 (see Lifehacker). How long should I wait before installing it on: Stand alone machines PCs on the domain Windows servers "Critical" ...