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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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“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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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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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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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 ...