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Best way to fully update a new installed Windows?

I am wondering, what is the best way to automatically update a new installation of Windows (Windows 7)? When I manually update a new install of Windows 7 SP1, I get about 45 updates. Installing ...
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Most efficient way to install Windows Hotfixes on a isolated computer

I have a standalone W2K3 machine which I need to update with microsoft hotfixes. I also have a clone of this machine which I can connect to the internet. What I'd like to do is: a) Run some tool on ...
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How to always reboot Windows 2008 R2 after a Windows Update

How can I configure Windows 2008 R2 to always reboot after a Windows Update? Here's why: We have Windows Update configured at 5am on production servers. Windows Update can leave a server in a bad ...
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How can I keep track of SQL Server updates?

If I am not mistaken, SQL server cannot be automatically updated via the regular windows backup routine. Instead, there are cummulative updates that need to be installed by hand. I assume this is done ...