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30th April 2009, 04:20 PM #1
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Windows Update in a startup script.
Is it possible to add switch to a Windows KB executable update to make it run passively, so it could be run as a start up script? (Pretend WSUS doesn't exist)
30th April 2009, 04:32 PM #2
Yes, but I don't remember what. Run it with /? to find out. I do this with some key hotfixes and a program of my own to test whether it's already been run for the machine.
Edit: it's /quiet for silent mode and /passive for progress bar only mode. There are plenty of other options too.
Last edited by powdarrmonkey; 30th April 2009 at 04:34 PM.
30th April 2009, 04:48 PM #3
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I'm an idiot, thanks. /passive /norestart meets my needs
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