merrick97

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Next month I am going to reformat my hard drive and reinstall XP Pro.

My question is:
Is there anyway I can get all of the updates so I dont have to redownload them all? I have a cd that is slipstreamed with SP2, but its over a year old.

Basically, I want all of the latest drives and programs on hand and installed before I even hook up my computer to the internet. Since, Im told it takes an average of 8 seconds for a computer to get infected....

Any help or tips is much appreciated.
 

Giraffe

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first of all windows updates dont do much and you dont need them if you have a good firewall(not windows) and a good antivirus/spyware
i think that there is a folder called wutemp in c:/ that has the setups of what youve downloaded.
when u install they go to hidden files in the windows folder