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Create Sevice pack 2 package

By iwan.rosales ·
Hi,

I want to create a Windows XP Service Pack 2 package that I can deploy to machines over the network, I have tried it with Prism deploy but it asks for the Windows CD. I also tried to make a MSI package but it can make it because some files are locked or in use.
Can someone help with this situation?

Thanks

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What are you saying

by house In reply to Create Sevice pack 2 pack ...

You want to push the upgrade to the machines that are in place?

The options really depend on your network itself.

Here are a few of your options - read deploying service pack 2.

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winxppro/deploy/spdeploy.mspx

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We want a package

by iwan.rosales In reply to What are you saying

The thing is we want to make a aumatted install package with predefiend settings like firewall ofand automatic updates of and websites added to the popup killer.
We want to deploy this 10 machines at a time that are pre selected with a minimum impact.

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Update only or...

by house In reply to We want a package

A roll out of a complete OS? Are you running AD? There are a few questions here.

If you are just patching systems that are currently in place, you can force the upgrade and then use group policies to manage your clients who have obtained the upgrade. All the options for firewall, popup blocker, windows update, etc... are available wthin the administrative templates of the group policy utility. You can also push an 'adm' file to your clients after you've made the appropriate adjustments on a mock workstation.

Here is some propaganda from the MS machine...

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winxppro/maintain/mangxpsp2/mngdepgp.mspx

There are a few tut's for apply sp2 GP templates with the sp2 rollout.

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Wrong forum

by deepsand In reply to Create Sevice pack 2 pack ...

This is a tech. problem, in search of a solution.

It properly belongs in "Technical Q&A," not in "Discussions."

Please re-post there.

Thank you.

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ha ha

by house In reply to Wrong forum

You're on a roll with the auto-response. I think he has his solution now anyways... unless he doesn't understand what I am talking about.

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