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I am looking for a way to create a custom Windows XP Update Disk. I want to be able to somehow make an ISO image or Setup file that will automatically install all Post-SP2 Windows XP Updates, Service Pack 3 and all Post-SP3 Updates. I have the updates downloaded but I want to be able to somehow install all of them with one program, "one-click install" so-to-say. Is this possible? I know that there are other options out there such as PatchMate but I do not know about all of them and I do now know which is the best or most reliable. I know that using Windows Update website is suggested and recommended but I am attempting to create backup images of my hard drive for distribution on a new computer. I already have it set to ask for a License Key for Windows upon load so it is not illegal and will not allow others to use a pirated version of the operating system.
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it USED to be doable by using autopacker...but MS shut them down and anyone else that offered a service similar...they want you to get your updates from MS or not at all
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Technically they are still coming from MS but a different installation method that bypasses the Genuine Advantage Validation method. They want to ensure that their updates are installed on Activated, Legal copies of Windows. I know of PatchMate, AutoPatcher, Unofficial Update Packs, Windows Updates Downloader and a few others that I can't think of that are still around and MS has yet to shut down. Any suggestions as to which is the best and/or easiest to use?
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Autopatcher was an excellent tool, but yeah that got squashed.

You can use nlite or vlite if your using vista and use something like Ryan's VM pack to slipstream all the updates into the disc.
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The only problem is finding every update. I want every update (well, recommended and high priority updates) for Windows XP and scouring the internet looking for all of them is quite a hassle.
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http://integrator.si...ex.php?download

All the updates in a pack.
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