Downloading updates with dialup.
Posted 28 November 2011 - 10:59 PM
Also, I can set the computer to reconnect automatically, but can apup be made to automatically open and start downloading updates so I don't have to be present to click on the "Next" button.
I am using windows XP SP3 32bit and apup 188.8.131.52
P.S. I have been waiting for a program that will save and install updates quickly and without an Internet connection.
Thank you for making Autopatcher available.
Posted 29 November 2011 - 12:29 AM
Posted 29 November 2011 - 02:09 AM
It seems that over the past couple of months apup has downloaded just about everything I need, I think. I guess I'd better copy it to cd or flash drive before Murphy's Law takes effect as it often does.
I wish I could manage a better connection than dialup but living out in the woods makes life a bit of a challenge sometimes. Luckily I've managed to make discount dialup work extremely well, well except for file uploading and downloading.
Have a great day.
Posted 30 January 2012 - 01:26 AM
BTW, ViroMan. Cool pic. Is it by chance you?
Edited by downloads, 30 January 2012 - 01:43 AM.
Posted 30 January 2012 - 03:59 AM
There is a way you can make it start downloading...I will work up a command for you as soon as I look it up.
edit: ok I looked it up and apup2 can run in full auto mode with no assistance... you just need a command line like this
original apup is a different matter. It needs to have its script downloaded before it can run.
Make a bat file and throw the following lines into it.
apup2.exe /log /localscript:xpsp3.script
Place this bat file into your apup dir... call it what ever you want to.
Posted 02 February 2012 - 03:07 PM
Posted 02 February 2012 - 06:26 PM
Edited by ViroMan, 02 February 2012 - 06:27 PM.
Posted 03 February 2012 - 03:28 PM
For some reason setting the connection to come on as a scheduled task and even to reconnect if dropped don't work any more. I'm sure not caused by download xp.bat. I probably broke something. I'm going to try a clean-cp, scans, etc. If that doesn't help, the system is way passed due for a complete system recovery, kind of had one foot in the grave for a while now.
Placed as an attachment, the script that runs when I click on the download xp.bat
Edited by downloads, 03 February 2012 - 03:49 PM.
Posted 03 February 2012 - 11:30 PM
Posted 07 February 2012 - 05:18 PM
"_AutoPatcher for Windows XP Service Pack 3 (x86) English" in it's entirty, pasted it to Notepad, named it 'download xp.bat' and saved it as "All Files" but the same problem occures except this time I noticed that the cmd window closes after a moment.
Edited by downloads, 07 February 2012 - 05:20 PM.
Posted 07 February 2012 - 07:07 PM
im going to attach a bat file for you.
Edited by ViroMan, 07 February 2012 - 07:19 PM.
Posted 08 February 2012 - 03:56 PM
Have a great day and Happy Valentine to all.
Posted 08 February 2012 - 04:46 PM
Posted 09 February 2012 - 04:14 PM
Posted 09 February 2012 - 07:44 PM
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