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1answer
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How to apply binary diff produced by fc to a file?

How can one apply diff file produced by fc /b command on Windows to update some file in a simplest way possible; i.e. without buying anything or downloading some large/questionable software? The diff ...
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2answers
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Windows Updates can be critical or recommended, but why?

I just wanted to know the difference is between Windows Updates being 'Critical' and 'Recommended'. And also what factors go into deciding this?
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0answers
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Is there any way to force windows updates to use the Temp folder instead of the root of C for installing updates?

I would like to prevent them from even coming up if possible. I don't know why Windows doesn't use the %system root%\temp folder for these. :( Looks like there have been a couple others asking about ...
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1answer
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How do I get a good directory difffile I can use to patch/what to use for patch

I'd like to make a clean diff of a directory that allows me to later use a gui patch program for windows to apply the diffile. If possible I don't want to have to deal with hardcoded paths in the ...
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2answers
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does anyone have the patch for xp pro 32bit SP2-3 that enables use of more than 4gb ram? [closed]

Ok, simple question, plz stick to it. Even with PAE enabled, M$ has artificial limitations, and even more in sp2-3. So its not a technical or architectual limitation (there are patches for vista & ...
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2answers
681 views

Tool to create a patch that modifies/adds files within a directory structure

I have a set of files that need a set of changes applied to them. In this scenario I have a Java Application Server (distributed via a zip file) that I need to apply a set of known configurations to, ...
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Copy “%SystemRoot%\SoftwareDistribution\Download” to another computer

Is it possible (and safe) to copy the SoftwareDistribution\Download folder from one Windows XP machine, A, to another, B, and then let update.microsoft.com do its thing on B minus the download ...