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pointing XP to a local machine for updates

Q: pointing XP to a local machine for updates

I run a small stand-alone network that has no connectivity to the internet. I currently download Microsoft updates and antivirus dats from an internet connected pc, burn them to a cd then copy them to one of the computers on the stand-alone network. I then "pull" the updates manually from each machine on the stand-alone network.

Is there a way to configure these XP boxes to look to a certain local location for updates?

Any help would be appreciated.

Powerhouserod

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A: pointing XP to a local machine for updates

I think the "Automatic Updates" feature that's part of the OS is configured to only connect to Microsoft servers; I can't see there being a way to change this.

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pointing-xp-to-a-local-machine-for-updates.651786/
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Folks - At my new job we are running about 16 PC's on a network and app.'s like outlook and some specific chapter 13 software..My question is.......if I sit down to a PC login as admin and start MS updates, then cannot make it make to the PC to complete them, can the user of that PC just login as them with their password and continue working normally, or can't they just cold reboot the PC then login and every thing's fine??? It is my understanding that if they return to their PC and see that an admin was logged in, they just needed to change it to their user name and password and everything's fine...?? YES or NO ???

Thanks
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/admin-rights-on-local-machine-while-installing-ms-updates.711030/
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Pls suggest.
 

A:Remotely Accessed Machine's Data can be Copied to Local Machine.

Click Start | Help and Support
Search on:
Cutting and pasting to and from a remote session
and
Accessing local files and folders in a remote session
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/remotely-accessed-machines-data-can-be-copied-to-local-machine.878882/
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A:Local Machine

This is what I get in Windows 10 when I put http://127.0.0.1 in the Address box of Firefox.
 

http://forums.majorgeeks.com/index.php?threads/local-machine.309385/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cannot-logon-to-the-local-machine.770283/
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I will cut straigh to the point! I am wondering if it's possible to set up a VPN to connect to a PC on another network so i can access the other machines on that network. e.g If I have an office with a router and 1 pc connected to the internet and 4 more machines conected to the router but not going out to the internet. Is it possible to connect to that machine via VPN so then it would be as if you were on that network to then be able to access the PC's on the network?

If you need any additional information please don't hesitate to ask!

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A:VPN to access a local machine

Josh, welcome to the windows 7 forums.

One option which I use is a free vpn called Hamachi. It is owned by the logmein people but it does have a free version. It is encrypted and allows you to access the other machine using either Remote Desktop Program or another of the free programs like VNC. There is also the free version of Logmein.

search on hamachi and you should be able to see what it does. They do have a pay version but there is a free version.

Rich

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A:Change Password for local machine

Just a guess but do you mean 'public' instead of 'pubic'?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/change-password-for-local-machine.588302/
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A:Local Machine Administrators Password?

The only legal way to do this is to re-install the OS. You do not need to be the local admin to join a computer or change the domain the computer is on. You just need to be an admin for the domain.
Is there a reason why the users log into the local machine? It kinda makes it pointless to have a domain.

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A:Hyper-V Local Machine Error

Originally Posted by Crusader


I have a Mac running Windows 8.1 via Parallels.
What I am trying to do is set up a test 2012 SBS my PC and while trying to connect to my local machine on Hyper-V I get this http://i.imgur.com/AIWU7lc.png I've tried running as admin, I've also tried starting services however I get this http://i.imgur.com/jUt8P6w.png
A bit stuck on what to do?
Thanks



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Why running a VM in a VM? I believe it's a test.
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Running Hyper-V in a Windows host is the only way to get best results.

Try upgrading or running from Parallells build 9.0.24217 or otherwise run Hyper-V from bootcamp install.

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A:Log onto local machine in Windows Vista

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A:Admin rights to local machine

What type of network is it?

Peer-To-Peer, or are you using a domain?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/admin-rights-to-local-machine.217353/
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A:HKey Local Machine Question

start>run>in the run box type in regedit>file>export

thats all there is to it.

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A:Writing to a shared folder from local machine

I would try here

DonationCoder.com

or here

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A:hkey-local-machine entry removal

If you've uninstalled Kaspersky Internet Security Suite and have restarted the computer and don't have ANYTHING else installed that's Kaspersky-related, do the following:

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hkey-local-machine-entry-removal.1018105/
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Windows 7 group policy

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The machine is not on a network. It is a computer for test purposes in the field not having a domain server to handle the group policies.

Kind regards

A:Group policy on local machine not on network

  
Quote: Originally Posted by kahr


Hi !

Windows 7 group policy

I've read a lot of post on this topic but haven't been able to find a clear answer to this question.

Is it possible to create different policies on a local machine and somehow assign these policies to the groups logging in on this machine ? Seems to me that changing the group ploicy affects all users.

The machine is not on a network. It is a computer for test purposes in the field not having a domain server to handle the group policies.

Kind regards



Gpedit does change group policies, and all users in that group are affected. I am a little confused as to what you want to do to the users.

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A:Windows 7 workgroup not accessable from the local machine.

Here's a bit more info if someone wouldn't mind having a look.

I can see the shares via netbios name but not IP, and I can't map it for some reason.

Bear in mind this is not a networked pc any more, I took it off.

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : home
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.67
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.25
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.254

C:\Users\Rusty>ping rusty

Pinging Rusty [192.168.1.67] with 32 bytes of dat
Reply from 192.168.1.67: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=12
Reply from 192.168.1.67: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=12

Ping statistics for 192.168.1.67:
Packets: Sent = 2, Received = 2, Lost = 0 (0%
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 0ms, Maximum = 0ms, Average = 0ms
Control-C
^C
C:\Users\Rusty>net view \\rusty
Shared resources at \\rusty

Share name Type Used as Comment

-------------------------------------------------
D Disk
External Disk
Games Disk
HP Deskjet D2400 series Print HP Deskj
Movies Disk
NVIDIA Disk
Pictures Disk
Tunez Disk
TV Shows Disk
Users Disk
The command completed successfully.
C:\Users\Rusty>net use z:rusty\D
System error 67 has occurred.

The network name cannot be found.
C:\Users\Rusty>net view \\192.168.1.67
System error 53 has occurred.

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A:bogus Internet Gateway to a local machine

It appears that there is a Sony computer with a wireless card that your wireless card is detecting. Perhaps you could tell us more about the machines, like make/model, what version/patch level of windows, and what networking equipment you have.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bogus-internet-gateway-to-a-local-machine.405442/
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Dear all.

Well I have 15 computer network without domain. all the computers are in workgroup enviroment,
but in one machine when I open gpedit.msc I am getting following error,
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I am also logging on as local administrator but still I am getting error.
There is no domain and there is no any other policy defined.

Pl help on this matter.

from
Jogen joshi
 

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A:I want uninstall the ASP.NET Machine Account from Local Acco...

I understand you want to remove the ASP .NET account.  

 

This account is needed for some system functions, so I don't know that removing it would be the best option.  User account in Vista and up work a little differently than they did in XP.  To help control malware, the top level administrator account is disabled by default with a second level, with less privileges, gets the Administrator label for users to use.  Some programs, especially older programs, depend on this top level admin account that is disabled.

 

What is anti-virus are you trying to uninstall?  There may be a removal tool that is necessary to properly remove the program.

 

I would recommend trying to uninstall the app through the system admin account and then disabling the admin account once you are done.  This guide details how to enable and disable this account.  You could try launching the uninstaller with admin rights (right-click>run as administrator). 

 

Let me know what happens.

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A:Looking for ideas to try, graphic corruption, local machine issue?

First, make sure you uninstalled and re-installed the graphics drivers properly. Ultimate Nvidia Driver Guide for Uninstalling and Installing driversets

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A:Weird computer identity theft by local machine

Hi Masterscuba, welcome to sevenforums. Try setting up fixed ip settings in both your router(which probably has DHCP set) and the other machines. This could be caused by the DHCP server trying to "issue" ip addresses taht are already fixed in 1 machine(probably number 4)

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A:Solved: Random Ping Times from one Machine on Local Network

Make sure you have the latest correct networking driver. If it is an integrated adapter get the driver from the PC (or motherboard) manufacturer's web site. If that driver is already installed reinstall it anyhow in case the installed instance is corrupted.

What firewall or security suite is, or ever was, on the system?
 

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A:Override domain group policy for screensaver timeout and set it on local machine to 20 minutes or more

Hi,
We cannot override domain policy via local policy, processing of multiple domain-linked GPOs is in the order specified by the administrator, on the Linked Group Policy Objects tab for the domain in GPMC. The GPO with the lowest link order is processed last,
and therefore has the highest precedence.Alex Zhao
TechNet Community Support

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A:Updates on Local Network

Yeah - this is a great option. It does not entirely stop getting stuff from internet as it is basically a torrent system, but is much faster and much reduces download demand

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I always update my fast pc first, leaving my other slower devices switched off. Then I turn on other devices, and you see the hdd flicking away as it serves the updates to the other devices.

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A:XP Machine cannot apply updates

Hello and welcome to TSF. My name is Taylor and I'll be helping you with your fix.

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A:These new updates are terrible on my machine.

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A:Any way to point Windows Updates to a local directory?

Hello!

Unfortunately, this is much easier said than done. It is possible, and I have written a few program scraps to prove viability, and early results are good for this being possible (very simply, ask Windows Update to perform a search for updates, but download only (this is very easy to do), scrape the SoftwareDistribution folder, and implant onto another computer (and before you try, you CANNOT just drop in this folder - it requires using parts of the contents etc. etc.))

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I am really sorry that I could not be of more help, but unfortunately, this program is not going to be made

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A:Local Power user cannot perform updates...

Im guessing that your sys admin does not want them installing a bunch of crap on his pc's? How bouyt just giving them admin but enable driver signing. Chances are most users won't know how to get around that......
 

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A:vista updates- turned sky connection to local only

Are the Xp and Xbox still connected to sky?
Are you connected to the sky modem?
I think there may be a possibility your adapter may have given up for a ghost!

http://www.vistax64.com/network-sharing/233079-vista-updates-turned-sky-connection-local-only.html
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If nothing is found then try Gathering a Startup, Shutdown, Sleep, Hibernate, or Reboot Trace - Windows 7 Forums

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A:getting BSOD after updates/drivers on fresh install (new machine)

Hello,

I can't help but think this has to be a hardware problem. Fortunately, all the components should still be under warranty, so you shouldn't have trouble.

Start by running about an hour of the Blend and Small FFTs Prime95 tests (one at a time). See here: Hardware - Stress Test With Prime95

Also, run Memtest86 to test RAM more specifically: RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Let us know what the results of the tests are, and we'll go from there!

...Summary of the dumps:

Code:

Built by: 7601.17727.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.111118-2330
Debug session time: Sun Mar 25 19:26:31.790 2012 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:10:46.992
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!KiSearchForNewThread+1b9 )
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: WIN7_DRIVER_FAULT
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x3B
PROCESS_NAME: explorer.exe
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x3B_nt!KiSearchForNewThread+1b9
BiosReleaseDate = 12/23/2010
SystemProductName = System Product Name
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????``
Built by: 7601.17727.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.111118-2330
Debug session time: Sun Mar 25 23:42:21.174 2012 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:18.049
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+af37 )
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x1a_5100
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: WIN7_DRIVER_FAULT
PROCESS_NAME: System
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x1a_5100_nt!_??_::FNODOBFM::_string_+af37
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????``

http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/221309-getting-bsod-after-updates-drivers-fresh-install-new-machine.html
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A:Windows 7 (no KB updates) for production machine (video+photo editing)

Hi Ctrlalt,
Try running sfc /scannow(3x)
and as you dont like kbs run this alternative
http://www.sysnative.com/niemiro/apps/SFCFix.exe

post the output if anythings found, but not fixed.

you could also try
Repair Install
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On a further note regarding updates
The w10 offenders have been pulled as its no longer free
and in windows update settings just set it to never.
updates can be downloaded on a standalone basis, as long as you know what they are and the number
Roy

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/400745-windows-7-no-kb-updates-production-machine-video-photo-editing.html
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Update.
 
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A:Vista machine has multiple copies of updates and no restore points.

Hi sudsy,
 
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[This message has been edited by David McKeal (edited 09-23-2000).]
 

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/no-ps-2-pointing-device.66761/
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A:pointing to server4

Hello xduyck and welcome to the BC forums. Let's do a scan for some hidden files and see what we have hiding here.Download Find_It_s.zip and unzip the contents to its own folder.Important! Reboot in SAFE MODE !!Start in Safe Mode Using the F8 method:Restart the computer in Safe Mode.As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until the Advanced Options menu appears.Use the arrow keys to select the Safe Mode menu item.Press the Enter key.Locate the FindIt's.bat file and double-click it to run it. It will start scanning your computer and could take a little while so be patient. When the DOS window closes, reboot back to normal mode.Post the contents of C:\log.txt back here and I will review it when it comes in.OT

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Nothing has come of the above tests, but I'm suspecting some kind of malware...

Can I send you a Hijack This log for your expertise??'
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A:Synaptics Pointing Device

After reinstalling the synaptics driver from the driver recovery disk the synaptics icon appears in the task bar and the settings are saved upon rebooting the computer. The touchpad works as it should in several windows apps and explorer browser. However, the scroll feature does not work in mozilla firefox and opera 8.51 browsers. In mozilla, I get the scroll bar icon by the mouse when I hold down the touchpad but it won't scroll up or down. Any thoughts?

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Thanks

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Do you get tired of using Explorer to find a directory or using Search to find a file or want to run your Browser or raise or lower you volume without having to use your mouse? Then I think "Keybreeze" is your answer. Just install "Keybreeze" and then touch your semi-colon key and then type a letter or key word and you can eliminate the need for pointing and clicking using your mouse. The program is free for non-commercial or personal usage. Check it out.

http://www.keybreeze.com/

PS. I have no personal gain associated with this program. Just trying to help fellow PC users out.
 

A:Tired of Pointing and Clicking?

Do you get tired of using Explorer to find a directory or using Search to find a file or want to run your Browser or raise or lower you volume without having to use your mouse?Click to expand...

Actually, I don't. I am always amazed at how inconvenient some find with a mouse click. A well organized file system and familiarity with the system makes a trip around a system an easy pleasure.
 

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A:synaptics pointing device

Click Start

In the search bar type msconfig and hit Enter

Click the Startup tab.

Remove the checkmark next to "Synaptics Po..."

Click Apply.

Click OK.

Restart the machine.
 

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A:windows xp - pointing to a program

Sorry, Jul.

You don't.
You uninstall the program to the extent that it will let you, and then you delete any files you ARE sure about, and you reinstall the program.

 

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A:Synaptic pointing device

Have you tried updating your drivers?
 

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or maybe some one could tell me where to go to download this program.
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A:Synaptic Pointing Device

have a look athttp://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/e...f4be5e1033.mspxseems system restore might be usefuland a 'how to' get into it on vista is http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/windows-vista-system-restore-guide/

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A:synatics Pointing Device

Welcome to the Forum
Several suggestions, the first being to reinstall
How to Replace a Synaptics Pointing Device Driver in Windows Vista | eHow.com

If that does not work try a system restore to a point before the problem began
System Restore - How to

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Compaq Presario C700
Alps pointing-device version 7.200.202.25
 

A:Alps Pointing Device

What is the correct model number for your Compaq Presario?

Are you using XP or Vista?

Here is version 7.4.202.102 for Vista. It's an .exe file, so download and save it, then double-click it to start the install process, then restart.

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