Project Dakota is a easy way to update Windows XP. It is a CD that contains all the updates found on the Windows Update Website, including Service Pack 2, with a small standalone programs that run the updates in the order specified by Microsoft according to the order set by Microsoft. It also includes common programs found on most computers such as Adobe reader, Spybot S&D and Quicktime (and lost more.
The updates come with a small stand-alone installer that runs the updates in the order set by Microsoft. For example, if you don't have Service Pack 2 installed, the Project Dakota installer will apply the pre-Service Pack 2 updates, install Service Pack 2 and then continue with the post-Service Pack 2 updates.
Why use Project Dakota and not WSUS? Here’s is ther answer, with Project Dakota, you need not to wait for all the updates to download off the website, execute, restart, connect again, download and chew up your download cap. It’s simple, just insert the CD in the drive and click go and have them all done for you.
If you don't have a server running Server 2003 you cant use WSUS, and Project Dakota can be used in the field if the client computer doesn't even have SP2 installed.
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