Win98 Updates

  allstar 21:02 06 Feb 03


My father-in-law has Win98SE but no internet access.

I wish to download the MS updates onto CD for him, especially as I know MS are not going to support Win98 after June.

The problem is I dont know how to specify a download location for Win updates.

Any help much appreciated.

  TOPCAT® 21:26 06 Feb 03
  allstar 21:38 06 Feb 03


Thankyou very much.

Just a quick Q tho, will this site be updated for the few updates MS may do until June?

  redelf 22:35 06 Feb 03

alstar, think about whether updates are actually needed; have a look at this thread.
click here

  Qmar 22:39 06 Feb 03

this is from thread:
click here

... the method mentioned..
click here

the windows update site is here

it should be on your 'start' button in the task bar.

I'm assuming you have a similiar un-updated Win CD or system, from which you can determine which updates you need,( ie same as your father-in-law has.)

  TOPCAT® 23:12 06 Feb 03
  allstar 23:29 06 Feb 03

Thanks very much.

As always the contributors are an invaluable source of knowledge.

Help much appreciated.

  Stuartli 01:06 07 Feb 03

You could always install BigFix (click here) which will list every update available and provide direct download links.

It will also update any other software updates you require from Microsoft etc.

  wetterfugal 01:27 07 Feb 03

A word of warning, the site TOPCAT® directed you to has not been updated since Jan 2001 (see botton of web page)There has been a few updates since then.

  Stuartli 08:58 07 Feb 03

This is the official WindowsUpdate page:

click here

If you go to:

click here

you'll find Internet Explorer Critical Updates, whilst:

click here

is the IE home page.

  TOPCAT® 11:56 07 Feb 03

Did you not see this at the bottom? :) TC.

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