Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 29th Aug 2007 21:57 UTC, submitted by Kroc
Microsoft The AutoPatcher project has been asked by Microsoft to stop operations. "Today we received an e-mail from Microsoft, requesting the immediate take-down of the download page, which of course means that AutoPatcher is probably history. As much as we disagree, we can do very little, and although the download page is merely a collection of mirrors, we took the download page down. We would like to thank you for your support. For the past 4 years, it has been a blast. Unfortunately, it seems like it's the end of AutoPatcher as we know it."
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RE: Heise Offline Updater
by boblowski on Thu 30th Aug 2007 06:02 UTC in reply to "Heise Offline Updater"
boblowski
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2007-07-23

The Heise Offline Updater actually works quite well. My only complaint is that it's somewhat slow, but it gets the job done.

Ironically enough, I feel that the whole installation and keeping it current is one of the weaker sides of Windows. Without tools like AutoPatcher/Heise/nLite, installing Windows can be a real PITA. Especially if you have to install and maintain several machines.

Edited 2007-08-30 06:03

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