Windows Updates Downloader 2.40 Build 1299 Released

Another build of the Windows Updates Downloader, version 2.40 Build 1299, has been published.

Thanks to the user community for helping me identify a rare bug with the windows update agent. I’ve also extended the Update List specifications to support identification of the base service pack. This should go a long way towards clearing up confusion people had between the Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3 update lists. This is also a small but necessary step towards detecting locally installed updates.

7 thoughts on “Windows Updates Downloader 2.40 Build 1299 Released

  1. mr_scientist

    can’t run this version on win 2003 sp2
    2.30 works fine.
    have the following message:
    WUD.exe – Application Error
    Application has generated an exception that could not be handled.

    Process ID=0x4ac (1196), Thread ID=0x608 (1544).

    Click OK to terminate the application.
    Click CANCEL to debug the application.
    OK Cancel


  2. Christia Merrow

    Hello. Great job. I did not expect this on a Wednesday. This is a great story. Thanks!

  3. anonymous

    Small bug in build 998 (WUD250B998Setup.exe):

    The proxy settings are remembered from application run to run, except for the port. It is always initialized to 8080.

    Thanks for the great tool.

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