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Now that I've released a version of DUAScriptGen that can be used to create DUA scripts directly from Windows hotfixes, I thought it might be useful to illustrate the process of creating a script using this new functionality.
Downloading hotfixes and DUAScriptGen
The first part of this process is to download the hotfix you want to install as well as the DUAScriptGen tool. Here are the steps:
Using DUAScriptGen in UI mode
Now that you have downloaded the hotfix and DUAScriptGen tool, you are ready to create your DUA script. If you prefer to use the DUAScriptGen UI you can use the following steps:
Using DUAScriptGen in silent mode
If you prefer to script creation of the DUS file and not interact with the DUAScriptGen UI, you can use the following steps: