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Windows XP Setup includes the Dynamic Update feature. Dynamic Update downloads and uses critical content to enhance the Setup program. If the computer can connect to the Internet during Windows XP Setup, Dynamic Update prompts you to download critical content. You have the option to skip Dynamic Update during Setup.
Dynamic Update content includes drivers and replacement files.
DriversDrivers are downloaded only for devices that are present in the computer. Dynamic Update downloads two types of drivers:
Replacement FilesReplacement files replace the existing files on the Windows CD-ROM. No new files are added to the product. This category includes:
You can deploy Dynamic Update for Windows XP Professional Setup in a corporate environment without connecting to the Windows Update Web site. For additional information about how to do this, see the following Microsoft Web site:
Deploying Windows XP Part I: PlanningThe Windows XP Dynamic Update package includes the fixes that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314582/EN-US/ )List of Fixes That Are Included in the Windows XP Dynamic Update 1.2 Package
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/312401/EN-US/ )List of Fixes That Are Included in the Windows XP Dynamic Update 1.1 Package
309127For additional information about how to implement the Windows XP update package, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/309127/EN-US/ )List of Fixes That Are Included in the Windows XP Dynamic Update 1.0 Package
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/312110/EN-US/ )How to Deploy the Windows XP Dynamic Update Package
Article ID: 311220 - Last Review: August 7, 2007 - Revision: 1.4