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How to add windows Updates(msu files) into running system using DISM


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sir can you please tell me How to add windows Updates(msu files) into running system(windows8.1/windows7sp1) using DISM.

i am using this command, i have copied the update files into folder "updates" on drive C.

c:\>dism  /online  /add-package  /packagepath:c:\updates

when i press enter after typing this command then message comes:

an error occurred, error=0X80070032


request is not supported.

what is the exact command?

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You need admin privileges on the command first.


DISM commands cannot be run in a standard command prompt.


A quick (And REALLY easy to do) google search answered this issue:




Basically you cannot use msu files this way you need to unpack them and get the cabs...

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