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This article describes how an administrator can install an update to the Microsoft Virtual Machine (VM) without user input or notification (silently) and without restarting the computer. One method applies to versions of Microsoft Windows that is later than Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3), and the other method applies to Windows 2000 SP3 and earlier.
Note Microsoft is no longer able to provide a download of the Microsoft VM for computers that do not already have the Microsoft VM installed. For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Other versions of Microsoft WindowsTo install updates silently to the Microsoft VM (Msjavwu.exe) without restarting your computer, follow these steps:
Windows 2000 SP3 or earlierThe Microsoft VM is included with Windows 2000 SP3 and earlier, and you can update the Microsoft VM on Windows 2000 SP3 and earlier by using a Windows 2000 hotfix or service pack release.
For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 hotfixes silently without rebooting the computer, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
262841For information about how to install Windows 2000 service packs silently without restarting your computer, visit the following Microsoft Web site to view the Windows 2000 Service Pack Installation and Deployment Guide:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/262841/ )Command-line switches for Windows software update packages
Article ID: 304930 - Last Review: January 31, 2007 - Revision: 8.5