When I download a service pack, I like to save all the download files so when my computer needs re-installed I don't have to spend days downloading again.
But with 2010 I can't find out how this is done. I've just spent a while stuck in a loop where the "click to download" took me to a screen linking two windows updates. Downloaded those to the directory it wanted and it just kept telling me to do it again.
I can go back to the "administrative download" which asks me to download a whole list of files totalling about 5GB. Basically the entire DVD. With average download speeds of 3Mb (that's ~300k/s) I'd like to avoid doing that.
This is very frustrating. With 2009 and earlier there was a zip file between 200 and 2000mb which had everything needed to run with the original DVD. Does anyone know an easy way to acheive this with 2010?
Clarification by: Dougal Hiscock