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Article ID: 331646 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 2.6

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SUMMARY

A hotfix is a program file that installs one or more files to correct a problem. An Exchange 2000 Server hotfix program file is named Qnnnnnn.exe, where nnnnnn is the number that is assigned to the hotfix.

MORE INFORMATION

Hotfixes released after Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 3 (SP3) support the following Setup switches:
  • /? -- Display the list of installation switches.
  • /u -- Unattended mode (same as /m).
  • /m -- Unattended mode (same as /u).
  • /f -- Force other programs to quit when the computer shuts down.
  • /n -- Do not back up files for removal.
  • /o -- Overwrite OEM files without prompting.
  • /z -- Do not restart when installation is complete.
  • /q -- Quiet mode (no user interaction) and unattended mode (same as /u or /m).
  • /l -- List installed hotfixes.
  • /x -- Extract the files without running Setup.
For example, the following command line installs the update without any user intervention and does not force the computer to restart:
filename /q /z
All hotfixes are listed in the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Exchange Server 2000\Service Pack Number\Content ID Number
For additional information about the command-line switches for previous Exchange Server hotfix packages, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
257946  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/257946/EN-US/ ) XGEN: GUI Hotfix Utility Switches /x /m /s /z
For additional information about the command-line switches for Windows 2000 and Windows XP hotfix packages, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
262841  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/262841/EN-US/ ) Windows 2000 Hotfix.exe Program Description and Command-Line Switches

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server
  • Microsoft Exchange 2000 Enterprise Server
  • Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Standard Edition
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