Avoiding shut down to update windows

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Microsoft Windows
SQL Server
Windows Updates
If an sql server is being used for asp solutions, what is the best way to avoid having to shut down when running windows updates? Trying to come up with solution to keep clients from losing access to software.

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Disable the automatic installation of patches through Windows update, and instead deploy the patches manually during maintenance windows.

Check here:

http://lifehacker.com/software/windows/disable-windows-update-restart-nag-289998.php

for a step-by step on how to do this. This also gives you some other options as far as restart and
update issues.

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