Windows – Copy “%SystemRoot%\SoftwareDistribution\Download” to another computer

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Is it possible (and safe) to copy the SoftwareDistribution\Download folder from one Windows XP machine, A, to another, B, and then let update.microsoft.com do its thing on B minus the download time for all packages that have been downloaded on A?

Are other files and/or directories required to make B accept/check the copied files?

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