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Windows 7: Update history vs. installed updates - question

15 Sep 2010   #1
Dick Jagger

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Update history vs. installed updates - question

I manually uninstalled an update some time ago, and when viewing Programs > Programs and Features > Installed Updates the update in question is not listed. However, going in Windows Update > Update History, the update is listed as status = successful and the date installed is shown. Is there any other way to verify that the update is either hidden or uninstalled and not successfully (currently) installed? Thanks.


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16 Sep 2010   #2
prabz

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

You can use the attached VBS file to check if the update is installed

Check_if_a_Windows_update_is_installed_on_a_pc.vbs


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16 Sep 2010   #3
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

History cannot become Current affairs. As long as the update doesnt show up in your installed updates, its not there, simple. And as long as you dont hide the update on the Winupdates webpage and the update is critical/ important, it'll keep showing up in the list of updates to be installed.

BTW, what update is this?
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