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Windows 7: Windows components do not appear in "view installed updates"

25 May 2014   #11
samsquared

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Here's the output (I redirected to txt file to make it easier to read):

Code:
 
 
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Component Based Servicing\Packages\Package_for_KB2864058_SP1~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.1.1
    InstallClient    REG_SZ    WindowsUpdateAgent
    InstallName    REG_SZ    Package_for_KB2864058_SP1~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.1.1.mum
    InstallLocation    REG_SZ    \\?\C:\windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download\ac4b1e890f757749c69058319c5f0e72\
    CurrentState    REG_DWORD    0x70
    SelfUpdate    REG_DWORD    0x0
    Visibility    REG_DWORD    0x2
    Trusted    REG_DWORD    0x1
    InstallTimeHigh    REG_DWORD    0x1cf5bf1
    InstallTimeLow    REG_DWORD    0xdce32194
    InstallUser    REG_SZ    S-1-5-21-2365010423-461186418-1105439653-1000
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Component Based Servicing\Packages\Package_for_KB2864058_SP1~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.1.1\Owners
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Component Based Servicing\Packages\Package_for_KB2864058~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.1.1
    InstallClient    REG_SZ    WindowsUpdateAgent
    InstallName    REG_SZ    update.mum
    InstallLocation    REG_SZ    \\?\C:\windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download\ac4b1e890f757749c69058319c5f0e72\
    CurrentState    REG_DWORD    0x70
    SelfUpdate    REG_DWORD    0x0
    Visibility    REG_DWORD    0x1
    Trusted    REG_DWORD    0x1
    InstallTimeHigh    REG_DWORD    0x1cf5bf1
    InstallTimeLow    REG_DWORD    0xdce582f4
    InstallUser    REG_SZ    S-1-5-21-2365010423-461186418-1105439653-1000
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Component Based Servicing\Packages\Package_for_KB2864058~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.1.1\Owners



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25 May 2014   #12
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidW7ncus View Post
Noel, another party crasher here with a question.

Does running Windows Update Cleanup remove them from Installed Updates and leave them in the Update History list ?

tyia
Good question! It's possible - I've never run the tool in my main machine, and I don't intent to start now ....

(Running it in a VM now - I'll check back later with the results.)
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25 May 2014   #13
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

... all 148 Windows Updates (to Dec 2013) still show in my SP1 VM - until the necessary reboot (which the tool didn't bother to warn me about!).
They are still there afterwards - and after another reboot.
So no - they aren't removed from the listing by running Disk Cleanup
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26 May 2014   #14
samsquared

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Did the reg query output provide any useful information?
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26 May 2014   #15
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

Ooops! - sorry, I got carried away

The registry query results are normal - at least for that particular update. I was hoping that the Visibility data points had been mis-set somehow.

This is not a problem I've come across before, and I'm trying to work out what the difference is between Windows and other updates that could be triggering this.
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26 May 2014   #16
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

Hmmm - please open an Elevated Command Prompt, and run the following command

REG QUERY HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Patches

post the results.
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28 May 2014   #17
samsquared

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Output is attached.
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28 May 2014   #18
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NoelDP View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidW7ncus View Post
Noel, another party crasher here with a question.

Does running Windows Update Cleanup remove them from Installed Updates and leave them in the Update History list ?

tyia
Good question! It's possible - I've never run the tool in my main machine, and I don't intent to start now ....

(Running it in a VM now - I'll check back later with the results.)
Sorry for coming so late about this query. I run Windows Update Cleanup occasionally & it doesn't remove Updates from the Installed Updates list or from Update History.
I did a fresh install of Windows 7 at the end of July 2013 & all the updates since are still shown in Update History & Installed Updates.
Just as a side note, Microsoft Security Essentials Updates are only shown in Updates History, but not in Installed Updates.
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28 May 2014   #19
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

The patch listing shows 79 installed updates. - The ones I've checked so far are not Windows updates, but Office ones.

I have to be honest, and say this is a totally new situation for me, so I'm groping for some kind of solution. It's late for me now (and I've had a few drinks) - so back tomorrow with hopefully a better idea of what's happened....
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28 May 2014   #20
samsquared

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

I appreciate your efforts.
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