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Windows 7: How do I sort list of updates applied by knowledge base number?

14 Dec 2014   #1

Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit
How do I sort list of updates applied by knowledge base number?

I wish to review each update before applying.

I can get to the article describing the update easy enough, but if that article references a prior update, now I've got a problem!

If I select update history, I get a list of updates that are not sortable by their knowledge base number. This takes a long time to manually search this huge list, to see if I took the referenced update.

This is grossly inefficient. I need a better solution. Is there a directory that would list these? Are there tools available that would tie these together? Is there a website that can do this for me?


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14 Dec 2014   #2

Windows 7 Pro 32

From the Update history click "Installed Updates" in the top. In that window you can do a search at the top right, but you need to start the search with kb. Example: kb3008923

If you remove kb and only search for the numbers it won't find anything. But searching for kb3 works.
I have no idea why it works this way, I've just noticed that it does.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Dec 2014   #3

Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit

Works great! Thanks for the reply.
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