Check What Updates Your Server Has Installed

IT Problem

You want to check what updates your server has installed. There are two ways of doing this, one in control panel and one via power shell.In server 2008 and 2012 core you can only check in power shell. Look below on instructions on how to do so.

IT Solution

First on a standard server 2000/2003/2008 SBS server check you updates by doing the following.

Click on start then go to control panel. Once in control panel select Programs and Features

programs and features

programs and features

Once you are in programs and features then select View Installed Updates.

view installed updates

view installed updates

 

You will then see a list of updates that are installed and when they where installed.

 Check What Updates are Installed on Server 2008 Core

Simply enter the command below.

Get-WmiObject -Class WIN32_QuickFixEngineering

If you would like to search to see if a specific update is installed then use the following command

Get-WmiObject -Class WIN32_QuickFixEngineering | Where-Object{$_.HotFixID -like ‘KB1111111’}

Remember to replace the “1111111′ with your specific KB update.

Tags: core

Allen White

Allen is a Consultant for ITPS in the North East of England and holds the following accreditations. MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, CCA, CCSP, VCP 4,5 and HP ASE, AIS - Network Infrastructure.

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