All Installed Updates should be listed there! What path should I use? It's a random issue not all clients with the updates seem to be affected , but there is a direct correlation between failing clients and installed updates, so I'm certain one of these is the culprit. Microsoft releases a multitude of updates every month to keep up with bugs, new applications, and security problems just to name a few of the reasons for the regular updates. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. An update history is available so you can see which updates were installed, and when. Click on that link to open the following window. When you select the Clean Up System Files button, Disk Cleanup will again display the screen shown in Figure B as it analyzes additional locations on your hard disk to determine what can be safely removed.
Disk Cleanup will begin to analyze the files on your hard disk to determine what can be safely removed Figure B. The Windows Update Cleanup feature is designed to help you to regain valuable hard disk space by removing bits and pieces of old Windows updates that are no longer needed. And these sounds aren't wrong except Windows 7. You will now see the history of Windows Update listed in categories. But then that contradicts what shows on our other machine which lists 7 entries with the oldest one being the feature update.
Clicking on the Successfully installed on link will show you more details about the Windows Update. The Windows Update Cleanup feature If you refer back to Figure C, you'll see that adjacent to the View Files button is a button titled Clean Up System Files. As you select the various categories in the list, a View Files button may appear. If the issue still persists, please feel free to reply this post directly so we will be notified to follow it up. Yeah, I breaked the record of this.
The Clean Up System Files button provides you with access to the Windows Update Cleanup feature. How do I get the Update list back? Notify me of new posts by email. Figure F Disk Cleanup will remove any unnecessary Windows Update files. Table B: Categories that appear in Disk Cleanup when you select the Clean up system files button. Also, please understand the information of Windows Update history is in a file and if you would like to delete it, all the update history, not just the installation failures will be removed.
Then, right-click Command Prompt, select Run as administrator. Hi Daniel, Thank you so much for pointer regarding the update agent post. By the virtue of command prompt we can do it easily. Click Start, type cmd in the Search box. Alternatively creating a batch file we can get the list of Windows updates at any time. Thumbnails Windows keeps a copy of all your picture, video, and document thumbnails so they can be displayed quickly when you open a folder.
This took care of it on the first try with my latest machine from which I am typing this reply. After todays updates if you click on update history it only shows todays updates when it used to show all updates previously installed. For instance, Figure A shows the WinSxS folder on a system that began as a Windows 7 system and then upgraded to Windows 8. Microsoft releases the service and patches as part of the free update service to enhance the Windows computing experience. In this article, we discuss on how to list all the history of Windows Update events using one of the task automation and configuration management tool such as PowerShell.
Category Description Download Program Files Downloaded Program Files are ActiveX controls and Java applets downloaded automatically from the Internet with you view certain pages. This screenshot shows the icon in the notification area in Windows Vista. Windows systems are routinely updated with the latest patches to improve the performance of a system. But it did make me curious why one machine has many more entries than the other. System queued Windows Error Report Files used for error reporting and solution checking. Windows 10 is getting updated every now and done, and keeping a track of all the Windows Updates can be difficult.
And Vienna Developer Release is your Microsoft Emirhan Çayan you Under Construction. It also went from All Programs list—but I have got that back. So I rebooted and finished the Upgrading process. Simply Click on the link that says View update history. The user network connections folder was empty, only the bluetooth connection apeared.