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Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to identify updates applied to a computer system.
How can I find which updates are applied to my computer?
Use the Get-Hotfix cmdlet. To find updates, use the Description parameter and specify Update:
Get-HotFix -Description Update
To find a specific hotfix by ID number, use the Id parameter:
Get-HotFix -id kb2741530
So this one let's you know where you're outdated? Does it also include Applications or is it just like Windiws Updater?
It is a wrapper around this:
I is only for hotfixes for WIndows and Microsoft applications like Office that are serviced by WIndows Update or are installed via a KB.
To see this run the following:
Any way to "install" updates, not just see what was installed?