Where the applied The Hot Fix patches saved in Server2008 ?

Discussion in 'Server Security' started by liyong, Jun 8, 2009.

  1. liyong

    liyong Guest

    hello,
    In Server 2003,the applied Hot fix saved in Register
    key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Hotfix
    but in Server 2008, I can not found this Reg Key,
    So,Where the The applied Hot Fix patches saved in Server2008?

    thanks a lot.
     
    liyong, Jun 8, 2009
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  2. Hello liyong,

    Check out:
    HKLM\components\canonicaldata\deployments

    Here are all updates are located in the registry, unfortunal not that readable.
    So if you search for the KB number it should be listed there within it's
    own folder.

    Best regards

    Meinolf Weber
     
    Meinolf Weber [MVP-DS], Jun 8, 2009
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  3. liyong

    liyong Guest

    thank you, Meinolf Weber,
    I still have some questions:
    I checked the 'HKLM\components\canonicaldata\deployments' , it samed as
    you wrote, I can not get the required infomation from this
    Register key and it's sub key.

    My question is:

    How could we get the detail infomation from the sub key of
    'HKLM\components\canonicaldata\deployments' ?
    such as : KB number, hot fix description, included files
     
    liyong, Jun 9, 2009
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  4. Hello liyong,

    All info you have listed is in the belonging KB article included.

    So if the KB number is not listed and you don't see it under installed updates,
    you can install it and then you will see if it installes or a message pops
    up that states it is already installed.

    Best regards

    Meinolf Weber
     
    Meinolf Weber [MVP-DS], Jun 9, 2009
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