How to export installed updates list in Windows

Windows updates

In this we will get to know how we can export installed updates/windows updates in our computer either it is Windows client computer like Windows 7, 8 or 10 or Windows server computer.

In a routine task of system engineer/administrator, many has to work on Windows updates either installation or in patch management. Some of them face issue in which they need time to export the list of installed updates and other need to save for their record purposes. This command will help to ease their work.

This is very simple and clear, please open Command Prompt or Windows PowerShell as administrator and run below command to export installed patches

wmic qfe list brief /format:texttablewsys > "C:\Installed_Patches.txt"

You can change “C:\Installed_Patches.txt” to different location and also csv as “C:\Installed_Patches.csv”.

Allow few seconds or minutes depending on your computer configuration and performance and number of installed updates.

Congratulations! now see text file with name “Installed_Patches” in c drive or location which you chose.

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