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    Hello, Does some know some specific tool that can I check if 2 critical updates are installed on my workstations? How can I get this information from my OS? For example: I have to check if the patch MS05-0XX are installed in all my workstations (about 200 computers), I have the hostname of these computers. The idea is create some .bat file that can get each hostname and it do the checkup, it will generate a file that I can be able to import in MS Excel to generate the report. The OS installed on my computers are WIN2K and WINXP. Obs.: I don't have the SMS; MBSA check all patchs, I just want to check if 1 or 2 are installed. Thanks in advanced, -- Filipe Lussana

Windows Update just keeps scanning

Postby PR » Wed, 12 May 2004 12:51:19 GMT

When i scan for updates windows completes the scanand lists all| updates and
drivers i need, however when i click on the| drivers or updates to view them
windows opens up an new| window and scans all over again, and continues to
do so| each time i click on the updates to view them.  any| ideas, thank you
very much.

Re: Windows Update just keeps scanning

Postby Jupiter Jones [MVP] » Wed, 12 May 2004 13:18:56 GMT

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