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Update history not updating

  1. #1


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    Windows 8

    Update history not updating


    My update history does not show any updates after 1/22/14. I know for sure that I have successfully installed at least a few dozen updates since then (almost all of them involving Windows Defender). Any ideas?

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  2. #2


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    Windows 8.1 Enterprise


    Check here.. Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features > View installed updates
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    Windows 8


    Actually, what I'm referring to is: PC Settings > Update and recovery > View your update history. Nothing is shown subsequent to 1/22/14. When I checked "View installed updates" it does not list any Windows Defender updates at all (but does list one non-Windows Defender update that I installed today).
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    Windows 8.1 Enterprise


    Quote Originally Posted by Terre Moto View Post
    Actually, what I'm referring to is: PC Settings > Update and recovery > View your update history.
    That location will only show the most recent updates. If you are looking for a complete list of installed updates refer to my original post.

    When I checked "View installed updates" it does not list any Windows Defender updates at all
    If you want a detailed list of all updates for Windows Defender, do the following..

    Step 1) Press + X > select Command Prompt (Admin)
    Step 2) Type: cd C:\Program Files\Windows Defender > Press Enter
    Step 3) Type: MpCmdRun -GetFiles > Press Enter

    A detailed log will be created at C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Support\MpSupportFiles.cab

    Extract the contents, view the MPOperationalEvents.txt file for a list of all installed updates.
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    7601.18247.x86fre.win7sp1


    You have to actually do a manual update, then look.
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  6. #6


    Got the same problem since 25/12/2013.If you were to access your update history through Control Panel, you may probably find the complete history.
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