• How do you confirm if Operating System patches are successfully Installed in Windows XP and 7

    Posted on August 20, 2013 by in Application Packaging, Desktop Engineering

    To Validate if the Operating System Patch installed successfully:

    1. Consider a patch KB2079403 on Windows XP
      Goto Registry: HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWSNT\CURRENTVERSION\HOTFIX\KB2079403
      in the above key find a  REG_DWORD value Installed with a Data of 1

    2. Consider a .Net 4.0 Patch KB2478663 on Windows XP
      Goto Registry: HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\UPDATES\Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile\KB2478663
      in the above key find a  REG_SZ value ThisVersionInstalled with a Data of Y

    3. Consider a .Net 4.0 Patch KB2446708 on Windows7
      Goto Registry: HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\MICROSOFT\UPDATES\Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile\KB2446708
      in the above key find a  REG_SZ value ThisVersionInstalled with a Data of Y
       

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