Checking whether your Windows 8 PC is up to date?

Windows 8 Developer preview’s users can check information on Windows Update using the option available as part of Control Panel.

Finding details about recent windows update

If you wan to find the details about the recent windows update installed on the PC then navigate Windows 8 metro style menu –> Control Panel –> Scroll down to Windows Update.


This would display following details.

  • When the most recent check for updates were done.
  • When the updates were installed.
  • From where the updates were received.

View Windows Update History

If you want to see the list of windows updates that have been installed on a Windows 8 PC then click More Settings under Control Panel.


In the Control Panel window, click System and Security window then the Check for updates under Windows Update section.


Now click the View update history in the Windows Update screen.


This would display the following View update history screen with the list of updates along with their status and date of installation.


In Category: Windows, Windows 8

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