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Can anyone tell me the location of the file, reg key, that contains the patches/updates to Windows? This is for both Server 2003 and 2008. They appear to be different locations but, I cannot seem to find the location of the list on either.

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if you just want a list of updates then do this, at a command prompt type

wmic qfe

wmic /node:servern qfe if you want to do remote qfe queries.

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That works but, do you know where it loads the data from? – Corv1nus May 5 '10 at 12:50
unfortunately (and I have not verified this) the location changes based on the installer version! – user33788 May 5 '10 at 14:43

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