How to determine what patches are applied

How do you determine which patches have been applied on a computer...
Without going through internet.
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rindiCommented:
Open control panel, Add Remove Programs, and there you see listed what has been installed. You can also have a look at C:\winnt\ and all directories with $NTUni........... have a further spuninst directory. Here is a spuninst.inf file which shows which patch created this folder.
jkrCommented:
Or, you the "Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA)": http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/tools/mbsa2/default.mspx
TRACEYMARYAuthor Commented:
Does that baseline work with windows 2000
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jkrCommented:
Yes, I've installed it this Monday.
TRACEYMARYAuthor Commented:
I just installed on windows 2000 got catalog file error ?
XP worked fine.

jkrCommented:
You need a working internet connection in order to have the patch status checked against MS' database.

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TRACEYMARYAuthor Commented:
I have it...working..Thanks
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