how do I know if a hotfix is already included in my windows updates?

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I'm about to install a hotfix onto one of my servers to try and resolve an issue. How can I check to see if it's already included in my windows updates? the hotfix is
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check the control panel

installed programs

there is either an option to list them or a chackbox to include them in the current view, depending on your OS

if you try to install an update that's already there it will look like it's installing but be done in a flash anyway


OK, I know that but will the update be named the same as the hotfix?
Yes, the KB number will be the same

check it in control panel add remove program and windows update

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