Windows Update Log Analzyer

Posted on 2014-01-03
Last Modified: 2014-01-08
Looking for a way I can review Windows Update logs on mulitple computers. We have a WSUS that is dedicated to the workstations but we're unsure if the machines are pulling the updates from WSUS correctly or not as some machines are showing various versions of internet explorer for example even though 10 and 11 are not approved yet.
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aadih earned 250 total points
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You may try FireGen Windows Update Log Analyzer (and see if it fits the bill): >
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You can check %windir%\WindowsUpdate.log on the workstations.
Also use "WSUS Client Diag Tool" on workstations - Link

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How do I get the report to pop up on my end against a remote computer?
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WSUS Client Diag Tool GetFileVersion <szEngineDir,&susVersion> Failed
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Could you try Microsoft Fix It on Clients - Link
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You can look into these articles Windows Update Agent API  and    Searching, Downloading, and Installing Updates

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