How can I determine if updates were installed prior to sysprep
Posted on 2014-09-06
I was told : "When we build out the server vm's we build a template first. The template is fully updated and patched , syspreped and shutdown. We then clone that server and make as many copies we need. When you sysprep the machine none of the updates are removed but it does reset the machine back to factory settings, so windows doesn't think it was updated." It appears that no updates have ever been installed therefore since I am a pragmatic and cynical individual I want to confirm that updates were in fact installed. How can I do that?