Windows 7 important update list file location RRS feed

  • Question

  • Currently working on a java program that automatically detects updates and installs them for you in windows 7.

    What I need to know is the location of a file or registry file that could indicate the important update list as shown on the windows updates screen


    Thursday, April 10, 2014 5:41 PM


  • Hello,

    It seems that you are looking for the windowsupdate log file. It locates in C:Windows folder, we can open it directly as a txt file or use the way described here to open it:


    Hope this helps!


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    • Edited by Fred Bao Friday, April 11, 2014 9:21 AM
    • Marked as answer by Marvin_Guo Tuesday, April 22, 2014 3:13 AM
    Friday, April 11, 2014 9:21 AM