View update history in Windows Vista

Windows Vista automatically installs updates every month if your computer is online. You can view the Microsoft Windows updates history on Windows Vista. You can see the date and time of the update, whether that update was successful or failed etc. To see the update history follow this procedure :

  1. Open Control Panel → Security → Windows Update as shown. Click on View Update History on the left side panel as shown.

    View Installed Updates in Windows Vista

  2. You would see a window with a list of all the updates as shown. You can see the status Successful or Failed. You can see the type of update Crticial, Moderate or Important.

    View Installed Updates in Windows Vista

To see the details of an update, double click on it in the list of updates. You can cop the details of an update by right-clicking on an update and selecting Copy details.