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Title: windows update not show in control panel>add or remove programs
Post by: hy@ on June 01, 2009, 12:38:27 PM
windows update not show in control panel>add or remove programs by show update check box !

I downloaded 34 mb update (essentials) from SoftwarePatch.com / install without problem. but, after 3-days updates not show in control panel>add or remove programs by show update check box !
Title: Re: windows update not show in control panel>add or remove programs
Post by: Lisandro on June 01, 2009, 02:11:11 PM
Hhmmm... did you run a registry cleaner?
Why shouldn't the updates be shown there? Did you install Vista SP2?
Title: Re: windows update not show in control panel>add or remove programs
Post by: hy@ on June 01, 2009, 04:46:45 PM
I'm sorry, my OS is Windows XP SP3.

Oh! Yes. I use Registry Cleaner by CCleaner. Also use Registry Cleaner / Defrag by Auslogics BoostSpeed.
Title: Re: windows update not show in control panel>add or remove programs
Post by: DavidR on June 01, 2009, 05:35:09 PM
You won't find Windows Update in add remove programs as it isn't a program, but an integral part of the OS.

You also won't find it in the Control Panel if you are looking for windows updates, it is listed under Automatic Updates, see image, is that in the control panel ?
Title: Re: windows update not show in control panel>add or remove programs
Post by: hy@ on June 01, 2009, 06:44:22 PM
yes automatic updates is show in control panel list !
Title: Re: windows update not show in control panel>add or remove programs
Post by: DavidR on June 01, 2009, 08:23:17 PM
So what is your problem now all appears as it should as you won't see updates listed in the windows 'Automatic Updates' interface.

If you have installed a patch outside of the automatic updates, the only way to check is if you know the KB number, check C:\Windows where security updates are listed.