Getting Hotfix Information

by Dec 31, 2009

PowerShell v.2 comes with a new cmdlet called Get-Hotfix. It retrieves for you all installed hotfixes and updates. You can use it locally or remotely. You should use its -computername parameter to query a remote computer:

Get-Hotfix -computername

Internally, Get-Hotfix really is just a WMI call, so this works on PowerShell v.1 as well:

Get-WMIObject Win32_QuickFixEngineering

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