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Excel to list installed MS patches

ListPatchesICOAs a system administrator we always get requests to compare the patches installed between two servers.In the past I had a script that would list all the installed patches on a server/desktop (I probably downloaded from the hey scripting guy site). The script worked perfectly fine for me, except for the fact that I had to pipe the output into a text or format the output in a csv file. Moreover I had to explain the steps to execute the script to everyone who wanted to use it. What if I had to just click a button in excel and the script would list the data in the same sheet ? Makes life so easy !! Lets quickly jump on the script now. Continue reading