I'm having an issue on my server when working with my VM guests, and I think its due to a recently installed update. What is the correct command to uninstall Windows Updates from either the command prompt, or Powershell?
To obtain a list of installed patches you can do:
To uninstall a listed patch, you do:
Here are some links with more information:
Note: the 934307 KB article says that you can't use /uninstall on Windows 2008 - this does not apply to Windows 2008 R2 - they enabled the uninstall switch on R2 (see the last link).
Since I just ran into this, and it's not clear from the documentation, when using
And to do it from a remote computer : wmic /node:SRVNAME process call create "powershell wusa /uninstall /kb:2639043 /quiet /norestart"
and wusa /? to have more information on parameters
You can also list installed KB patches using systeminfo:
List all KBs:
Search a particular KB:
XXXXX = KB number