Windows 10: Update history disappeared

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  1.    07 May 2018 #1

    Update history disappeared


    Hi

    Strange issue, I have just checked Windows update area in version 1803, last night I had the feature update listed and 2 driver updates but for some reason this morning it is blank... any idea what happened to the 3 items listed?

    I have run disk cleanup but cannot remember clicking anything I should not...

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  2.    07 May 2018 #2

    Yah...it's gone on mine as well. I just thought it was MS revamping it.
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  3.    07 May 2018 #3

    Also....it's added the definitions updates. So now you can see the listed updates for Defender.
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  4.    07 May 2018 #4

    Glad it is not just me....
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 1803 - 17134.5 XP/Vista/Win7/Win8.1 in VM for testing
       07 May 2018 #5

    There is a good reason to clear update history when a new Feature update is Installed (via WU).

    This is that any updates that were in place were either included in the new release or were only temporary fixes to since fixed issues.

    However there does appear to be an issue which I think is down to an incomplete change from the old settings via Control Panel to the new settings method, The update list is still visible through the control panel but as noted the links for this in the new system are not yet completed ( enough to make the menus disappear and reset
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  6.    07 May 2018 #6

    I know that when a feature update is installed it removed all the updates for the old version, but I had one saying the feature update was installed on Friday, and two drivers updated at the same time, this is now blank, but no idea what would cause this overnight..
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    Windows 10 Pro 64bit 1803 17134.254
       07 May 2018 #7

    Defender update maybe? I had one earlier, and now my Update history blank on 1803, well as long as it updates properly, guess blank update history not too big of a deal
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  8.    07 May 2018 #8

    AMDMan2016 said: View Post
    Defender update maybe? I had one earlier, and now my Update history blank on 1803, well as long as it updates properly, guess blank update history not too big of a deal
    I noticed that as well, maybe that has caused the issue.... very strange, I know it was there last night and that is the only thing that has happened .... Will see how it updates.

    I have added it to the feedback hub, not that they take much notice :)
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  9.    07 May 2018 #9

    Odd issue, I use Kaspersky as internet security, when I first power on the notebook I can right click or double click the Kaspersky icon on the taskbar... If I run Windows update I can't I have to use the desktop icon... I think there was a major issue with the defender update earlier today which has not only broken the Kaspersky icon (all others work OK) but also Windows update...Good old Microsoft... .
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  10. Posts : 689
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit 1803 17134.254
       07 May 2018 #10

    Well Was using Avast Free, but can't even get Behavior Shield to activate even after a clean install of Avast Free, so finally I ripped it out and sticking with Defender. Too much trouble trying to trouble shoot, reinstall, hope works, fail again, remove, clean up left overs, just too much trouble. Don't know if was broken before I tried to reinstall Avast with Defender update or something else.

    Will see how Patch Tuesday goes tomorrow, and go from there
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