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How to Find and Remove Windows Hot Fix


You have an application that had been working well but it has encountered issues after you applied a Windows hot fix.

You need to list your latest Windows hot fixes and uninstall the one that causes the issue so that your application can work again.


1. Right click Start icon, click on Command Prompt (Admin) or Windows Powershell (Admin).

2. Type below command and press Enter to list the Windows hot fixes.

Get-Hotfix | Sort-object InstalledOn -Descending

3. Type below command and press Enter to uninstall a hot fix. Please note that the hot fix id does not contain KB.

wusa /uninstall /kb:4058702

Some other useful commands:

  • Geting the Windows original install date.
systeminfo | find /I "Install Date"

Alternatively, you can use below command to get the Windows original install date.

([WMI] "").ConvertToDateTime(((Get-WmiObject -class win32_operatingsystem).installdate))
  • Displaying Windows OS information.
systeminfo | findstr OS
  • Detecting Manufacturer name & Model number.
wmic computersystem get model, name, manufacturer, systemtype