How to View Your Windows 10 Update History

Windows 10 updates are, seemingly, a lot more aggressive than they had been in previous versions of Windows. It’s likely that you are noticing updates n a pretty regular basis, and it’s possible that one of these updates changed something that you liked, or adjusted a setting.

Despite the nature of the updates in Windows 10, you are able to easily see when they occurred, and what they entailed. Our tutorial below will show you how to find the list of recently installed Windows 10 updates so you can determine if one of those is causing you any problems. This same menu will also offer options for you to uninstall an update if you have determined it to be a problem.

 

How to See the Updates That Have Been Installed in Windows 10

The steps in this article will point you to the menu in Windows 10 that displays the history of updates that have been installed in Windows 10. This information will include a brief description of the update, as well as the date on which it occurred.

Step 1: Click the Start button at the bottom-left corner of the screen.

open windows 10 menu

Step 2: Click the Settings button at the left side of the Windows menu. It’s the one that looks like a gear.

open windows 10 settings menu

Step 3: Scroll to the bottom of this menu and click the Update & security button.

windows 10 updates and security menu

Step 4: Click the View installed update history link.

see recently installed window updates

 

 

Step 5: View the list of installed updates. Note that there is an option to uninstall updates at the top of this menu, as well as a link that will take you to some recovery options if you need them.

how to view the installed update history windows 10

 

 

Aside from updates, it’s possible that you have some programs that are being installed and updated. Find out how to view your recently installed programs in Windows 10 so that you can check for any problematic or unwanted programs that have been added to your computer recently.