In this article we show you how to get a list of quick-fix engineering installed on your PC using powershell

The Win32_QuickFixEngineering WMI class represents a small system-wide update, commonly referred to as a quick-fix engineering (QFE) update, applied to the current operating system.

This class returns only the updates supplied by Component Based Servicing (CBS). These updates are not listed in the registry. Updates supplied by Microsoft Windows Installer or the Windows update site are not returned by Win32_QuickFixEngineering.

Syntax

[Dynamic, Provider(“CIMWin32”), UUID(“{0827250D-BA3E-11d2-B361-00105A1F77A1}”), AMENDMENT]
class Win32_QuickFixEngineering : CIM_LogicalElement
{
string Caption;
string Description;
datetime InstallDate;
string Name;
string Status;
string CSName;
string FixComments;
string HotFixID;
string InstalledBy;
string InstalledOn;
string ServicePackInEffect;
};

Properties

The Win32_QuickFixEngineering class has these properties.

Caption

A short textual description of the object.

CSName

Local name of the computer system. The value for this property comes from the CIM_ComputerSystem class.

Description

A textual description of the object.

FixComments

Additional comments that relate to the update.

HotFixID

Unique identifier associated with a particular update.

InstallDate

Indicates when the object was installed. Lack of a value does not indicate that the object is not installed.

InstalledBy

Person who installed the update. If this value is unknown, the property is empty.

InstalledOn

Date that the update was installed. If this value is unknown, the property is empty.

Name

Label by which the object is known. When subclassed, this property can be overridden to be a key property.

ServicePackInEffect

Service pack in effect when the update was applied. If no service pack has been applied, the property takes on the value SP0. If it cannot be determined what service pack was in effect, this property is NULL.

Status

String that indicates the current status of the object.

Examples

Get-CimInstance -ClassName Win32_QuickFixEngineering

Get-CimInstance -ClassName Win32_QuickFixEngineering -Property HotFixID

Get-CimInstance -ClassName Win32_QuickFixEngineering -Property HotFixId | Select-Object -Property HotFixId

Get-CimInstance -Class win32_quickfixengineering | Where-Object { $_.InstalledOn -gt (Get-Date).AddMonths(-3) }

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