How to know whether a fix can be applied to Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008?

How to know whether a fix can be applied to Windows Vista or Server 2008? This post help finding identify information about that. For Windows XP Professional x64 XP or Windows Server 2003, whether a fix can be applied into it is judged from the name of the fix. But it’s not so obvious for Windows Vista […]

How to know whether a fix can be applied to Windows Vista or Server 2008? This post help finding identify information about that.

For Windows XP Professional x64 XP or Windows Server 2003, whether a fix can be applied into it is judged from the name of the fix. But it’s not so obvious for Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008. The information to judge it is including in a .txt file expending from the .msu files of this fix.  Following is the steps to get this information.

For example, hotfix 955991 is downloaded.  Suppose that the Windows6.0-KB 955991-x86.msu file is put under folder C:\ 955991. Firstly type the following command at a command prompt to expand the .msu file to a temporary folder[…]

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