Update Impact Report - Updates
Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Vista
The Updates screen enables you to view the following information for each for each of the Windows® updates that are available for your organization:
The date that the update was released.
The severity and bulletin number, as determined by the Microsoft Response Center (MSRC).
The update title, as entered by Microsoft Corporation.
The affected operating system.
The total number of active issues that are related to the update.
The total number of computers affected by the update.
To access the Updates screen
Click Analyze from the Quick Reports pane.
Click Updates from the Update Impact Reports heading in the Quick Reports pane.
The Updates screen appears.
Using the Updates Screen
On the Updates screen, you can:
Review the high-level update information, including the release date, impacted operating system, severity, and so on.
Open an existing report, including any associated preferences.
Save your report. Saving a report includes any preferences, including your filter criteria.
Export your report data to a Microsoft® Office Excel® spreadsheet file (.xls file). For more information about saving, opening, or exporting a report, see Saving, Opening, and Exporting Reports and Report Data.
Synchronize your compatibility issue data. For more information, see Sending and Receiving Compatibility Data.
Filter your data by using the query builder. For more information, see Filtering Your Compatibility Data.
Select your deployment status for the update. For more information, see Selecting Your Deployment Status.
Categorize the update. For more information, see Categorizing Your Data.
Select your severity assessment rating for the update. For more information, see Selecting Your Severity Assessment Rating.
Double-click an update to view its associated dialog box, which includes tabs to review any intersecting applications, update properties, and computer details.