Where to look for your Windows 10 Update History

Windows 10 is getting updated every now and done, and keeping a track of all the Windows Updates can be difficult. The first major update to Windows 10 was the November Update v 1511 and, the Anniversary Update v 1607 is the second big update since Windows 10 was launched.


Windows 10 Update History

If you wish to view the update history on your Windows 10 computer, from the Start Menu, open Settings > Update & security> Windows Update. In the right side, you will see a small Update history link in blue.


Click on that link to open the following window.

Windows 10 Update History

Here you will be able to see the complete update history for your Windows 10 computer. You will see some which may have been Successfully installed and a few maybe, which may have Failed to install.

Clicking on the Successfully installed on link will show you more details about the Windows Update. Clicking on More info will take you to the KB article for the update.

You will be able to also view the update history for your computer in the Control Panel.

From the WinX Menu, open Control Panel > Programs & Features > Installed Updates.


It gives a few more details.

Windows 10 Update History site

Microsoft.com also has a Windows 10 Update History site where you will be able to see the complete list of Build numbers and the OS versions.


The web page gives the list of all the issues that were fixed and the new features that were introduced.

The update history for Windows 10 as well as Windows Server 2016, Windows 10 Mobile is included here. For those who want to know, here is the Surface Update History Page.

This post will show you how to find out which edition, version & build of Windows 10 you have installed on your PC.

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