Registry keys (Windows)

Module: OS Patches

Supported Platforms: Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Enable this option to use registry values to determine if a patch that begins with Q or KB has been installed. F (file) patches are not validated.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for Registry keys

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: Policy Compliance

  • Windows 2000 (45454)

  • Windows 2003 (215154)

  • Windows 2008 (216054)

  • Windows Vista (215754)

  • Windows XP (49054)

Title: Incorrect format for registry value condition

Description:The registry value string contains formatting errors. The correct format is: [path to registry value][comparison operator]"[value to be compared]" Where [comparison operator] can be any of the following: = != < > <= >= =~ For example: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\somevalue="testdata" HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\somevalue<"15" HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\somevalue=~".*"

Severity: red-4

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

Information Field Format: [%s]