The Rollback page removes patches after they have been installed on a system. Not all patches may be uninstalled. The system only lists patches supporting the rollback feature.
Warning: Removing Windows software in the wrong order may cause the operating system to stop functioning.
To Remove a Patch from a Managed Machine
Click this button to display the Scheduler window, which is used throughout the VSA to schedule a task. Schedule this task once. Options include:
Click Cancel to clear a scheduled rollback.
Select All/Unselect All
Click the Select All link to check all rows on the page. Click the Unselect All link to uncheck all rows on the page.
Patches are grouped by update classification first and knowledge base article number second.
The knowledge base article describing the patch. Click the KB Article link to display a Details page about the patch. The Details page contains a link to display the knowledge base article.
The security bulletin associated with a patch. Patches classified as security updates have a security bulletin ID (
The Product column helps identify the product category associated with a specific patch. If a patch is used across multiple operating system families (i.e., Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Vista, etc.), the product category is
Includes the date the patch was installed, if available.