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Windows 7: Update KB2538242 - stuck like Ground Hog day ..

16 Jun 2011   #1
Total

Windows 7 Pro - 64 bit
 
 
Update KB2538242 - stuck like Ground Hog day ..

Update KB2538242

I keep getting notified that I need to install this update. I install it then do a shutdown . then the update is back after restarting ? Ideas ?

Thanks


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16 Jun 2011   #2
Sardonicus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

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16 Jun 2011   #3
fimble

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Is it showing in your update history as being installed? It can be hidden to prevent it showing in your updates list if that is your want.
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16 Jun 2011   #4
Total

Windows 7 Pro - 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fimble View Post
Is it showing in your update history as being installed? It can be hidden to prevent it showing in your updates list if that is your want.
It shows that kb2538242 was installed successfully 6 times - it is hidden now . thanks .
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16 Jun 2011   #5
Total

Windows 7 Pro - 64 bit
 
 

Wow - Microsoft must of figured out the problem , I have a new update KB973923 that is the same update but smaller , but this one installed correctly ..
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17 Jun 2011   #6
fimble

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Total View Post
Wow - Microsoft must of figured out the problem , I have a new update KB973923 that is the same update but smaller , but this one installed correctly ..
And who said MS never listen to the little people??
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17 Jun 2011   #7
Total

Windows 7 Pro - 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fimble View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Total View Post
Wow - Microsoft must of figured out the problem , I have a new update KB973923 that is the same update but smaller , but this one installed correctly ..
And who said MS never listen to the little people??

It is nice to know that ...
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17 Jun 2011   #8
MowGreen

Windows 7 Ultimate x86; Windows XP Pro SP3 x86; Windows Vista Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Total View Post
Wow - Microsoft must of figured out the problem , I have a new update KB973923 that is the same update but smaller , but this one installed correctly ..
KB2538242 replaces KB973923. Please see

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-025 - Important
Vulnerability in Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) Library Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2500212)


Check the Affected Software table.
This is from the Revisions on the bottom of the Bulletin -
Quote:
V2.0 (April 21, 2011): Rereleased bulletin to reoffer the updates to address a detection issue. There were no changes to the security update files in this bulletin. Customers who have already successfully updated their systems do not need to reinstall this update.
V2.1 (April 27, 2011): Corrected the bulletin replacement information and clarified the update FAQ entry, "Will I be offered this update even if I have no suitable attack vectors on my system?"
V3.0 (June 14, 2011): Reoffered the update for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1, Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1, Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package, and Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package. Customers who have previously installed this update should install the new packages on the affected systems.
This update has been a PITA since it was released in April. From what I've been reading in the MS Answers Update forum, it will be replaced again in 2 weeks.

Some posters with x64 systems stated that they downloaded the 2 packages included in the update, saved and then manually installed them.
That resolved the installation issue for some posters, but not all of them.
One needs to install both the x86 (vcredist_x86.EXE) and x64 (vcredist_x64.EXE) packages.
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30 Aug 2011   #9
offshorejason

Windows 7 ULT X64
 
 
NOT resolved...

I still have this issue, dont know why? I have installed manually and had no luck, still installs everytime i start computer. I could hide it but does that resolve the issue? Im confused as to what to do!!
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15 Nov 2011   #10
hmanney

Windows 7 Home x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Total View Post
Update KB2538242

I keep getting notified that I need to install this update. I install it then do a shutdown . then the update is back after restarting ? Ideas ?

Thanks
Go here and download Hot Fix and run it. It will fix the problem

How to troubleshoot Windows Update or Microsoft Update when you are repeatedly offered an update
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