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Windows 7: I'm continually being offered the update:

31 Mar 2013   #1
jovannis

 
I'm continually being offered the update:

I'm continually being offered the update:
I am continuously asked for updates. I am daily downloading the updates but this issue never gets resolved!!!
Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for x64 (KB2656351)
Download size: 9.0 MB
Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for x64 (KB2600217)
Download size: 32.2 MB


Please help

Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for x64 (KB2656351)

Download size: 9.0 MB

You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

Update type: Important



It downloads, installs fine and then a few minutes later says the update needs to be downloaded again. I've restarted my PC and even tried using a direct download via the MS website but I'm still being told it's required to download. It showsi in my installed updates list once but still keeps offering it to me again and again.

Does anyone know how I can fix it?


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31 Mar 2013   #2
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

You can try and download/install them directly, but it is best to post in this forum
Windows Updates & Activation - Windows 7 Help Forums

Be sure to attach the requested files mentioned in the posting instructions for that forum.
Windows Update Posting Instructions
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31 Mar 2013   #3
jovannis

 

I did try to download and install "the System Update Readiness Tool" from Microsoft Download centre. The download was successful but it didn't install at all nor I got any message. Installer was struck at one point for almost 15 minutes. So I cancelled it to report the error to you.
I am really thankful for your help and guidance
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31 Mar 2013   #4
nilank

 

Hi jovannis,

Download .Net Framework v4.5 from the following link and install it: Download .NET Framework Version 4.5 - FileHippo.com

Now restart your system and see if this helps sorting your problem out.


I was recently told that doing this might make one loose all data and might even result in the necessity of an OS reinstallation. So, dump this idea completely if you want to.
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31 Mar 2013   #5
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

In order to help others to help you, please complete your system specs. Please include the antivirus tool you are using. This tutorial may help: System Info - See Your System Specs
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31 Mar 2013   #6
gini

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nilank View Post
Hi jovannis,

Download .Net Framework v4.5 from the following link and install it: Download .NET Framework Version 4.5 - FileHippo.com

Now restart your system and see if this helps sorting your problem out.
I found this answer extremely interesting, as I, too, have been plagued with continuous offering of KB2656351. I never get an error message, and list of installed updates shows this, but it is still offered. Will .Net Framework 4.5 replace version 4.0 and make KB2656351 unnecessary?

Thanks!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Mar 2013   #7
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
You can try and download/install them directly, but it is best to post in this forum
Windows Updates & Activation - Windows 7 Help Forums

Be sure to attach the requested files mentioned in the posting instructions for that forum.
Windows Update Posting Instructions
This is also my recommendation.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Mar 2013   #8
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
You can try and download/install them directly, but it is best to post in this forum
Windows Updates & Activation - Windows 7 Help Forums

Be sure to attach the requested files mentioned in the posting instructions for that forum.
Windows Update Posting Instructions
This is also my recommendation.
+1, Same here
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31 Mar 2013   #9
nilank

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gini View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nilank View Post
Hi jovannis,

Download .Net Framework v4.5 from the following link and install it: Download .NET Framework Version 4.5 - FileHippo.com

Now restart your system and see if this helps sorting your problem out.
I found this answer extremely interesting, as I, too, have been plagued with continuous offering of KB2656351. I never get an error message, and list of installed updates shows this, but it is still offered. Will .Net Framework 4.5 replace version 4.0 and make KB2656351 unnecessary?

Thanks!
NetFramework 4.5 updates many components of v4.0. You have to see if it really helps. Updating NetFramework won't harm your system.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Mar 2013   #10
gini

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote:
Updating NetFramework won't harm your system.
Thank you, nilank! That was something I wanted to know.
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