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Windows 7: Always needing updates?

15 Feb 2014   #1
SowigAcid

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
Always needing updates?

Hey guys, so I always have windows updates ready to install.

It constantly says in the windows update screen that I have 2 important updates to install and 37 optional updates to install (just unnecessary language packs) Regardless of whether I select to install them and then reboot, it still says I have the updates.

Its just quite annoying.

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks!


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15 Feb 2014   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Check the update history. If you already have the updates or if you do not want them, right click on the updates and then hide. You will no longer be bothered.
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15 Feb 2014   #3
SowigAcid

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Yeah that worked, and I think I already have the update. Just kinda weird that It would show up even if I have already installed the updates.
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15 Feb 2014   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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Never forget its only a machine, things can and do go wrong. All the best to you.
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15 Feb 2014   #5
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SowigAcid View Post
Yeah that worked, and I think I already have the update. Just kinda weird that It would show up even if I have already installed the updates.
You can search installed updates to see if an update was installed.
My screen print examples show searching to see if KB2919469 was installed.

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15 Feb 2014   #6
Kari

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There are 35 Windows languages, 34 language packs to download if you use Ultimate or Enterprise in addition to the language Windows was installed. If you have 37 optional updates available, three of them are not language packs and might be important driver updates for third party devices.

Kari
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16 Feb 2014   #7
NoelDP

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

Please follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data
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