Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Problem with repeated updates: KB3021952 and KB3032359

21 Mar 2015   #1
JayHuntington

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Problem with repeated updates: KB3021952 and KB3032359

I install Win7 updates manually upon notification - Automatic Updates is off. I always install "important updates"; therein lies the problem with these two. If I check Windows Updates via:

Control Panel > Programs and Features > View Installed Updates

they do not show, and therefore cannot be uninstalled via the usual method.

In addition, I have run this command:

wmic qfe list brief /format:htable > "%USERPROFILE%\hotfix.html"

which lists all updates in the "hotfix.html" file in the USERS directory; neither update appears there either.

When the Updates icon shows in the Notification area (lower right part of screen - rightmost section of tool bar), however, the "Your Update History" link shows that the above 2 updates have been installed three times each; in addition, both of them are shown as "important updates" ready to be installed - again!

To remove all prior versions, I tried commands from the command prompt (which I ran as administrator):

wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:3032359 /quiet /norestart

wusa.exe /uninstall /kb:3021952 /quiet /norestart


to no effect at all.

When installing the updates, no errors occurred; no errors showed when I ran sfc /scannow as instructions for posting in this forum say, I received a message indicating no violations:

C:\Windows\system32>sfc /scannow

Beginning system scan. This process will take some time.

Beginning verification phase of system scan.
Verification 100% complete.

Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations.


I have no error messages in logs or otherwise to show; the updates always install without error - three times so far. I may be partially at fault, since I (1)run "Disk Cleanup" daily and (2)delete files left behind by Windows Update. I shall no longer delete the Windows Update files, but in the meantime would appreciate any help in dealing with these two infinitely repeating updates.

Thanks in advance.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
21 Mar 2015   #2
Urthboundmisfit

Win 10 Pro x64, Win 7 Pro x64
 
 

Same problem here. Widows Update Cleanup detection logic FUBARed, see my post here:
FYI: Extended Disc Cleanup has started killing recent Windows Updates

Don't run (uncheck) the Update Cleanup box when running Disk Cleanup until M$ finds a fix.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Mar 2015   #3
JayHuntington

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thank you, Urthboundmisfit!!

I had not realized that the updates themselves had been removed by M$; thought there was some internal glitch that prevented Update procedure from realizing that they had already been installed. After reading your post I re-installed the updates and restarted PC, whereupon the necessary update (the latter of the two) shows. Will uncheck Update Cleanup until further notice!!

Once again, many thanks.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

21 Mar 2015   #4
Urthboundmisfit

Win 10 Pro x64, Win 7 Pro x64
 
 

You're welcome Jay, and welcome to SevenForums. Stick around, it's a great forum w/ experienced friendly members/staff. The Tutorial section is a veritable treasure trove of useful info/tips/tricks, and the sub-forums too.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Problem with repeated updates: KB3021952 and KB3032359




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Two Repeating Updates - KB3021952 & KB3032359
Hello Forum, The two updates described above keep repeating. I do a disk clean-up before each shutdown with Disk Cleanup and CCleaner. The updates had installed about four times each. They appear to install successfully each time. I contacted MS tech support Friday and the support tech was...
Windows Updates & Activation
This update not applicable for this computer. (KB3021952)
I hope I did this right: With the automatic updates came this KB3021952 for IE 11. I tried several times to redownload after previous attempt failed. Then as read through some instructions, I dowloaded the SURT file. I tried again the update and a window came up stating "This update is not...
Windows Updates & Activation
How do I stop repeated updates of same Security Update
Hi.. How can I stop the Security Update identified below from repeatedly updating my computer? This Security Update is installed each time I start my computer. I suspect itís install each time I start my computer is responsible for my poor start up performance (i.e. long time required to start...
Windows Updates & Activation
Win 7-repeated successful install of same updates
This has been going on for what seems like a week or so now. Everytime I reboot it tells me I have 3 Windows Updates that need installing. After installing and rebooting it offers the same 3 updates every time. Can anyone help me out? I ran this command fsutil resource setautoreset true...
Windows Updates & Activation
Repeated Failed Security Updates
Hi there, I have just joined this forum and need help with an ongoing issue with my PC. I have been having consistent failing of the attached log of Security Updates & Security Updates for Internet Explorer 8 for Windows 7 for sometime now. The automatic run and install updates fail's repeatedly. I...
Windows Updates & Activation
Repeated Windows updates - is this a problem?
Hi everyone, I'm running Windows 7 on an HP laptop with automatic Windows updates enabled. But I'm puzzled. For the past few days, each and every computer session has (apparently) done one automatic Windows update when I have powered the computer down. I'm starting to wonder whether it is...
Windows Updates & Activation


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:34.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App