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Windows 7: remove all windows updates

06 Aug 2016   #1
mort101

windows 7 32bit
 
 
remove all windows updates

hello i just wondering if you can remove all of the windows 7 updates all in one go and not one at a time ? if not looks like a reinstall of windows LOL


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06 Aug 2016   #2
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

You cannot remove all Windows updates at once. And some updates cannot be removed at all. Why do you want to do this?
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06 Aug 2016   #3
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

LMiller7, I suspect our friend's Windows 7 ran afoul of one or two WUs that went down like Castrol Oil rather than Castor Oil. I had something similar happen to me - fixed via a restore of a recent OS partition full image backup.
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06 Aug 2016   #4
mort101

windows 7 32bit
 
 

it was around the new year got sum updates and i think it mess my web cam up with in windows the can works fine but try to use Skype of Firefox it say no web cam but under dives settings it say its working fine it seem to be one of the serserty updates i think that's way i was asking all so i cant see them any more on the list as it got reset and they no longer show up so looks like a reinstall then dam that's a pity are well never mind
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06 Aug 2016   #5
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

As a quick check dissable Norton, see if its works then, before you re-install.

Roy
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06 Aug 2016   #6
mort101

windows 7 32bit
 
 

did that no go on that one think its sum thing in widows could be widows fire wall or defender thats doing it but even turn of it still stops it thx any way
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07 Aug 2016   #7
MeOnMine

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 OEM
 
 

Try to uninstall and re-install camera software.
Re-boot and try again.
Security updates never overly effected hardware.
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07 Aug 2016   #8
mort101

windows 7 32bit
 
 

bin they try that still no joy but thx any way its sum thing being block between the cam and any thing that works on the net so i think it must have bin one of windows security updates that did it but i dont know which one so looks like a reinstall
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07 Aug 2016   #9
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

@ mort101. You need to keep in mind that if you do a Windows reinstall you will have to run all the updates again & that can takes a long time.

Then you will have to reinstall any software programs that you have as well, including your web cam. So you need to give a reinstall serious thought. If you don't have activation codes for other installed software, they will not work.
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08 Aug 2016   #10
mort101

windows 7 32bit
 
 

yes i know not my first time fixing my pc i have lots cont how many times i repair this thing LOL thx any way
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