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Windows 7: Windows updates notification keeps flashing

02 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 64 bit Enterprise Edition
 
 
Windows updates notification keeps flashing

Hi,

In XP if we reject some update(Malicious Software Tool), then there was a dialog box saying do not notify about this updates later.

But in windows 7 I am not observing any of this dialog box and the rejected updates keep flashing daily.

Is there any solution to stop this?

Thanks.

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02 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

You can go to Action Center and change the way Windows notifies you of just about everything including WU. In the Action Center I believe it's in the upper left of the window.

Hope this helps
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02 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 64 bit Enterprise Edition
 
 

No it is not there.
There is only "Give me detailed notification when updates are available" and I uncheck that.

Nothing saying "Don't notify about those updates" like in XP.
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02 Feb 2010   #4

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ssd532 View Post
Hi,

In XP if we reject some update(Malicious Software Tool), then there was a dialog box saying do not notify about this updates later.

But in windows 7 I am not observing any of this dialog box and the rejected updates keep flashing daily.

Is there any solution to stop this?

Thanks.
right click the update and select "hide"
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02 Feb 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ssd532 View Post
No it is not there.
There is only "Give me detailed notification when updates are available" and I uncheck that.

Nothing saying "Don't notify about those updates" like in XP.

I believe nate42nd is talking about this setting in the Action Center, not in Windows Update.

Windows updates notification keeps flashing-capture.jpg


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02 Feb 2010   #6

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ssd532 View Post
No it is not there.
There is only "Give me detailed notification when updates are available" and I uncheck that.

Nothing saying "Don't notify about those updates" like in XP.

I believe nate42nd is talking about this setting in the Action Center, not in Windows Update.

Attachment 51660
this was his origonal question
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ssd532 View Post
Hi,

In XP if we reject some update(Malicious Software Tool), then there was a dialog box saying do not notify about this updates later.

But in windows 7 I am not observing any of this dialog box and the rejected updates keep flashing daily.

Is there any solution to stop this?

Thanks.
so i think he was talking about specific update notification not all , but hey now he knows both
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02 Feb 2010   #7

Windows 7 64 bit Enterprise Edition
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ssd532 View Post
No it is not there.
There is only "Give me detailed notification when updates are available" and I uncheck that.

Nothing saying "Don't notify about those updates" like in XP.

I believe nate42nd is talking about this setting in the Action Center, not in Windows Update.

Attachment 51660
This will affect all the updates.

I need to hide the updates that I rejected to download and install.
Like Malicious Software Removal tool. I don't select it to download, but still it is flashing every time. This is irritating.
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02 Feb 2010   #8

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ickymay View Post

right click the update and select "hide"

^^^
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02 Feb 2010   #9

Windows 7 64 bit Enterprise Edition
 
 

Lets take it this way: Suppose I don't want to download Malicious Software removal tool, So I unchecked it in the list of updates and downloaded rest of updates. Now how can I permanently remove the notification of that update. because it stays in the list. It also applies on that language packages. they are still in the notification list.
I always uncheck those.
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02 Feb 2010   #10

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TGSoldier View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ickymay View Post

right click the update and select "hide"

^^^
Wtf..

^^^^^
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