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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Jun 2015
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Posted By Elenor
Okay-dokey. Maybe. Rebooted, removed the...

Okay-dokey. Maybe.

Rebooted, removed the final Win10 KB from installed updates. Rebooted.

The stupid SysTray thing is still there, but none of the GWX files appear in the installed updates...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 1,052
Views: 356,216
Posted By Elenor
Doesn't that just move any GWX files into...

Doesn't that just move any GWX files into GWX_Old? I did that first. No effect. (But thanks!)
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 1,052
Views: 356,216
Posted By Elenor
After this last reboot, these two RE-appeared in...

After this last reboot, these two RE-appeared in the installed list:
KB2952664
KB3021917

So, deleted the first one and rebooted as Windows asked.

Well. The RegSweep and reboot (and removal...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 1,052
Views: 356,216
Posted By Elenor
'kay, Did the Reg sweep -- removed some stuff. ...

'kay, Did the Reg sweep -- removed some stuff. None of it seems to imply: "keep putting this back on this computer" -- but who knows?!

Ah see? Messin' about with the can do weird stuff! No...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 1,052
Views: 356,216
Posted By Elenor
Aw jiminy crickets!! These three returned! ...

Aw jiminy crickets!!

These three returned! I rebooted, checked installed updates and :

KB2952664 Deleted again! – not present – installed AGAIN! – Uninstalled again
KB2990214 Not...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 1,052
Views: 356,216
Posted By Elenor
Uh. No? I'll go look that up and see what it is...

Uh. No? I'll go look that up and see what it is and how to do it...




Hmmm, I tend to use the old Navy way: "get a bigger hammer"! I figure that if I removed EVERY remnant or instance of...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 1,052
Views: 356,216
Posted By Elenor
'kay, ran through all items that came up on a C:...

'kay, ran through all items that came up on a C: drive search for gwx. Several folders, a feqw files... Changed permissions on them all and removed from hard drive (Permanently deleted) them all. ...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 1,052
Views: 356,216
Posted By Elenor
After reboot, I found the stupid GWX.exe STILL in...

After reboot, I found the stupid GWX.exe STILL in SYSTray. So, searched C drive for GWX.exe -- found four instances -- they all turned up in
...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 1,052
Views: 356,216
Posted By Elenor
Okay... maybe? Rebooted, then checked these...

Okay... maybe?

Rebooted, then checked these updates again:

KB2876229 Hidden
KB2923545 Deleted again! hidden
KB2952664 Deleted again! not present
KB2970228 Deleted again! ...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 1,052
Views: 356,216
Posted By Elenor
Thanks Brds7t7 -- I checked the System32 and...

Thanks Brds7t7 -- I checked the System32 and Wow64 folders -- no GWX folders back there. I checked Task Scheduler: the two "refreshconfig"s were gone...


Before I started the Reg sweep, I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 1,052
Views: 356,216
Posted By Elenor
Gah. Took ownership. Didn't just delete...

Gah. Took ownership. Didn't just delete (recycle bin), removed completely the renamed GWX-old folders in Sys32 and Wow64. Rebooted. There the @$^$)#$%& thing is, back in SYSTray.

'kay,...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 1,052
Views: 356,216
Posted By Elenor
Sorry, I haven't read to the end yet, so this may...

Sorry, I haven't read to the end yet, so this may have shown up in y'all's discussions, ... however:


After removing the Win10 crap updates (through CTRL Panel, Installed Updates), renaming the...
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