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Windows 7: Unknown update keeps popping up.

03 Oct 2015   #1
Graflex

Windows 7 Pro 32 bit
 
 
Unknown update keeps popping up.

An unknown update keeps popping up. It says "Update loaded." Then it gives me the options of installing it now or later. It does not tell me what program it is updating. My gut tells me "DO NOT UPLOAD THIS UPDATE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

What I want to know: 1) how to find out what program it is from. 2) If this is not possible, how do I get rid of the update. Do I have to do a complete re-installation of Windows 7, or is there another way to solve the problem?


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03 Oct 2015   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Take a screen shot of the popup message ?
Windows Update - View Update History Details
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03 Oct 2015   #3
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs +Chromium_VM
 
 

Maybe this tutorial will help find where the message is coming from ?

Error Message - Where Does it Come From
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