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Windows 7: update KB890830 keeps coming back up

09 Feb 2011   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
update KB890830 keeps coming back up

Hi there,

Saw some windows updates today..downloaded and installed them all but this update keeps coming back up as a new update. Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - February 2011 (KB890830). I retarded my pc but it still comes up as a new update. What to do? Just hide it?

Stuff that i tried and didn't work..
-restarted windows
-started windows installer from service.msc


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09 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

Try a couple of things.

1) Rename the folder C:\windows\softwaredistribution and rename it to something like soft.old.

2) If 1) doesnt help try resetting windows update.

Windows Update - Reset
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09 Feb 2011   #3
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit

Download details: Microsoft® Windows® Malicious Software Removal Tool (KB890830)

Try downloading it form the direct link above.
This often works.

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09 Feb 2011   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

no go guys . Tried all..when i reset it i got an update for silverlight which failed to install(kb2477244)
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