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Windows 7: Purging the list of updates I do not want

09 Feb 2011   #1
Hans L

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Purging the list of updates I do not want

Hello:

Every time I update, I have to check the list of optional updates to see if something of interest has been added to the list of 39 language packs (which I do not need or want). Also, I do not want Live Essentials.

Is there any way to make this list of unwanted updates go away so that, in the future, I do not have to deal with them? (Yes, I know, download them :-)

Thanks for your input!

Hans L


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09 Feb 2011   #2
Hopalong X

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

Just follow the tutorial and you can hide them.
They won't show again unless you want to restore so you can install it later.
Option One to hide.
Windows Update - Hide or Restore Hidden Updates

Mike
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09 Feb 2011   #3
Hans L

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Mike, thank you sooooo much!!!

Hans L
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09 Feb 2011   #4
Hopalong X

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

You are welcome.

I have Windows Live hid myself.

You can always restore the ones you want later with Option Two.
Mike
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