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Windows 7: 2 Windows updates install successfully, re-flagged as new updates

24 Nov 2013   #1
docweathers

win 7/64 pro
 
 
2 Windows updates install successfully, re-flagged as new updates



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I have a Dell XPS 15 Z laptop with 6 GB of RAM, 4 x 2.53 GHz processors and 500 GB hard drive which is only about half full. The operating system is Windows 7 Pro/ 64. All updates are current. I have Kaspersky anti-virus, malware bytes, & spybot search and destroy. All of which say the computer is clean.


I have repeatedly successfully installed 2 Windows updates:

Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for x64 (KB2836939)


Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for x64 (KB2858302)

Then, within a a few minutes I am notified that 2 new updates are available... The same ones. Just to make sure the update were truly successful, I have reinstalled them several times with the same result.

Occasionally there are other Windows updates included along with my two familiar ones. The others install fine and I never hear anything more about them. But the two above will soon come back as new updates available.

Though I can certainly ignore responding to these update notifications, it would be kind and nice to get it fixed.

Thanks Larry


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24 Nov 2013   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Right click on the ones you already have (when they show up again) and 'hide' them. That will stop the nuisance.
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24 Nov 2013   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Docweathers, and welcome to Seven Forums

One quick method, as Wolfgang posted above, would be to hide the update to prevent it from keep showing up and being available to be installed.

Windows Update - Hide or Restore Hidden Updates

If you like, you could also see if the "For a Repeatedly Succeeding Update" section in the tutorial below may be able to help.

Windows Update - Fix a Repeatedly Offered Update

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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24 Nov 2013   #4
docweathers

win 7/64 pro
 
 

I use both approaches to stop the annoyance truly dead
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24 Nov 2013   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Great news.
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