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Windows 7: Second time Windows Update finds old update

24 Mar 2017   #1
snoopy567

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Second time Windows Update finds old update

For the second time in two months while checking for windows updates after installing newer updates it detects a older update from the past 2013-2016 which was never installed on my system. Any clue as to why this is happening? I did a clean install back in December of 2016. The update that popped up to install last night was KB3185319 which was released back in September of last year; this update was suggested after installing KB4012218 March 2017 preview of monthly quality rollup.


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24 Mar 2017   #2
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

Hi snoopy567, welcome to the Forum.

I think these updates re-appear after they have been updated by MS & instead of issuing a new KB number they just re-issue them for reinstalling.
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24 Mar 2017   #3
snoopy567

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Interesting theory. It just concerns me due to the fact that this was a security update, and It makes me feel like I should do another clean restore.
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