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Windows 7: Windows 7 Keep wanting me to install the same update?

15 Jan 2010   #1

Windos 7 Pro 32 bit, Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
Windows 7 Keep wanting me to install the same update?


I have a weird problem. Everytime I load up windows 7 it wants me to install an update. It goes installs it and restarts my computer. For a couple mins it says my computer is up to date but then it all of a sudden wants me to install the exact same update again.

I must have installed it like 20 times now.

All the other updates seem to stick expect this one:

Security Update for Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 (KB969856)

Download size: 235 KB

You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

Update type: Important

A security issue has been identified that could allow elevation of privilege on virtual machines. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you need to restart your computer.

More information:

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My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

you can hide the update from the updates list
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jan 2010   #3

Windos 7 Pro 32 bit, Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by computersplus View Post
you can hide the update from the updates list

Well that would be a last resort I would like to have this update installed and stick.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

15 Jan 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

check your event viewer for errors it might lend a clue
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jan 2010   #5

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install

Did you receive the update in error? Check to make sure it is applicable to your machine.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jan 2010   #6

Windows 7

I would try to install the update manually, target the driver and go to the Windows Compatibility Center or the manufacturer website. Here is more information about troubleshooting update issues: Troubleshoot problems with installing updates.

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My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jan 2010   #7


Uninstall the original installation, first.

add/remove programs. [x] show updates

uninstall that update \ update tree, restart your computer.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jan 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate

I did some searching around the web, and it seems the solution is to remove the update, and reinstall it again. This is one of the forums I found the answer posted by this person-Ayrton Bomura
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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