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Constant reinstalling same update


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#1 carbuff

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Posted 29 April 2018 - 12:37 PM

My desktop shows that KB4088776 was successfully installed EACH DAY from 3/22/2018 through today 4/29/2018.

 

Why does it continue to be reinstalled?

 

How do I stop this constant repeating?

 

Each time it installs, I cannot use my computer for ten to fifteen minutes at a time.

 



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#2 britechguy

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Posted 29 April 2018 - 02:38 PM

Try the following (this presumes you are on an account that has admin privileges and can open an elevated Command Prompt):

 

1.  Open Command Prompt with Admin privileges.

 

2.  Enter the commands below one at the time (pressing Enter after each and waiting for each to complete before doing the next):

  • net stop wuauserv
  • ren %SystemRoot%\SoftwareDistribution\Download DL.bak
  • net start wuauserv
  • wuauclt.exe /updatenow

The last command should trigger a Windows Update and, with any luck, it won't attempt to reinstall the one it's been insisting on trying to reinstall.

 

If things look good afterward, you can optionally also enter:  del %SystemRoot%\SoftwareDistribution\DL.bak

 

Note:  You can copy and paste each command above individually if you do not wish to type them out.


Edited by britechguy, 29 April 2018 - 02:41 PM.

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