After Windows Update, keep being prompted to install

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by JMartin, Nov 15, 2003.

  1. JMartin

    JMartin Guest

    I needed to download a full update to burn to CD. I did not need to
    install on my computer but fix a friends who got a virus. Now,
    everytime I reboot my system, I'm prompted with the EULA install for
    that download. I've tried selecting "I do not accecpt" and even
    started the install. When it gets to "the software you are installing
    is older..." part I select Cancel. How do I get rid of this?

    Does Windows Update use a local file or write to the registry?

    JMartin, Nov 15, 2003
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  2. JMartin

    Lucy [MS] Guest

    Which update are you referring to?
    Lucy [MS], Nov 17, 2003
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  3. JMartin

    JMartin Guest

    Sorry it took so long to reply. I was out of town. It is IE6 Service
    Pack 1.
    JMartin, Nov 22, 2003
  4. Problem solved!

    There was a shortcut under C:\Documents & Settings\user\Start
    Menu\Programs\Startup\ named "Resume Windows Update Setup
    Installation.lnk". This was a shortcut to ie6setup.exe. I deleted
    this file (lnk) and my problem went away.

    Still, I'm curious as to why Windows did not delete this file when I
    chose not to install.
    Jay A. Martin, Dec 14, 2003
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