Why patch same thing over and over and over?

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Performance' started by Shell, Jul 21, 2008.

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    Shell Guest

    Windows Vista Home P, every day, all day, reminds that there is a new patch,
    "Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 2 (KB936181
    - Important -24/06/2008"

    I Click the "Install", it runs the gauntlet, and when all done, says there
    are two new updates, and when I look, one is still Silverlight 1.0 (can't hid
    from that one evenwhen visiting M$ - it's in your face), but most
    importantly, KB936181 is still there, waiting to be checked and installed -
    again, and again.

    It's not THAT important to me to be saddled with this nasty piece of eyesore
    to have it haunt me all day.

    Isn't there a way to shove some bubblegum under this fix so it's fixed, or
    patched, or whetever it is in a way that doing so doesn't cause grife
    Shell, Jul 21, 2008
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    Mick Murphy Guest

    Change your Auto updates to "Notify you when there are updates".
    Click on the Icon on the taskbar when it appears, show the list of updates,
    right-click on ones you don't want, agree with UAC prompt, then HIDE update.
    Mick Murphy, Jul 21, 2008
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    Shell Guest

    Thanks Mick - but I do want the update. Thing is, it shows up in the tray AND
    at shutdown, and even though I accept it and it runs the install, it shows up
    again as a needed install.

    Iappreciate your tip, and may resort to it, but only after I try out
    Richard's first.

    And thanks for taking the time to do what you do.
    Shell, Jul 22, 2008
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    Mick Murphy Guest

    Thanks for the reply; much appreciated.
    Mick Murphy, Jul 22, 2008
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