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Stop a specific Windows update from bugging me over & over

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    Stop a specific Windows update from bugging me over & over


    I bet others have this too. Windows 8 continues to ask me over and over each update session to update to Bing Desktop. I don't want it, never will. Seems in XP you tell a specific update to leave you alone if you never wanted to see it. Have we lost that in Windows 8?

    Thanks! Jack ":-D

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    Hello Jack,

    You could use the method in the tutorial below to hide the "Bing Desktop" update to no longer see it available in Windows Update until a new version is released. You can then hide the new one as well if you like.

    Windows Update - Hide or Restore Hidden Updates - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    Shawn, no better answer than that. Worked great. I haven't seen that in two months of learning Windows 8, always good to understand these things! Thanks! Jack
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    You're most welcome Jack.
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