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Unable to Hide Optional Updates

  1. #1


    Posts : 136
    Windows 8.1 64 bit

    Unable to Hide Optional Updates


    For the longest time I've been unable to hide Microsoft Silverlight and Bing Desktop.
    I'll right click and select "
    "Hide update" but they return either a few seconds later or after a reboot.
    I have found others with this issue and was having someone here had a solution. Very annoying.

    James

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  2. #2


    Posts : 446
    Win 8 64-bit


    Are you sure it's the same update that keeps re-appearing and not different ones? I.E. Is it the exact same KB number and Bing Desktop version number every time?

    If you click on 'Restore Hidden Updates', does it list any of the updates you have hidden?

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  3. #3


    Posts : 136
    Windows 8.1 64 bit


    It's always only 1 of each update. It never shows all the available versions.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 136
    Windows 8.1 64 bit


    I double checked.
    These arte the same version.
    I'll choose to hide them and no sooner than I'm back at the Windows update screen they become unhidden.
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