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bing and/or bing desktop

  1. #1

    bing and/or bing desktop


    In windows 8, has anyone noticed either of the 2 programs popping up as optional updates, after they have been hidden.

    This a has happened to me a couple of times.

    Henry

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Henry,

    Whenever a new version of Bing is released, you will see it appear again in Windows Update again since it's technically a new and separate update than the one you hidden.

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Funny, because I run update frequently, in fact ran it about 1 hour before hand. Based on my frequency of updates Bing is being updated hourly.

    But I believe you are right about newer versions, showing up as new updates. Gonna keep an "I" on this one.

    Henry
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    64-bit Windows 10


    Do you have any Bing program or toolbar listed as being installed in "Programs and Features" that this may be for?
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  5. #5


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    I've lost count of how many times I've hidden the Bing Desktop in Windows update in Windows 7. Every time I manually check for updates it seems to be unhidden again.
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