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May 13 Updates Which Will Not Install

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    May 13 Updates Which Will Not Install


    Did anyone else have any problems today with Windows Updates? On the same pc that I had so much difficulty in getting Update 1 installed, I had 2 updates today which wouldn't install - they would attempt to install - then uninstall, so I had to go through 14 updates 1 by 1 to determine which 2 were causing problems. The 2 i couldn't install were KB2956575 and KB2955164. At least they aren't Critical.

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    doing them now...
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    All updated fine. My machine is relative new so that's expected.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aem View Post
    All updated fine. My machine is relative new so that's expected.
    Thanks for reply, aem. I'm not too concerned since neither are critical, but it gripes me that MS can't get it right. Appreciate feedback!
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    W10 Pro X64


    Both installed with no issue for me. What error did it give you?
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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Updates


    I had no issues with installing any of the updates!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dude View Post
    Both installed with no issue for me. What error did it give you?
    It doesn't give me an error code - update just stops installing at 89%, indicates it will be undone and reboots. The only thing I see different is - in the Update History - the updates shows waiting on reboot (which I have already done).
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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Only peculiar thing on my end was it restored "Folders" in "This PC".
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnBurns View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by aem View Post
    All updated fine. My machine is relative new so that's expected.
    Thanks for reply, aem. I'm not too concerned since neither are critical, but it gripes me that MS can't get it right. Appreciate feedback!
    In Windows 7 there was a kb to fix the issue of not able to install KBs.

    Not sure if there is one for 8.1. Also it could be that not all Kbs are applicable to your system.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    Only peculiar thing on my end was it restored "Folders" in "This PC".
    Same here, just reapplied the reg hack and back to normal.
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