Windows 10: Unwanted and failed updates in Windows 10

Discus and support Unwanted and failed updates in Windows 10 in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; Dear All, In my Windows update history, I can see a large number of entries of installation failed updates. This is for both windows and Office. It... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by LaLaLand, Mar 31, 2017.

  1. LaLaLand Win User

    Unwanted and failed updates in Windows 10


    Dear All,

    In my Windows update history, I can see a large number of entries of installation failed updates. This is for both windows and Office. It appears windows keeps downloading the upgrades again and again. Wasting a lot of data.

    I don't have many office components installed. Like: Access, and One note. It keeps downloading updates for them as well, and later it appears as installation failed.

    Is there a way to change this behavior? What should I do?

    :)
     
    LaLaLand, Mar 31, 2017
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  2. Windows update does not download

    Original title: Carol

    'I already have a new computer with windows 10 already on it.

    Question: How do I get rid of the unwanted update that failed to download automatically? Just keeps saying retry. Never downloads nor does it go away.
     
    CarolTorrence, Mar 31, 2017
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  3. Linney Win User
    Linney, Mar 31, 2017
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  4. Unwanted and failed updates in Windows 10

    TairikuOkami, Mar 31, 2017
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  5. CountMike New Member
    Happens all the time and not tied to particular Windows version. My MS Office 2013 gets updates for not installed components. It was happening even on W7. MS Office keeps some parts of installation source even when they are not installed for compatibility's sake with other parts. Shared DLLs, manifests etc. and they get updated too.
     
    CountMike, Apr 2, 2017
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  6. LaLaLand Win User
    Can I hide the non-required updates so that they do not get downloaded again and again? Probably Win 10 do not allow this.
     
    LaLaLand, Apr 3, 2017
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  7. CountMike New Member
    There are some settings built in:

    Unwanted and failed updates in Windows 10 [​IMG]
     
    CountMike, Apr 3, 2017
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  8. LaLaLand Win User

    Unwanted and failed updates in Windows 10

    If I un-select "Give me updates for other Microsoft products.........", will it stop updating Office? I am fine with not updating Office regularly.
     
    LaLaLand, Apr 3, 2017
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  9. CountMike New Member
    Yes it should.
     
    CountMike, Apr 3, 2017
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  10. LaLaLand Win User
    Great. Will try that. I have seen that page while moving around Windows update settings.
     
    LaLaLand, Apr 5, 2018
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