Click OK. If you want to show Optional Updates again just click Restore hidden updates in the left panel. 10. I had to log out and log back in again so that I could actually hide the updates I wanted hidden. Then click OK at the bottom of the screen. 8. https://www.eightforums.com/windows-updates-activation/27142-unable-hide-optional-updates.html
Here is how: Press Win + R to open Run and type in MSCONFIG In General tab select “Selective Startup” and uncheck on “Load Startup items”. ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.3/ Connection to 0.0.0.3 failed. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. As I said in my answer I only followed the removal instructions.
share|improve this answer edited Dec 17 '15 at 1:59 unforgettableid 323218 answered Dec 6 '15 at 22:58 Tony Marques 14413 +1 Whoa, this is really cool! You can also do this for Important Updates but it isn’t advised as they provide stability and security patches to the OS. am i missing something??? The time now is 16:51.
I researched that, and found I needed to do Windows Updates. Performance & Maintenance hide windows updates over and overWhy do you have to hide windows updates more than one time? Now click OK and reboot your system and test it. Check under "Restore hidden updates" - I now have 6 hidden Silverlight updates.....and nothing appearing when checking for new updates.
When I click "Check for updates" again, the same Silverlight "update" seems to appear again, except it's not the same: it has a different ID. Check this if you are Unable to Install Apps from Windows 8 Store. To prevent Microsoft downloading and installing Windows 10 on your computer, you need to turn off the Recommended Updates setting in Windows Update and hide Windows 10 from the list of Click on the Optional Updates link to see a list of the updates.
I never thought to look at that oddly enough. You’ll be brought back to the Windows Update screen and the Optional Updates are no longer displayed. 9. Then expand Components –> Network –> Adaptor and on the right side you should find it. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build.
Register Windows 7 Forum Forum Windows 8 Forums Windows Updates & Activation Unable to Hide Optional Updates Unable to Hide Optional Updates 25 Jun 2013 #1 JamesJ View Profile View Forum Get More Info Updates Don't Hide in Windows Updates & Activation I am constantly right-clicking updates and selecting hide to no avail, they become greyed out after I hide them only to return when My System Specs OS Windows 7 badspell68 View Public Profile Find More Posts by badspell68 . 17 May 2011 #2 derekimo Win 10 Pro x64 18,218 posts East Bay Area, Sounds like they are already downloaded, if you go to, C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download and delete whats in that folder you should be able to hide them next time they pop up.
Created by Anand Khanse. I have found others with this issue and was having someone here had a solution. Tutorials How can I hide updates?It seems that quite often there's at least 1 in the batch each month that I don't think I need ( generally dealing with games or useful reference After some research, I find that there are mainly two methods that have proven to resolve this issue.
If your Windows 7 or 8.1 PC is set to install recommended updates automatically (because -- more fool you -- you just wanted it to be up to date and safe) Disabling Windows Update completely may be the worst security advice you can give any Windows user, for any reason. –Bryson Apr 8 '13 at 20:39 2 Indeed terrible, you dont Just keep on hiding and it will eventually be gone.
OS Windows 8.1 64 bit Quote 25 Jun 2013 #4 JamesJ View Profile View Forum Posts Member Posts : 136 Windows 8.1 64 bit I double checked. I just installed everything and got all updates. After hiding and checking for new updates several times, Silverlight doesn't appear anymore. Forum Today's Posts FAQ Community Albums Tutorials What's New?
To Hide a Windows Update 1. First things first. He was simply giving you an example of another Microsoft Product that you would ALSO not get update notifications about, if you follow that recommended solution. this page So, you disable the update notifications for Microsoft products (not Windows) and you don't get update notifications for Silverlight or any other Microsoft product. –Bon Gart Jun 11 '12 at 11:52