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Old 01-18-2016, 11:14 PM   #1
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Hi.

I am on a metered internet connection therefore Windows updates do not download automatically. I select the ones I think I need and download them manually. However there are some which I have no intention of downloading. 3 of these refer to Internet Explorer which I don't now nor will in the future use. Is there any way of deleting them or will they and any future updates which I don't download remain forever.

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Old 01-19-2016, 11:22 PM   #2
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Use the hide this update and it won't try to download or bother you about it.
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Old 01-20-2016, 12:17 AM   #3
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Use the hide this update and it won't try to download or bother you about it.
Where do I find this
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Old 01-20-2016, 07:05 AM   #4
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In control panel -> system and security -> Windows update.
In the list of available updates, right click on the update and choose Hide Update.
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Old 01-21-2016, 12:50 AM   #5
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In control panel> system and security there is no windows updates.In updates and security I can show all downloads waiting to D/L but neither R/click or L/click give me the option to hide the update
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Check out this link
Hide unwanted Windows updates - HelpLine
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I hope this helps.
How to temporarily prevent a Windows or driver update from reinstalling in Windows 10
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Old 01-22-2016, 12:37 AM   #8
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This applies to W7 and W8. Does not work on W10

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does not answer the question
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Old 01-22-2016, 05:09 AM   #9
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That's the only way stop them. Which version of Windows 10 do you have, Home or Pro? If you have Pro then you can Defer updates for a few months Deferring upgrades in Windows 10 - Windows Help -
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Since when you're online your computer serves as a P2P server for others to rape your updates off your computer, I doubt if the M$ masters are going to let you turn off any updates.
If you're are on a as you go ISP then that could run you right in to your cap toot sweet.

By the way you really need to let helpers know what OS your running when you ask for OS specific help.
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