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ok update issues

by thorlof / November 1, 2010 8:50 AM PDT

ok so i have four updates for Microsoft office that are in my important update but the problem is i don't even have Microsoft office installed on my computer so the updates fail every time i try to install them is there any way to get windows to ignore them or change the priority on them so i am not getting constantly alerted

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If you just want to hide them
by MDFlax / November 1, 2010 9:46 PM PDT
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In the list that shows all 4 updates, right click each in turn and select "Hide". That will hide them.

I've had these and although I don't have Office installed either, I just let them install without any problem. Whether they install or are just ignored, I can't say.

Did you ever have Office installed on this system?


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by thorlof / November 2, 2010 6:17 AM PDT

yes i did have a demo version of office installed and doing the hide thing did work thank you

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Many machines came with Microsoft's Office Demo preinstalled
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 2, 2010 12:31 AM PDT
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That's why many of these updates show up even when we didn't install Office (the machine came with the demo preinstalled.)

I'd hide them or uninstall that Office demo.

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