How to uninstall KB4023057


  1. Posts : 638
    Win10 x64 Pro - 2 desktops, 2 laptops
       #1

    How to uninstall KB4023057


    On Jan 4 I installed KB4023057. I now wish I hadn't and want to uninstall it. I see it listed in "View update history" but it is not listed under "Uninstall update". Some of the fixes installed on Jan 4 are listed, but not KB4023057. How do I uninstall it other that by restoring from an old backup?

    Update:
    I see that KB4023057 is again awaiting download. Odd.
    Last edited by pokeefe0001; 18 Dec 2018 at 22:09.
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  2. Posts : 1,721
    Windows 10 Home
       #2

    KB4023057 has been updated a few times with the same number. It is important for future WU's. If it's in the download queue, I would let it install, to prevent future update/upgrade issues. Here's what it does, in detail -
    KB4023057 Update to Windows 10 for update reliability - December 6 Windows Update - Windows 10 Forums
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  3. Phone Man's Avatar
    Posts : 1,315
    Windows 10 Pro 1909 64 bit
       #3

    It shows up with your other programs under Program and Features.

    Why do you want to uninstall it . It helps WU do its job.

    Jim
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  4. Posts : 638
    Win10 x64 Pro - 2 desktops, 2 laptops
    Thread Starter
       #4

    One of its functions - Windows Remediation Service - keeps Windows (or at least my Windows) from automatically sleeping. Keeping Windows awake so that maint gets installed at Microsoft's schedule rather than my schedule is not a good reason to mess with the power scheme I set. Anyway, I have a group policy to let Windows notify me of pending maintenance but to not download and install it. I manually install the maintenance when it's convenient for me ... and when others have discovered the bugs.

    I have disabled Windows Remediation Service. So far I don't care much about the other functions of KB4023057 (as far as I know). If they improve the update procedure (without effecting the scheduling of the installation) then I'm fine with them.
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  5. Posts : 638
    Win10 x64 Pro - 2 desktops, 2 laptops
    Thread Starter
       #5

    I've got two closely related (and now pretty much identical) threads related to KB4023057.

    Please post and additional comments on
    What is and how do I disable it? - Windows 10 Forums
    rather than on this thread.
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  6. Posts : 1,369
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64
       #6

    KB4023057 has been updated/revised again but this time it is officially available on the MS Update Catalog site on February 28, 2019:

    Microsoft Update Catalog
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