1.    02 Aug 2016 #1
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    Updates shown in "MS hide tool" not getting downloaded


    I was using the hide update tool from MS; https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3073930 - Its great and works as it should - scanning available updates.

    But; I can hide updates that seems very nice, like lots of Intel drivers and other nice to haves. The thing is I can hide them, IE - stop them from being fetched in the main update tool - but the main update tool shows no updates are available, I'm fully updated it seems :|

    And it annoys me. I'd like those updates!

    Any input?


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  2.    08 Aug 2016 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2016
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    Window 10

    I'm having the same problem. There's drivers that can be hidden in the hide update tool but are not being downloaded by windows update.

    How do i get windows update to install those drivers?

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  3.    08 Aug 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Trnava
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    Windows 10.4 Home 1709 x64

    Quote Originally Posted by MattW19 View Post
    How do i get windows update to install those drivers?
    You can use Windows Update MiniTool.
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  4.    08 Aug 2016 #4
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Manchester, U.K.
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    Windows 10 Pro 64bit

    Quote Originally Posted by bwinds View Post
    I was using the hide update tool from MS; https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3073930 - Its great and works as it should - scanning available updates.

    But; I can hide updates that seems very nice, like lots of Intel drivers and other nice to haves. The thing is I can hide them, IE - stop them from being fetched in the main update tool - but the main update tool shows no updates are available, I'm fully updated it seems :|

    And it annoys me. I'd like those updates!

    Any input?


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    Same for me when I ran that tool, showed several updates not offered under Windows update. I wonder whether it's a bug or that I am up to date via other download software - I use IOBit drive-booster.
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  5.    08 Aug 2016 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Hartselle
    Posts : 467
    Windows 10 Pro 16299.19

    Well it may be a bug. I do not know for sure. I know it has been going on for several months. The Windows Update Mini Tool (link above) is the only way I was able to get and install them.
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  6.    08 Aug 2016 #6
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    A good suggestion by TairikuOkami but I (personally) am a bit apprehensive about downloading anything listed because it shows I have updates available for a Xeon proc which I don't have:

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  7.    08 Aug 2016 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by aardvark View Post
    but I (personally) am a bit apprehensive about downloading anything listed because it shows I have updates available for a Xeon proc which I don't have:
    That looks like DDRAM and PCI Express controllers, which are generic, so not really tide to a specific CPU.
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  8.    08 Aug 2016 #8
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    Pro x64 Desktop v1607 14393.51, Home x64 Laptop v1607 14393.51

    Quote Originally Posted by TairikuOkami View Post
    That looks like DDRAM and PCI Express controllers, which are generic, so not really tide to a specific CPU.
    I have nothing in my PC that even remotely fits those exact descriptions (or any part of either for that matter). They are definitely not applicable to my PC but thank you for your response.
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