When trying to update my PC, I found these three updates are trying to be reinstalled over and over again. This is replicable on both of PCs so this is not an isolated issue.
The updates are trying to be install over and over again. Every time I click "check for updates," there it appears again.
The screenshots below illustrates this:
There are many threads on the Internet from users that have the same issue:
- http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-windows_update/updates-trying-to-install-over-and-over-again/2a624908-f4b1-46d8-87ed-caa09674ff4f (main thread started by me)
- http://www.computerbase.de/forum/showthread.php?t=1252121 (Translated version: http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.computerbase.de%2Fforum%2Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D1252121&act=url)
The issue has also picked up media coverage:
Microsoft has now offered a statement regarding this bug:
We’ve received reports of some customers experiencing issues when deploying some of September’s Office-related updates. We are investigating this issue and will act accordingly, to help ensure that our customers are protected.-- Dustin Childs, group manager, Microsoft Trustworthy Computing
Microsoft has also acknowledge this in their official bulletin:
Known issues with this security update
- You may be repeatedly offered this update even though it is already installed. Microsoft is researching this problem and will post more information in this article when the information becomes available.
Microsoft has solved the issue. The updates should no longer be offered to you. Click "check for updates" to force check with the servers.
Please follow my thread for the latest updates: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-windows_update/updates-trying-to-install-over-and-over-again/2a624908-f4b1-46d8-87ed-caa09674ff4f