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Msiexec not updating registry on winxp

When we delete the Software Distribution folder, this dialog will be completely empty as if you have never installed any updates.Before I show you that, click on the Installed Updates link at the top where it tells you how to remove an update.

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Does your Windows Installer process run every time you boot Windows device?Or maybe you are working, and it suddenly pops up randomly? How do you stop it from running at random times in the background?This post takes a look at some scenarios & discusses your options.Even though installing updates in Windows is an easy process, the mechanism in the background that manages it all is fairly complicated.There is also a lot of misinformation on the Internet about how to deal with problems relating to Windows Update.The Windows Installer or m folder, that is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal of software.

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Deleting this database simply removes the Windows Update history for the computer. I opened Control Panel, clicked on Windows Update and then clicked on View Update History in the left hand menu.

This screen just gives you a full list of installed updates with the Status, Importance and Date Installed.

One of the biggest misconceptions is that all Windows updates can be installed at once by simply deleting the Software Distribution folder stored in C:\Windows. Yes, you might save some space (anywhere from 500 MB to several GB’s), but deleting the folder will not remove any installed update.