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    It’s really easy to uninstall an update and then pause updates while we investigate what’s going on with the patches. Remember I have NOT approved ins
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    Susan Bradley Patch Lady/Prudent patcher

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    • #2603850

      If you need to do a bunch you can use command line or powershell

      wusa /uninstall /kb:123456

      (enter the KB number instead of 123456)

      Susan Bradley Patch Lady/Prudent patcher

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    • #2604007

      Went to Windows Update.  Found an error messae that indicated I was missing some important security updates.


      I can’t find any information on what I am missing.  Also, the update for KB5032189 won’t install.  It says it “installing” with a % complete, it even reached 100% installed but failed with an error.


      I have attached the message.


      Any suggestions?

    • #2604182

      Hi Susan,
      Sorry if this isn’t the right topic to ask this in but my second time ever asking for help with a problem and I’m at my wits end with this.

      I missed installing October’s updates until Nov. 18th and when I tried to install Net Framework 3.5, 4.8.1 KB5031224 (Parent KB), I get an error message that (KB5030649) is not for this computer.
      I have run windows troubleshooter to no avail.
      I don’t know if Installing Nov. updates will fix that or if I should install the Oct. 3.5 and 4.8 version (KBKB5030841) instead. It will install but am not sure that will give me the ability or security to go forward for November.

      I have two separate Computers that are having this problem on,
      an HP Elite 8300 SFF, I5-3570 CPU, 8gs memory and a HP Pro SFF 6300 I5-3470 CPU, 8gs memory.

      I do not see any missing updates that would cause this. What should I do?
      Let me Know If you need any uploads to help you.
      Thanks for everything you all do at Ask Woody!
      I am so happy to be a Plus Member, You are my best reads of the day!

      • #2604218

        KB5031224 is for .NET Framework 3.5, 4.8.1 (I get an error message that (KB5030649) is not for this computer)
        KB5030841 is for .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.8

        Which do you have  installed? .NET v4.8 or 4.8.1?

    • #2604233

      Hi PKCano, Thank you for responding so quickly!

      I have .Net Framework 3.5, 4.8 and 4.8.1 installed but when I download and install KB5031224, Once I install this I get the KB5030649 and error message if I try to install it.
      I have been using AskWoody Master Patch list to get to the Microsoft Catalog Download Page for it. I did not see any other download unless I somehow missed it for both machines? and Windows Update only offers me the November updates now, of course..

      Thanks again, I always enjoy reading the posts where you help find solutions for others..

      • #2604238

        KB5031224 is a bundle (.NET 3.5, 4.8, 4.81)
        It contains separate updates KB5030841 for .NET 3.5/4.8 and KB5030649 for .NET 3.5/4.8.1

        It is not the bundle that is installed. It is the individual update. So it will depend on whether you have .NET 4.8 or .NET 4.8.1. The other may give you the error message. Are you sure you have both 4.8 and 4.8.1?

    • #2604257

      Here (I hope) is a screenshot showing  update on 02 2023

      update history

      or else this:

      2023-02 Cumulative Update for .Net Framework 3.5, 4.8 and 4.8.1 for windows 10
      version 22H2 for x64 (KB5022729) installed on 03032023 and also  installed on  2022-11 (kb5019959)


      But I see there are more older entries for the 3.5, and 4.8 updates too tho..

      maybe I installed the wrong KB’s and it has still worked until now in both computers?

      Is that possible?

      • #2604287

        2023-02 Cumulative Update for .Net Framework 3.5, 4.8 and 4.8.1 for windows 10 version 22H2 for x64 (KB5022729)

        If it shows “.Net Framework 3.5, 4.8 and 4.8.1”, it is the bundle. There are two updates contained in it, one of the is for 3.5/4.8 the other for 3.5/4.8.1.
        Unless both 4.8 and 4.8.1 are installed, you will only get one of them for the one version you have installed. If you try to install the other one, you will get an error. Windows Update “Knows” which one you need. See catalog screenshot.


    • #2604276

      Which do you have installed? .NET v4.8 or 4.8.1?

      Hi Seekr:

      I have a 64-bit Win 10 Pro v22H2 OS. Your image in post # 2604257 suggests you also use Win 10 v22H2.  Is that still correct, and what is the version and build of your OS shown at Settings | System | About | Windows Specifications?

      Use the Asoft .NET Version Detector (available at https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System-Info/ASoft–NET-Version-Detector.shtml) to find your installed .NET Framework version. This is a portable utility that can be run from any location so I unzipped the netver.zip file on a removable USB thumb drive and then double-clicked the dotnet.exe file to launch.


      This utility shows I have .NET version v4.8.1. This .NET version just started rolling out to Windows 10 users and if I look under the “Other Updates” section of my Windows Update history I can see that KB5011048 (Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8.1 for Windows 10 version 22H2) was delivered with last month’s October 2023 Patch Tuesday updates.


      This month Windows Update delivered KB5032339 (Cumulative Update for .NET Framework 3.5, 4.8 and 4.8.1 for Windows 10 Version 22H2: November 14, 2023) during my November 2023 Patch Tuesday updates. The release notes show that KB5032339 actually contains two updates – KB5031988 (for .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.8) and KB5032005 (for .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.8.1) and if I go to Control Panel | Programs | Programs and Features | View Installed Updates I can see that I received the correct KB5032005 update for .NET Framework v4.8.1.


      Dell Inspiron 5584 * 64-bit Win 10 Pro v22H2 build 19045.3693 * Firefox v119.0.1 * Microsoft Defender v4.18.23100.2009-1.1.23100.2009 * Malwarebytes Premium v4.6.6.294-1.0.2189 * Macrium Reflect Free v8.0.7690

      • #2604437

        Hi Imacri:
        Yes that is still correct, I am running Windows 10 Pro v22h2
        Version and build number is 19045.3570 for one of my systems, the other system is similar and now thanks to you and PKCano guiding me along, I understand better how Windows bundles .Net Framework updates and now can easily check what is installed with the excellent Asoft.NET version detector you told me about.
        This will reduce the chances of update error on my part emmensely..

        Once again, thanks to PKcano And Imacri for all your timely knowledge and expertise as well as AskWoody’s Plus membership program for giving the much needed assistance to so many of us.

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