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    • #1655287 Reply

      Da Boss

      Let’s see. It’s Friday. There must be a new version of KB 4023057, the “Update to Windows 10, versions 1507, 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, and 1803 for upda
      [See the full post at: There’s a new KB 4023057 making the rounds]

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    • #1656858 Reply


      I looked at that page and kinda reading between the lines wonder if it is not aimed at the 1903 Upgrade where Microsoft is saying there can’t be any other drives [thumb drive, SD card, MicroSDXC card] attached at the time of installation and the 32GB drives won’t have enough room to do the Upgrade.

      I got a good unannounced deal for $137.00 at Wal*Mart a couple years ago on a Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Notebook and with only a 32GB SSD [actually 27GB formatted] that would have that issue so it is now running Linux Mint 19 with 20GB still free, has at least another 4 years life left.

      Before you wonder "Am I doing things right," ask "Am I doing the right things?"
    • #1656776 Reply


      The functionality to fix upgrade issues was already added into 1809 by default, and is a good reason for people to use 1809 as their new base image. They’re patching its functionality in KB4493877 to fix a specific issue with DSL/PPPOE users.

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    • #1658000 Reply


      At this point we would like to point out another discrepancy. Microsoft only rolls out the update KB4023057 to home users.

      Windows 10 Pro…1803   I am offered this on a regular basis and block it every time.

    • #1659177 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      I am set to metered connection and follow what this forum recommends for updates – but things went a little haywire last update and I got 4023057 on 5/10/19.  I am on 1803.  I want 1903 if it will help with the update issues and because, eventually, I have to update, but I want to decide when.    It’s really annoying that MS actively works against their customers to block efforts to control our machines!  I shouldn’t have to work this hard at it, I want to be a sheep and just go along, but I can’t!!  Had way too many problems.

      Should I de-install 4023057?  I see it in control panel – any issues caused by removing this update?  My thanks to everyone for your help on this forum.

      • #1659272 Reply

        Da Boss

        Yes, uninstall 4023057. Then hide it with wushowhide every time it shows up. AskWoody Knowledge Base AKB2000013 is a procedure that will help you with that.

      • #1659832 Reply

        AskWoody Plus

        Should I de-install 4023057?  I see it in control panel

        KB4023057 is an application not an update. You can uninstall via apps & features with no harm.



      • #1683573 Reply

        AskWoody Lounger

        I’m on a metered connection too (on 1803 Home), and 4023057 and 4499167 just got installed anyway. I didn’t know until I got the notice to reboot!

        The only problem I’ve had with it so far is error messages stating that Windows didn’t shut down properly. This has also happened to me after previous cumulative updates and seems to go away by itself after a few reboots.

        Windows 10 Home 64-bit

        • #1683893 Reply

          Da Boss

          You should uninstall 4023057.
          And keep those metered connections on.

    • #1659686 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      Windows 10 Pro…1803   I am offered this on a regular basis and block it every time.

      I was offered this for 6 times on my 1803 Pro (I am now on 1809 Pro).

      • #1659846 Reply

        Da Boss

        KB4023057 facilitates upgrades by changing a bunch of settings back to Windows defaults. Because there is no “upgrade” from 1809 (yet), there is no need to force the patch on those computers.

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    • #1944418 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      How do I block or delete KB4023057, which blew past my metered connection and downloaded itself on to my computer and is awaiting a restart.  I have windows 10 pro with branch readiness set at semi-annual channel.  Hopefully I don’t have to let it install to delete it if MS will even let me do it since MS seems [determined] on sticking it on my computer whether I want it or not.  It never show up on as awaiting download or in wushowhide.

      • #1944596 Reply

        Da Boss

        To remove KB 4023057 in Win10, undelete it in Programs & Features (access through Control Panel in the taskbar search), where you should find it alphabetically listed as Update KB4023057.

        Right click it to access undelete.

    • #1944606 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      Programs & Features

      Delete from app & features page.


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