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Is there a way to delete failed updates from update history?

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Old 27-03-2008
Big Dee
 
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Is there a way to delete failed updates from update history?

I'm using Windows Vista Home Premium and was having trouble
with monitor installation. HP finally said I did not need to install
their cd since monitor drivers were pre installed on computer.
Now I am getting the following update which keeps failing,

HP - Other Hardware - HP w1907 Wide LCD Monitor
Installation date: ?03/?26/?08 8:26 AM
Installation status: Failed
Error details: Code 80070005
Update type: Recommended
HP Other Hardware sofware update released in November, 2006
More information:
http://winqual.microsoft.com/support/?driverid=20021961
Help and Support:
http://support.microsoft.com/select/?target=hub
Since I'm not sure I need this update, it keeps showing up as
failed and I will eventually have hundreds of failed attempts in
my history. I would like to avoid this.


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Big Dee

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Old 27-03-2008
TaurArian
 
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RE: Is there a way to delete failed updates from update history?

How to hide updates -

Click View available updates
Right-click on the update you wish to hide
Click Hide Update
Confirm the UAC (User Account Control) if appropriate.


"Big Dee" wrote:

> I'm using Windows Vista Home Premium and was having trouble
> with monitor installation. HP finally said I did not need to install
> their cd since monitor drivers were pre installed on computer.
> Now I am getting the following update which keeps failing,
>
> HP - Other Hardware - HP w1907 Wide LCD Monitor
> Installation date: ?03/?26/?08 8:26 AM
> Installation status: Failed
> Error details: Code 80070005
> Update type: Recommended
> HP Other Hardware sofware update released in November, 2006
> More information:
> http://winqual.microsoft.com/support/?driverid=20021961
> Help and Support:
> http://support.microsoft.com/select/?target=hub
> Since I'm not sure I need this update, it keeps showing up as
> failed and I will eventually have hundreds of failed attempts in
> my history. I would like to avoid this.
>
>
> --
> Big Dee

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Old 27-03-2008
Big Dee
 
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RE: Is there a way to delete failed updates from update history?

Thanks, I did this for the future updates but is there a way to delete
failed updates from the history.
--
Big Dee


"TaurArian" wrote:

> How to hide updates -
>
> Click View available updates
> Right-click on the update you wish to hide
> Click Hide Update
> Confirm the UAC (User Account Control) if appropriate.
>
>
> "Big Dee" wrote:
>
> > I'm using Windows Vista Home Premium and was having trouble
> > with monitor installation. HP finally said I did not need to install
> > their cd since monitor drivers were pre installed on computer.
> > Now I am getting the following update which keeps failing,
> >
> > HP - Other Hardware - HP w1907 Wide LCD Monitor
> > Installation date: ?03/?26/?08 8:26 AM
> > Installation status: Failed
> > Error details: Code 80070005
> > Update type: Recommended
> > HP Other Hardware sofware update released in November, 2006
> > More information:
> > http://winqual.microsoft.com/support/?driverid=20021961
> > Help and Support:
> > http://support.microsoft.com/select/?target=hub
> > Since I'm not sure I need this update, it keeps showing up as
> > failed and I will eventually have hundreds of failed attempts in
> > my history. I would like to avoid this.
> >
> >
> > --
> > Big Dee

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Old 27-03-2008
dgmacmi
 
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Re: Is there a way to delete failed updates from update history?

"Big Dee" <BigDee@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:6E9FE372-C1D3-40D7-B8CE-D85A432E9E3A@microsoft.com...
> Thanks, I did this for the future updates but is there a way to delete
> failed updates from the history.
> --
> Big Dee
>
>
> "TaurArian" wrote:
>
>> How to hide updates -
>>
>> Click View available updates
>> Right-click on the update you wish to hide
>> Click Hide Update
>> Confirm the UAC (User Account Control) if appropriate.
>>
>>
>> "Big Dee" wrote:
>>
>> > I'm using Windows Vista Home Premium and was having trouble
>> > with monitor installation. HP finally said I did not need to install
>> > their cd since monitor drivers were pre installed on computer.
>> > Now I am getting the following update which keeps failing,
>> >
>> > HP - Other Hardware - HP w1907 Wide LCD Monitor
>> > Installation date: ?03/?26/?08 8:26 AM
>> > Installation status: Failed
>> > Error details: Code 80070005
>> > Update type: Recommended
>> > HP Other Hardware sofware update released in November, 2006
>> > More information:
>> > http://winqual.microsoft.com/support/?driverid=20021961
>> > Help and Support:
>> > http://support.microsoft.com/select/?target=hub
>> > Since I'm not sure I need this update, it keeps showing up as
>> > failed and I will eventually have hundreds of failed attempts in
>> > my history. I would like to avoid this.
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Big Dee



Why worry about it, the update failure is history. Just hide it if it
appears again as a available update. You should leave history alone{not try
to rewrite it} unless you have specific update failure where Microsoft
recommends resetting Windows Update {which removes all history} as a
corrective action.

Don

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Old 27-03-2008
las bebas
 
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RE: Is there a way to delete failed updates from update history?



"Big Dee" wrote:

> I'm using Windows Vista Home Premium and was having trouble
> with monitor installation. HP finally said I did not need to install
> their cd since monitor drivers were pre installed on computer.
> Now I am getting the following update which keeps failing,
>
> HP - Other Hardware - HP w1907 Wide LCD Monitor
> Installation date: ?03/?26/?08 8:26 AM
> Installation status: Failed
> Error details: Code 80070005
> Update type: Recommended
> HP Other Hardware sofware update released in November, 2006
> More information:
> http://winqual.microsoft.com/support/?driverid=20021961
> Help and Support:
> http://support.microsoft.com/select/?target=hub
> Since I'm not sure I need this update, it keeps showing up as
> failed and I will eventually have hundreds of failed attempts in
> my history. I would like to avoid this.
>
>
> --
> Big Dee

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