OS is up to date, but ESET says otherwise, help?

Discussion in 'ESET Smart Security' started by MrGump, Apr 6, 2010.

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  1. MrGump

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    I know my Windows 7 is up to date with all updates, but ESET comes on from time to time telling me it is not. Solution? :D

    I then click the link it provides to update and that solves the issue but only until it happens again.
     
  2. Marcos

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    A list of missing updates is retrieved via Windows Update Agent API, so maybe the API doesn't provide correct information for some reason. Could you post a screenshot of the list with updates that are allegedly missing?
     
  3. MrGump

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    What would you suggest I do?
     
  4. MrGump

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    I hope this is what you wanted. So then I click the link in ESET and it takes me to Windows Update (which is up to date) and then the message goes away and ESET turns blue.

    FYI, it appears to be an issue at startup. Perhaps either ESET or Windows Update is lagging a bit at boot?
     

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    and what does Eset claim is missing (assuming it does it again)?
     
  6. MrGump

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    This is what I get.
     

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    if you manually visit does it work fine not prompting for any updates?
    http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/

    if yes and if the Eset notification is bothersome then disable it. It is only there as courtesy service
     
  8. MrGump

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    Yes everything is normal when I visit it manually. I have disabled notifications under "tools" and then "system updates"

    thank you.
     
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    What about hidden updates?
    Have you tried restoring hidden updates?
     
  11. siljaline

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    Hidden MS Update(s) would have to be manually unchecked at the Windows Update site, you should never hide these, just opt not to install them.
    The site will nag you ad-infinitum otherwise.

    * Windows 7 Windows Update FAQ's Worth a Bookmark.

     
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  12. Marcos

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    Please post a screenshot of the ESET window opened after clicking "here" in the notification message.
     
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    Just for info, I hide plenty updates even that new critical one the EU forced on MS about the Browsers (last week).

    I get/see NO nagging in Vista or Win 7 but I have seen it on other peeps XP PC's.

    Also this does not affect ESS for me.
     
  14. MrGump

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    Below is a screen grab of the ESET program directly after I click the "here" button.

    Below is a screen grab of the update window after I "show hidden updates".

    below is a screen grab of a previously hidden update.
     

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