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    Blocking an Update

    Windows 10 keeps trying to update my Epson printer (Workforce 845). I ran wushowhide.diagcab to block it, but that didn't seem to work. The update totally screws up the printer. How can I delete it from the list permanently?

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    Have you checked for an updated driver on the Epson site? MS is usually somewhat behind with driver updates and the site may have one that works.
    I've had no problem with the utility, having had to hide an AMD driver update due to an identical problem. Did you uninstall the update in Programs & Features, or did you just uninstall the driver in Device Manager before using the utility?
    One thing I've discovered about WUshowhide is that if you run it as soon as you boot the PC, it will tell you what updates are due to be downloaded BEFORE Windows Update downloads them so you can then hide any unwanted ones before they are download.

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    Maybe "if you run it as soon as you boot the PC" will fix my dilemma. I'll giove that a shot.

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    Thanks Joe, I'll take a look.

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