Should I remove duplicated Windows updates?

After reading our article about Windows 10 updates (click here to read), Barbara has a question :

“Reading your newsletter tips dated 9/19/17 re Windows 10 updates: I found the update (KB890830) removal tool 8-10 & Windows Server 2012. 2012 R, 2016 x 64 Edition 9-17 (KB890830) installed 3 times; 7/31, 8/10 & 9/13. Should I remove the first or last two?”


No need to remove those prior installations. The 8/10 and 9/13 updates added additional information to the update installed on 7/31. ¬†Windows updates are cumulative, building upon previous updates. It won’t install the same thing 10 times on your PC. ¬†The removal tool is updated constantly because the types of items it needs to remove are always changing as hackers come up with new strategies for attacking devices.


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