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but it looks as if no-one's found a solution that works for everybody. So yes, I am 99% certain the missing WIN7 Updates notify is because of tweaks Microsoft is making because of Windows 10 to the Windows Update mechanism in WIN7. This malware was identified and cleaned by Malwarebytes. this is insane. have a peek here

Hi MarcoB, welcome to WindowsBBS! I'm not falling for that Win10 update trick. If I find out what "good" those updates do, then I might reconsider and install the most recent one but for now, I won't. I have done that to be sure that all traces are gone. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/590730/why-doesnt-windows-notify-me-about-updates/

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I tried uninstalling updates 3065987 and 3075851. missminx: I do not think that I messed with any of the updates you list. Its very light on resources and doesn't need to install.

It also provides an option to automatically start it with Windows. I agree with Josh that we hope MS finds and fix this in the SP1 update thanks for tutorial VG and happy new year! missminx: I do not think that I messed with any of the updates you list. Windows Update Notification Disable Nickname: Terminator Learning more about computers everyday Evan Omo, #9 2015/08/25 Christer Geek Member Staff Thread Starter Joined: 2002/12/17 Messages: 5,754 Likes Received: 25 Trophy Points: 743 Location: Sweden Computer Experience:

GWX revealed there was no GW10 App Found, or enabled, it said Windows Update OS upgrades WAS enabled, and it did not find a W10 download folder. Windows Update Notification Icon Missing Windows 7 No idea why. I've had a look at my restore points & I have 6 in the list, but the earliest is 16/08/2015 which was after I started having this problem, so probably won't http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r30284409-WIN7-WIndows-Updates-notifications-not-showing-near-Clock-anymore P.S.

After download, I created a folder within "Program Files (x86)" and placed the EXE there. Windows Update Notification Windows 10 The update icon ceased to appear at around the same time, or shortly after, the W10 icon attached itself. highly inordinate for just removing an icon from my task bar. However, this is no longer working.

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SlimShaggy, #16 2015/09/27 James Martin Geek Member Joined: 2003/05/15 Messages: 2,475 Likes Received: 74 Trophy Points: 493 Location: North Carolina Computer Experience: e-Machine mechanic I'm having the same (missing icon) problem. I suppose the same action GWX program's "disabling the OS upgrade" option does. Windows Update Icon Missing Windows 7 Reading the small print it looks as if my antiquated laptop couldn't run Windows 10 anyway (missing drivers, too little hard disk space, out-of-date version of Internet Explorer (it's allergic to Windows Update Notification Tool http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/w...n-tool-install ...but I don't want Windows 10.

Reply Bobo says: October 21, 2015 at 9:29 am So now they release "Removes the Touch Hardware Quality Assurance (THQA) certification verification check in the Win32k.sys driver in Windows 8.1." for navigate here Back to top #13 sparklestar sparklestar Topic Starter Members 348 posts OFFLINE Local time:02:57 AM Posted 19 September 2015 - 05:08 PM Wow, I bet all copies of windows 7 After I select updates to install, it first does a download ... If you are also suffering from this problem and want to get new updates notification similar to previous Windows versions, just download this free utility using following link: Download Windows (8) Windows 7 Update Notification

Reply Marty says: October 20, 2015 at 2:14 pm I did not install KB3065987, but I did install KB3075851, which killed my WU notification icons. As a result, I have not encountered any of the W10 upgrade ads/problems others have run into including the 5Gb download that includes the W10 update files… W7 SP1 x64 Reply Thats pity. Check This Out It used to be that whenever M$ had updates available, they would pop up a notice dialog telling me to look into this.

Back to top #12 Scoop8 Scoop8 Members 319 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Dallas TX Local time:12:57 AM Posted 18 September 2015 - 07:23 AM sparklestar I have 2 Win 7 Windows Update Notification Email According to 'View update history' I didn't download or install ANY updates in August. That makes at least 2 of us.

I had no idea it's everyone with Windows 8 (Pro in my case).

I would change OS the next time MS p*ss me off with such unethical (pos illegal) crapware the brand has turn dark and evil no longer the 4 primary colors @Bobo It is said to not replace a previous update but as I mentioned, KB3075851 is no longer offered. The mysteries of Microsoft! Windows Update Icon Missing From Control Panel SINCE the W10 thingy, NOTHING !

That creates the task and related registry entries. "Settings" also allows selection/de-selection of the metro interface and provides a "Search for updates every [minutes]" option (default is 60). Neil, I think You may be on the right track. Started about the same time the "Get Windows 10" icon showed up on the task bar. · actions · 2015-Sep-10 2:26 pm · lordpufferRIP lilPremium Memberjoin:2004-09-19Henderson, NV·CableOneLinksys WRT1900ACARRIS SB6183

lordpuffer to http://hpwizardstore.com/windows-update/new-wording-of-windows-updates.html When Windows 10 actually became available to download, rather than just reserve (was it the end of July?), I think the Windows 10 message in the bubble from the notification area

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/w...n-tool-install Stig View Public Profile Find More Posts by Stig 28-08-2015, 11:09 #8 Zenith Forum Member Join Date: Dec 2002 Location: East London Posts: 3,084 Quote: Originally Posted I have been wanting this back. Share this article: Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Reddit | Tell a friend Posted in: Software, Troubleshooting, Windows 8 / 8.1 Other similar articles that may interest you How to I assume it was optional and I never install those until I know that my system needs them.

The only clue I have is that in TaskManager, when running Windows Update, "TrustedInstaller" runs initially but after a few minutes, an instance of "svchost.exe" takes over. The ‘New updates are available' pop-up is back - woo! For full access please Register. Have you guys seen this too?

you could verify that in 'control panel/notification area icons' that 'windows update' is set to 'show icon and notifications' - but i have this set correctly and get no notification so Windows 7: Windows 7 no longer NOTIFIES me about updates 20 Oct 2015 #1 up2trix Windows 7 Pro 12 posts Windows 7 no longer NOTIFIES me about updates How has your Microsoft Security Essentials been performing lately? You can also set it to show Windows 7 style icon in system tray.