Dec 18, 2014

How to remove broken Windows 7 KB3004394 update ?

How do you remove the recent Windows 7 update (KB3004394) that is causing problems with VirtualBox and Windows Defender, as well as potentially preventing further updates?
Best answer
12/19/2014
There is a patch from Microsoft to remove the broken update. You can install it by going to Windows Update while using IE on that PC (http://update.microsoft.com/). You can also get additional instructions and download the update directly from Microsoft Support https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3024777.
You can also do it manually by going to Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features > View Installed Updates. Then right-click on KB3004394, select Uninstall and restart your PC.
Best answer
12/19/2014
There is a patch from Microsoft to remove the broken update. You can install it by going to Windows Update while using IE on that PC (http://update.microsoft.com/). You can also get additional instructions and download the update directly from Microsoft Support https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3024777.
You can also do it manually by going to Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features > View Installed Updates. Then right-click on KB3004394, select Uninstall and restart your PC.
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