Remove a Windows update using WSUS

If you have every wondered how to remove a Windows update via WSUS this should help;

  • Open the WSUS MMC console and connect to your server
  • Expand Update Services => Server Name => Updates
  • Right-click All Updates and select Search
  • Enter the kb number of the update you would like to remove and press Find Now
  • Right-click the update and select Approve, Status Report is also useful to see how many computers still have the update installed
  • Right-click either a specific computer group or All Computers and select Approved for Removal and then press OK

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