Using the WUSA command we can uninstall Windows Updates from the command prompt either using a remote command prompt in either your RMM software or using PSEXEC.  This article applies to Windows 7, Windows Update, Windows 2008 Server and Windows 2012 server.

Windows Command Prompt

Step 1. Find out the KB for the Windows Update you wish to uninstall

More than likely you will already know this due a problem that’s already affecting your computers.

Step 2. Uninstall the Windows Update

Using one of the following commands we can uninstall the specific Windows Update

No Restart

wusa /uninstall /kb:999999 /quiet /norestart

Force Restart

wusa /uninstall /kb:999999 /quiet /forcestart

Where 999999 is the specific Windows update you wish to uninstall. You can also put this in a batch file.

Step 3. Stop the Windows Update from Installing Again.

This can either be done by hiding the specific updates on the particular computer under Windows updates but more than likely you’re going to want to do this from either your Patch Management software or WSUS server.

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