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Decline specific update for specific machine

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Last Modified: 2012-05-12

I manage windows updates for 1300 machines with SCCM 2007 R2. Now I have two machines that need to be prevented from installing a specific windows update as it interferes with a software package installed only on those two machines. The recommendation to uninstall came from the vendor.

As it's a security update I don't want decline for all, also creating a separate update package with all updates except the one  feels like to wrong approach as the current update deployment is assigned to all machines would demand to redesign deployment, creating new collections for all

Anyone an idea how to prevent this update from installing? If somehow I could fake the software inventory on the client to think this update has been installed could be a solution but I have no clue how to approach that.

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