Disabling unwanted Windows updates

I set my computers to not automatically download and install updates, but to merely notify.
With a list I maintain, I selectively "hide" some updates.
Knowing these are botched updates, I have no intention of ever downloading and installing them.
However, these hidden updates continue to re-appear.
Would Experts know of a way to permanently remove them?
Thanks.
garychuAsked:
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aadihCommented:
Are you deleting folders from softwaredistribution directory in Windows?

Usually, hidden updates stay hidden. If they appear again, hide them again. How many are you talking about?
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garychuAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the response.

I do not delete the softwaredistribution directory.

If you are referring to the frequency of re-appearance, it can be as many times as you hide them. For example, the most recent botched update I have come across, KB2752093 (for Access 2013) was released on 10 Sep 2013. I have since hidden it 4 times. And it has re-appeared again today!
If you are referring to the number of hidden updates which have re-appeared, I cannot be specific on that.
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aadihCommented:
Since the number of hidden updates are few, I'd just hide them when they reappear. I do the same for one update that often keeps on reappearing.
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garychuAuthor Commented:
Does that mean that there is no determinate solution in sight?
The rogue updates may be few. But if you have to manually check a fair number of computers against a list of unwanted updates, it gets onerous. And mistakes happen.
I once had a server BSD as a result of letting through one by mistake.
This is actually quite a serious issue for me.
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aadihCommented:
If you find a solution, please post it here. Thanks and Regards.
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garychuAuthor Commented:
I think you are right.
There is in fact no resolution to this "repeated" offerings of updates.
I was just reading the office blog for Sep 2013 at
http://blogs.technet.com/b/office_sustained_engineering/archive/2013/09.aspx
Two things are clear from the contents
1) Keeping tab of Microsoft updates is an ongoing (they called it "sustained") full time activity by the user. Relentless is perhaps a more apt description.
2) Repeated offerings is not a general phenomenon. Each one requires another update to correct it.

Jeepers! I wonder how many people are kept employed at Microsoft doing updatings and re-updatings.....
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garychuAuthor Commented:
Acceptance of reality.
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aadihCommented:
"Acceptance of reality."  :-)
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