Problem Solved: Windows 8 Windows Update Freezes on KB2760600, “Security Update for Microsoft OneNote 2010”

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Ran into this today; thought I’d document it for others.


When installing Windows Updates on Windows 8, it seems to stall while processing the following update:

“Security Update for Microsoft OneNote 2010 (KB2760600) 32-Bit Edition”


Per this conversion on a Microsoft forum, run task manager and close “spoolsv.exe”.

The update should finish shortly thereafter without issue.


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