Windows Setup Remediation: How to Remove it?

Windows Setup Remediation: How to Remove it?

If you, too, have noticed a rather unknown process known as “Windows Setup Fix” running on your task manager and are wondering what it is, well, we have answers for you. In this article, we are going to know everything about this service and how to disable the correction of Windows installation (KB4023057). Read on to find out!

Before going ahead with the methods to disable the Windows installation fix, let’s first understand what it is. In case you are just interested in the method itself, don’t hesitate to skip this part directly to the “how to” section.

What is Windows Installation Patch (KB4023057)?

If you open your Task Manager by pressing Ctrl + Shift + Esc at the same time or access the Programs and Features page by following: “Settings -> Applications -> Applications and Features” page or “Control Panel -> Programs and Features” , you may notice that the Windows patch service runs as an sedsvc.exe executable file found in the “C: Program Files repl” folder or the Windows installation fixes (x64) (KB4023057) ” or “Update for Windows 10 for x64 systems (KB4023057)” there.

Windows Patch Service or Windows Setup Patch was installed by Windows Update KB4023057.

The purpose of this service is to make reliability improvements to the components of the Windows Update service in Windows 10.

It includes files and resources that resolve issues that affect update processes in Windows 10, which could prevent important Windows updates from being installed. To be precise, these improvements make sure that the updates are installed on your device without any difficulty.

How to turn off Windows installation fix

Well, this is a service that you can easily deactivate. You can try any of the following methods to turn off Windows Setup fix.

Method # 1. Uninstall / Remove “Windows Setup Remediations” Program

  • Open Settings Start menu application. Or press WIN + I simultaneously.
  • Now the settings “applications»From the Settings app.
  • Navigate at Applications and features», Scroll down and you will see one of the following 2 programs listed: Windows installation fixes (x64) (KB4023057) Update for Windows 10 for x64 systems (KB4023057)
  • Click on the name of the program.
  • Now finally click on the Uninstall button.

Method 2. Stop and disable the Windows Patch Service process

  • hurry WIN + R together to launch the RUN dialog.
  • Type services.msc.
  • The service manager will open.
  • Now scroll down and look for Windows Patch Service (sedsvc) and Windows Update Medical Service (WaaSMedicSvc). “Windows Patch Service” is set to Automatic and continues to run in Windows 10.
  • Click on the Stop to stop the service immediately.
  • Together “Startup type” at “disabled“In the drop-down list
  • Apply the changes.
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Method 3. Deactivate or delete the task REPLACE

  • Press the Win + R keys simultaneously to launch a RUN dialog
  • Type taskschd.msc in the RUN area and press Enter.
  • This will open the Task scheduler program.
  • Click on “Task Scheduler Library“In the left sidebar and go to”Microsoft -> Windows -> repl“Folder. Search”shell”Task on the right.
  • hurry Remove to delete it.
  • Click the Yes button to confirm the action.

Method 4. Block Windows Patch Service Using Firewall

Another method of disabling this service is to prevent the executables of the service from accessing the Internet using your firewall software or the built-in Windows Firewall.

After that, services won’t be able to connect to Microsoft servers, ending the problem once and for all.

Method 5. Delete or rename the FILL folder

The last method to get rid of this problem is to delete or rename “repl“Folder present under the folder” C: Program Files “so that Windows cannot find and launch the executable files.

Final catch!

I hope you were able to figure out how to turn off the Windows installation fix. If you encounter any difficulties, please do not hesitate to comment and let us know. We will respond as soon as possible.


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