Repeated Prompt For Update

My computer isn't updating daily like it should. The only update offer that i receive is for kb890830. I've checked my update history and it shows that the update has been successful, but it continues everyday. I've also tried deselected the update so the prompting will discontinue, but even then, it's still giving me problems. I filed an incident report and was told to do the following (see below) - which i did, but even that didn't help. Can anyone offer some advice? 

It's getting very annoying! This issue could be also caused if the specific registry branch is corrupted. At this time, please refer to the following steps to troubleshoot the issue. Step 1: backup the registry. As we need to modify some registry keys to troubleshoot this issue, let’s perform the following steps to backup the current registry first. 1. Click start, click run, type regedit, and click ok. 2. Select my computer (the root node) in the left pane, click export under the file menu, choose "all" under export range, select desktop in the save in box, type backup in file name, and then click save.

Please note: the backup file is on the desktop and named backup. Reg. We can simply restore the registry by double-clicking the backup. Reg file. After we have completed the troubleshooting and the issue has been resolved, we can delete this file. 3. Close the registry editor. Step 2: restore the relevant registry key.

1. Click start, run, type: notepad c:fix. Reg and press enter. Choose yes when you are prompted.

2.copy the following commands and then paste them into the opened notepad window. Windows registry editor version 5. 00 [hkey_local_machinesoftwaremicrosoftremovaltools] 

3. After pasting the above commands, please close the notepad window. Choose yes when you are prompted to save the file.

4. Click start, run, type: c:fix. Reg and press enter to run the commands we have pasted.

5. A dialog box will pop-up saying "are you sure you want to add the information in c:fix. Reg to the registry?". Click yes on this dialog box6. Reboot the machine.

7. After the machine reboots, please install the latest version of kb890830 again by the following direct link. 

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