I have an update that fails all the time. After manually updating my printer driver only to get the "already up to date" message from the HP driver updater software, I did some research. Turns out the driver issue is a ghost update. This means windows is trying to update the driver, but the driver is already up to date. The fix is to hide the update. But that's the catch. You can't get to the old Windows update UI to do this. Even the link in Internet Explorer goes to the metro "settings" page for Windows update. And that page does not have the option to hide updates. I found the registry edits to enable it, but regedit doesn't allow you to modify those reg keys. There has to be something you can do other than just watching the update fail every day several times.
Where's the magic fix.
The update I'm seeing fail is "Hewlett-Packard - Imaging - Null Print - HP Deskjet 3520 series"