Windows Update - How do you keep hidden updates and updates to software that isn't installed from appearing?

First issue.  Microsoft Silverlight keeps unhiding itself.  I've hidden it at least twice since I reinstalled Windows 7 a few months ago and it's annoying.

 

Second issue.  How do I prevent Windows Update from providing updates for software that isn't installed?  I installed Microsoft office with only Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook yet it's displaying updates to PowerPoint and PowerPoint Viewer which I expressly did not install.  Again, it's annoying to have to tick off updates to software that isn't even installed on my machine.

 

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Last updated April 13, 2018 Views 1,076 Applies to:
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