Unable to update SSMS to latest version: a previous update required a reboot for ODBC driver

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SSMS was ignoring the color I'd chosen for Operators (the default color is almost invisible against a black background) so I downloaded the latest version of SSMS to see if this feature was working there. But the update is terminated with the error that a previous update required a reboot for the ODBC driver.  But I've rebooted several times since last updating SSMS.  How to get past this obstacle?

 

P.S. This poster had a similar issue: How to fix endless reboot loop installing Microsoft ODBC Driver 17 - - Microsoft Community

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