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Is it really not possible to disable updates in windows 10?

This is not a question about upgrading to windows 10! I have read many times that in windows 10, you cannot disable automatic updates, which means windows 10 will download updates ...
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Will the mandatory update policy in windows 10 bring security issues?

Disclaimer: This question originated the following one: Can the mandatory update policy in windows 10 generate momentum/oportunity risk?; With the purpose to divide one broad question in two specific ...
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How to disable automatic updating of Windows 10 pro? [duplicate]

Today i install windows 10. All features is better. But i can not find the way to disable windows automatic update. In windows 8.1 or lower versions have a option to disable automatic update or ...
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After last auto update on 8.1, the Windows key does rapid auto repeat

Windows did an auto update that caused the Windows () key on my machine to do a rapid auto repeat whenever it is pressed. This causes the Start menu to flash on and off (on the screen) for several ...
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How to stop MetaTrader 4 from updating it-self?

I came across the annoying LiveUpdate popup which constantly ask me to update my version. I couldn't find any option to disable this "feature" from the settings. Any ideas?
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Windows 8.1 stuck on “Checking for updates…”

Windows 8.1 doesn't appear to be updating. When I go to check for updates, it seems to just continuously check for updates without making progress. I have left it for a few hours with no luck. I ...
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In Windows 7 date and time stamp of folder is not updated with file change nor after creating or deleting a file in folder

In Windows 7 date and time stamps of folders are not automatically updated with file change nor after creating or deleting a file in folder. Is there any way to change this?
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Custom generic update server for windows

I need a software which will run on several windows machines and frequently check for updates on a central server. I am not talking about windows updates rather I would like to define my own update ...
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Disabling Auto-Update on Chrome from `chrome://plugins`

On Google Chrome there's no GUI option (at least documented) to disable Auto Updates for the browser, if one needs to stop it they have to go through a process that involves disabling the update ...
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Formula to update cell based on user changing another cell's content

I want to know if there is a formula to update a cell in Excel with today's date when a user changes any value in the row that contains that cell OR when a user changes the value of 6 / 7 / 8 ...
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Unlist update from update list openSuse

Is there a way to stop openSuse from trying to install a particular update? Everytime I have new updates, it tries to install kernel-desktop-3.11.10-25.1 (x64) along with a newer version (currently ...
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How to automatically install updates in linux mint 17.1

I have linux mint 17.1 xfce, and I am wondering how to automatically install updates. Every time a new update is available I have to click on the mintUpdate icon on the panel and enter my password and ...
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how to get the array size in ms excel?

I would like to write a formula which returns the size of an array. something like size(A1:A50) Maybe, it seems to be strange; but it helps me when I insert some new rows in the first 50 lines and ...
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How to stop Windows from switching back to “install updates automatically”?

I have Windows Updates set to "Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them". However, Windows keeps changing back to "install updates automatically". In this post I read ...
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Turn off windows 8 update to 8.1 and delete downloaded update

Is there any possibility to turn off windows 8 update to windows 8.1? First it was asking me all the time if I want to update it, I pressed deny, now it changed the strategy and it automatically ...
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How to troubleshoot Windows 8 system update failure?

I have seen various system auto update failures such as below. But I got no idea how to troubleshoot it. The Get help with this error button is totally useless. Anyone could shed some light? ADD ...
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Limit Linux updates to certain networks

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. I mainly use my laptop when tethered to my smartphone via mobile hot spot though, so I want to limit unnecessary use of my mobile data allowance. If possible I ...
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Windows Server - turning on automatic updates, but turning off automatic restart

I have a Windows Server which is used to host a bunch of web apps. I want important updates to be automatically downloaded/installed, but I don't want the system to restart automatically after this ...
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How to disable Wuala automatic program updates?

Wuala seems to automatically update itself. This is a severe security problem because the company can push an update to all or some users stealing their passwords. This invalidates the security ...
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Windows 7: Disable automatic updates & antivirus updates on certain Wifi connection

TL;DR how do I disable automatic background updates when connected to certain WiFi network? Most of the time I'm connected to my home WiFi, so I have both Windows 7 and Avira Antivirus updates ...
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How to get charts to automatically update with new data added?

If I were to have data in excel just like the table below, and then make line charts with that data. All is well and good until I have to come back around and add rounds 11, 12, and 13 to the data. ...
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When Windows 8 installs automatic updates?

Is it possibile that windows 8, contrary to win 7, immediately installs updates after download and doesn't wait the user shutdown request? I'm using win 8 in a POS application and yesterday (after ...
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Can I change the update channel in Portable Thunderbird?

I need some explanation on how to update a Thunerbird Portable installation to beta or aurora. I tried to change the preferences in about:config, changing update.channel to aurora, but that had no ...
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make it so laptop doesn't install automatic updates while sleeping [duplicate]

If automatic updates are awaiting install and my Windows 7 computer is sleeping that computer will magically wake up and install these updates. I find this to be quite annoying and am curious if ...
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Chrome says Updates are disabled by Administrator

How to enable auto update in Chrome? I am a user with administrator rights. How can I re-enable the auto download for Google Chrome.
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Excel updating automatically

I have two excel worksheets, one for Project Officers and one for Project Managers. So we don't create more work for the project officers I would like to make it so when the POs update their spread ...
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weired windows update and restart behaviour, iis 8 stops serving until system is restarted

I have a small website on windows machine with windows server 2012 and IIS 8.There are 2 network cards one has access to internet and admin can access using the external Ip. The second card is ...
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Preventing Apple from writting files to USB drives [duplicate]

When I stick a USB drve in a Mac they write all these dot files to it. Is there a way to prevent this? Why does apple do this.
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Global Windows Software Updater

Is there a way like in Linux how you update ALL your software a way to also update ALL your Windows software at the same time? Or just to check and see which applications are outdated and need to be ...
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Why can't Java update automatically? [closed]

We've all seen the numerous reports about serious security problems related to Java. It's not really a new thing but it seems to have been more highlighted lately. Update after update have been ...
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svchost.exe Hogging CPU on Fresh XP Install

I got an ISO of Windows XP Professional with SP3 integrated from dreamspark. I burned it onto a DVD, and installed onto an old computer of mine. The first thing I did after installation was install ...
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How to turn off automatic applications updates from windows?

Is there any way to turn off automatic updates of all application in windows. Because of that my internet bill is going high. I tun off Windows, Chrome, Firefox auto update off but again some other ...
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update notifications through jenkins plugins

I am creating a build and deploy process for my android application for my company. I have completed the build process. I used ant plugin to build my application. I used two target "clean" and ...
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Will Windows 7 update if the computer is turned off at the time it is set to auto-update?

While using win7, I find a windows update function, and an action center will show at the right bottom corner of the computer notification area. I set it to auto install the important updates at 5pm ...
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How does Flash updater know there is an update?

Sometimes when I startup Windows and I'm not connected to the internet, I unexpectedly get a popup from Adobe Flash's auto updater, asking me if I want to download the new update. How does it know ...
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Automatic updates of Firefox (stable and beta) don't work on OS X

I do use Firefox stable, beta, aurora and nightlies on OS X 10.7.*. While automatic updates work as expected with aurora and nightly builds they don't work, and never have, with stable and beta ...
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Check whether Windows Updates are being installed

I have a powershell script that’s used by the IT support department for remotely installing software on workstations. The script supports the installation of multiple products (one after another)and ...
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Generic automated updating of desktop applications

Is there an application that will silently update a local folder containing all the files in a web directory? Or even better, if there is a .zip file, it will extract the files into the specified ...
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java update via windows task scheduler

I want to get rid of always-running jusched.exe, and update java periodically using windows task scheduler. Is it possible? My system: Windows 8 x64, Java 32-bit
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How can I prevent Ask Toolbar and Ask Toolbar Updater from installing when jucheck installs an update? [duplicate]

I know about Can I permanently prevent Java security updates from installing Yahoo Toolbar?, but the accepted answer (use offline installer) keeps the Java auto-update (jucheck.exe) from downloading, ...
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How to allow Dropbox to auto-update by adding an exception to ESET firewall?

I am using ESET Smart Security v5.2.9.1 and Dropbox at Windows 7 x64. The problem that I am facing is that every time Dropbox wants to auto-update, it downloads an updater file that has different ...
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Stop Windows 7 from forcefully shutting itself down when waiting to update

I have had this happen to me twice now. I'll be in the middle of working on something that has resulted in me not rebooting my machine for several days. If Windows 7 is waiting to install updates ...
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Cascade file name changes on links in Windows 7

When making a link in Windows 7, is there a way to have name changes cascade to all links of the file? So if I have a file called: Interest.PDF and make a few links in other folders, but then I later ...
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How do I get Java Available Update *Notification* (jucheck.exe) to run on its own without prompting for “run as administrator” permission first? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Selectively disabling UAC for specific programs on Windows 7 When I start up my machine, after a short while, the entire screen is dimmed with a brighter pop-up window ...
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Automatic update of debian

I have a parc of identical debian wheezy machines. They are competely identical hardware & software except the IP address and some VPN keys. I want to update these machines completely ...
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Is there any feature where the Apps in the Windows Store update themselves when there is an update?

Is it possible for the apps in the Windows Store to update themselves whenever an update is found? This could be very useful as one cannot go to AppStore every time and look for updates. Auto Update ...
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Slideshow with automatic update

A slideshow that displays lists, taken from a spreadsheet, is to be run the whole day, looping continuously. Whenever the data in that spreadsheet changes, the slideshow should pick these changes up ...
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Windows Defender Update KB915597 (Definition 1.135.415.0) > BSOD > Computer No Longer Starts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A Windows Update Prevented Live Discs From Working? First off I'll state my system specs. Acer Aspire M1100 Windows Vista Home Basic 32bit OEM 2 Gigs of DDR2 ram ...
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How to remove Oracle and Adobe updaters from autostart?

Just because I use Java, Flash and the Acrobat Reader doesn't mean I want to be nagged about new updates every time I just want to do something actually productive... There are no registry keys like ...
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how to turn off Windows Live automatic updating?

I'm running Win 7 home edition. I have turned off automatic updates. But today I just opened Windows Movie Maker and after sometime I got a message saying windows live updates are ready to be ...