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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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1answer
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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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0answers
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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 Or just to check and see which applications are outdated and need to be ...
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1answer
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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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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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Silent Java update check

How to have automatic Java updates without jusched.exe process running all the time in the background and with control when a check for the update should occur?
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3answers
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Windows automatic updates in the work place

As a home user I understand letting windows run and install updates automatically. However, in the work place could business software and updates collide thus making running them automatically a bad ...
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2answers
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Installing Google Chrome with system wide automatic updates on Microsoft Windows

Google Chrome can be an an excellent browser for locked down public terminals, as the Windows version keeps itself and its integrated Adobe Flash plugin up to date automatically and completely ...
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Windows XP Automatic Updates keeps asking for reboot

I installed updates via Automatic Updates (I have it set to "Notify but let me choose which to install"). Then I rebooted as prompted. Immediately upon logging in I received the message "You must ...
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1answer
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How to automate the installation of Microsoft's critical updates?

Is there a way to programmatically configure automatic updates to only install critical updates. I already know about the policy inf file configuration allowed by secedit.exe however nothing speaks ...
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2answers
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Disable restart after update prompt for server 2008 R2

I run server 2008 r2 as my desktop OS. I am trying to disable the annoying restart prompt that comes up after installing updates. The most I can postpone it to is 4 hours. I have tried disabling ...
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5answers
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Disable Auto-Restart Prompt after Windows Update (in Windows Vista/7)

I've mastered how to disable/delay the Automatic Restart prompt after Windows Update deems it necessary to restart my computer in XP. But, now I'm using both Windows 7 and Vista and that method no ...
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How can I stop windows from rebooting after an automatic update?

I like Windows to keep itself up to date via the automatic updates, but sometimes it does that when I'm not at the computer and it's doing something critical, like downloading the latest stack ...