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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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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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How to turn off automatic applications updates from windows?

Is there any way to turn off automatic updates of all applications in windows? Because of that my internet bill is going high. I turned off Windows updates, Chrome and Firefox auto updates and yet ...
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How can I get rid of Installation files for Windows 10?

I'm not interested in "upgrading" to the new Windows 10 because of privacy issues. However, I can't delete those pesky downloaded files that eat a lot of space in my SSD drive. Is there a way to ...
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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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Microsoft Word: Create a list of policies that automatically displays the date they were amended

I am trying to organise an organisations's policies and procedures, and I would like to create a master list of the policies that would automatically show the date each policy was last amended. Is it ...
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Where does windows 10 download its update files to

I have automatic updates turned on in windows 10. So I presume windows 10 automatically downloads and installs these updates for me. My questions are as follows: Where (which directory) do these ...
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Change default reboot time for Windows 10 update

I'm wondering if anyone knows how to change the default time which Windows 10 - Windows Update schedules my PC to reboot? I most often just send my PC to sleep (or it does it automatically on ...
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Can we disable windows update through services.msc [duplicate]

Can we able to disable the Windows 10 automatic update by disabling the wuauserv in services.msc? And also please confirm whether disabling the wuauserv will affect the system?
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to automate driver update from a folder for all devices on Windows?

I have a Dell Laptop, and the drivers has been installed with Windows 7. I downloaded a package with specific and updated drivers. I would like to install all drivers found in this folder. In the ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 do I prevent Firefox from autoupdating?

Their new fangled update schedule is highly problematic. I am using Ubuntu GNU/Linux.
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How can I get Firefox to update when it thinks it is already running?

I am stuck on v7.0.1 of Firefox on Windows 7 because each time it restarts it gets the following error: The update could not be installed. Please make sure there are no other copies of Firefox ...
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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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How to automatically call sequences of 1) windows update and 2) restart until no new update found?

I found on our site this solution but that is not fully automatically - i.e. I call 1) Windows Updates, then 2) Restart, then 3) Log in, then do the boring loop 1-2-3 again and again manually. I seek ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...