A hotfix is a single, cumulative package that includes one or more files that are used to address a problem in a software product, usually a single problem.

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After 8th April - Windows XP updates [duplicate]

There seems to be lots of chats surrounding the following question (of sorts), but I can't seem to find anything definitive, so here goes: After 8th April, will Auto Update still work for XP ...
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trying to install windows hotfix, but getting a negative exit code

I am trying to install windows-8-RT kb2771744 hotfix. I am getting a negative exit code: -2125124329 I converted that into hex: 7FDBFFE9 I looked around, I am not sure what to make of it.
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Cannot save to network drive using MS Office 2010 over SMB

I have recently installed MS Office 2010 on a Windows 7 laptop. Everything works except for saving onto the network drive using MS Office 2010 applications (Word, Excel, etc) Every time I try to ...
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Determine if Windows HotFix has been applied

I recently fixed a defect in our product by applying Microsoft hotfix. Some of our customers are still reporting that the issue remains with the hotfix applied. They are using pretty tightly ...
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How can I completely remove my Visual C++ Express installation?

I have a bunch of 'Hotfix for Visual C++ Standard 2010 Beta 1 - ENU' updates installed. As well as 1 'Hotfix for Microsoft Visual C++ Express - ENU' I have already completely uninstalled Visual C++ ...
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How can I download this hotfix from Microsoft?

This is the hotfix I'm after: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981214 They say that they will send me an email with the password, but the email they send doesn't actually include a password! (but ...
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Why doesn't hotfix password work?

I requested the hotfix downloads in this page http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970315 and Microsoft sent them to me with passwords, but they don't work. Why and what can I do to change this? I ...
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UAC elevation prompt doesn't show password prompt. Why?

Windows 7; I've got UAC turned on, but I'm not logged in as an administrator. This means that when I click 'Run as Administrator', I'm prompted for the password for the Administrator account. Until ...
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Fixing “Dirty bits not set” problem?

How do I fix the "Dirty bits not set" error if I'm using a FAT32 system? I'm aware of the fsutil tool but apparently, it doesn't do it's job well on FAT32. Is there an alternative 3rd party software ...
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Excel 2007 - “Cannot complete this task with available resources”

The problem can be found in the title. I've been using Office since a very long time. Office 2000, 2003, and now 2007. My office is the Hungarian edition, the SP2 patch have been applied through the ...
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Windows Updates Folders (With Strange Names) in C drive

I have a Windows XP Professional SP 3. In my C drive, I have a lot of folders which I do not know why they exist. Sample these names - 1da9de11ed14f5da3b6ace4e25f5 a0332ef3abcaf03e49 What are ...