The process of updating system software or installed software to a later or newer version; usually adding extra features or functionality.

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Updating Netbeans to 8 without losing my projects?

I downloaded the latest version of Netbeans (the 8th version), and I was wondering : How to install Netbeans 8 without losing all my Netbeans made with 7.1.2 ? Will I have any problems if I simply ...
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Software updates on low permission users

What I am looking for: Allowing my software to automatically update without administrator account and keeping it to the standard methods. The software setup The software is installed at: Program ...
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How to update Mac's system Python

I'm on Mavericks at the moment, and i want to update the Python system's version (2.7.5) to the latest (2.7.7) from http://www.python.org, because i want to install pygame. What i have to do? I would ...
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The Software Update tool shows already installed updates

The Software Update tool shows already installed updates. I already installed them a few times, clicking either the 'Update All' button or the individual 'Update' buttons. The apps are: Keynote, ...
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Ubuntu Trusty Tahr Software Center requires files to be removed before installing new software

Screenshot of issue: Here is a full bug report I filed 7 hours ago in Launchpad: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/software-center/+bug/1327169 When I try to install any software from the ...
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Is there a way to get software out of a computer running windows 4?

Our lab uses a computer that runs windows 4 (ancient I know) to run specialized equipment. The software we want is rsview32, it runs a program that controls our specialized equipment. We would like to ...
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Why did Microsoft chose Tuesday for patching security holes? [closed]

I was wondering why did Microsoft chose Tuesday for patching security holes in Windows? Why not any other day? Or why not just release the patch as soon as it is fixed to protect users? Is there any ...
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How can updating the Java Runtime fix page freezes in IE on a website that has NO Java Applets in it?

We have a product written as an ASP.NET website deployed at over 70 sites. Recently, one site reported an issues where IE8/9 browsers would hang at certain post-back points, and would require the ...
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Why is OS X 10.9.2 update from Mac App Store smaller than the one from Apple website?

I currently use OS X 10.9.1. The size of the OS X 10.9.2 update from App Store is ~460MB, while it is ~869MB (delta or combo) from the site. It matters to me because I have to install it on various ...
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How to get Windows Update to also update installed MS programs and not only the operating system?

I have installed Visual Studio 2012 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 on my Windows 7 system. How can I set Windows Update to update these applications (and all installed Microsoft programs) as well as ...
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Sony VAIO update does not show new updates

I have a strange problem. I am using VAIO Pro 13 with Win 8 and when I run VAIO update, no new updates are found. But if I manually check sony driver download page, there are multiple newer versions ...
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Problems That Could Arise From Using “Pirated” Windows (any version) Mounted/Burned, Gotten From Bittorrents? [closed]

Not to say that I would do such a thing, but let's say someone decided to use bittorrents to download a free copy of Windows operating system (any one of them at all). What are, if any, some common ...
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Why does Apple Software Update think that I have iTunes installed, even though I don't?

I have a Windows PC. Somehow, Apple Software Update thinks that I have iTunes installed and offers me updates for it. However, I have never installed iTunes on this PC. I have a couple questions: ...
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Is it possible to install XCode 5 on Mac mini?

I have a Mac mini with OS version 10.7.5. Software Update says there are no updates available. But to install XCode 5 version 10.8.4 is needed. Is it possible to still install XCode 5 on Mac?
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Bluetooth Paired But Not Connected

I was trying to connect my bluetooth headset to my laptop so that I can play music from the build-in speaker and play skype chat from the headset and it won't interfere each other. However, I wasn't ...
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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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HP simplepass latest version

can someone give me a link to the very latest version of HP simplepass software. I can't get the icon away from my firefox installation. It keeps popping up every time I completely shut down my pc ...
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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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Gentoo Upgrading

I have times were my PC catches dust (i.e. for months it sits in the corner, unplugged). Traditionally I have a gentoo installed and I like it very much in general. The only problem is, that once I do ...
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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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freebsd-update patches custom /boot/kernel/kernel which breaks remote access

I am running freebsd-update from time to time on my FreeBSD 9.0 system. I have a custom kernel installed and running and, according to a tip from the FreeBSD documentation (Freebsd Update (section ...
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How to see what changed in Windows Store apps?

Is there any way to see "change logs" of my Windows Store applications when they come up as available for updates? I can't seem to get any information about what actually changed in several of my ...
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How to resume download of ipad firmware update [closed]

I have an iPad 2, and I would like to update to iOS 6. But every time I pause the download in iTunes, the download gets reset to zero kB. I don't have a stable internet connection, so it's impossible ...
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CentOS : Dependency Resolution Errors

I had been using Ubuntu for quite sometime and recently installed CentOS and getting the below error when I update using yum. How do I resolve such errors? Dependency Resolution Errors: Package: ...
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Advice on in place upgrade of Windows 7 to Windows 8

I have two machines running Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, one workstation and one laptop. Both about two years old but fairly powerful and with SSD disks. (But not with UEFI BIOS) I am considering ...
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Automated updates in Linux is a good idea? [closed]

We all know that keeping a web server updated is very important to avoid bugs and been hacked. I had experiences where an update broke an application: say you have a site running fine with PHP 5.2 ...
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iTunes not installing: Partially downloaded

I can't update iTunes and I'm stuck now. When I run software update, it says that there's an update about iTunes: 10.6.3 (176.9MB) And it says "iTunes: Partially downloaded (0%)" at the bottom of the ...
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How do I cancel software updates that are downloading on Mountain Lion

I have installed Mountain Lion. Software Update has now been integrated in to the App Store application. I clicked the Update button to start downloading software updates for the OS, but now I see ...