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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How to update or retrieve software for my webcam?

How can I update or retrieve the software needed to run the integrated webcam on my HP Pavilion laptop? I lost access to the original program for it after switching out my hard drive. Or can I install ...
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Any tool to update system fonts automatically?

Is there any tool to check the last available version of installed fonts and try to update them if a new version is available?
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mintupdate attempts to install already installed program updates

I'm currently running Linux Mint 17.3, or Rosa. For a while now my mintupdate client continuously tries to update programs that had already been successfully updated, and I'm rather puzzled why it ...
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Error when trying to update Oracle linux server 6.4

I have downloaded this oracle linux VM: Pre-built Virtual Machine for SOA Suite and BPM Suite 11g http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/soasuite/learnmore/vmsoa-172279.htmlI In order to ...
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Software to clean windows junk file [closed]

I'm looking for any free software or way around to clean junk files and make more space available in Windows drive. Using Windows 10
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How to install MSI or exe from Admin machine to other multiple machines?

First, I am very new in this.. This is a very newbie question but I dent know that's by I am going to ask this question... Hi, I have my software exe and MSI both and want to setup like I install ...
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Oracle SQL Developer update

I am trying to update my Oracle SQL Developer 4.1.2.20. When I select components such as MySQL JDBC Driver or Perforce Extension then I am asked to log in using my Oracle Web Account. This is when ...
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How to automatically update all Third party software in Windows?

My Windows has several software and they pop up at different time asking for updates and that's really annoying, because many demand restarting. I'd like to be able to update all the software just ...
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Update levels for Linux Mint, synaptic versus the command line

I came to Linux as an winXP refugee, and I'd prefer not to get deeper into the nuts and bolts than I have to. I am fairly comfortable with the command line (I'm an old geezer who worked on several ...
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OS X El Capitan stuck on Beta without Software Update

I have an issue with OS X El Capitan. I just noticed in "About this Mac" that my version is "10.11 Beta (15A279b)" but in Software Update I have no option to upgrade to GM. Should I just download ...
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Ways to manage & automate Chromium updates?

Here I am specifically asking about Chromium and not Google Chrome. What are the differences between Google Chrome and Chromium (especially with respect to privacy)? Google Chrome {closed source} ...
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Why does my D-Link DSL-2730U router claim the firmware update “contains an illegal image”?

I have a D-Link router. Its software (firmware) causes a lot of problems so I try to update it. My router model is DSL-2730U so I downloaded the original firmware from this site: ...
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Does Chocolatey check whether a program is already the latest version before attempting to upgrade?

Previously titled: "Does Chocolatey know when a program updates itself?" Assume that I have installed a program such as Google Chrome or Telegram via Chocolatey: choco install googlechrome choco ...
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allow users to install certain software on a certified flashdrive without admin access

I have a couple users that have no admin access and are not connected to any network. The problem is sometimes they need software updates and/or new software. And I would like to sent up a ...
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Software Update Permissions error

This is a really weird one. Anytime I try to update any OSX items via System Update I get a bizarre permissions error. The screenshots tell the story... Here is my attempt to run the update: Here ...
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Trying to upgrade openSUSE 13.1 GNOME 3.10 (default) to 3.12 downgrades packages

I'm trying to upgrade my GNOME desktop from 3.10 to 3.12. 3.10 is the default GNOME version in openSUSE 13.1 that I'm using. https://en.opensuse.org/GNOME_repositories says it is fine to upgrade ...
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Share OSX Yosemite updates over a network

We have about 7 networked Macs running Yosemite in an area with very poor broadband. When running the app store updates for just system applications all machine are trying to download them and ...
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Where can I find OpenVPN Connect for Windows? [closed]

A few months ago, I have installed a program called "OpenVPN Connect" (from OpenVPN Technologies) and I wanted to check if there were any recent updates, but I couldn't find any trace of that program ...
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Why do people still make 32 bit software [closed]

Why do companies like Microsoft still make 32 bit operating systems, when everyone have at least a dual core CPU? Why do software developers release 32 bit versions? I want to know this since I don't ...
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Start Firefox update (nightly) without actually starting firefox [duplicate]

I'm running a nightly version of Firefox (aptly called "Nightly"), and there's a problem. Given this is a nightly release, one of the recent updates, pretty much make Firefox unusable - it'll crash ...
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Switch Server to use GCC version 4.8.1

I'm banging my head against a wall, I followed the instructions detailed here: http://superuser.com/a/677640 When I ran yum install devtoolset-2-gcc-4.8.1 devtoolset-2-gcc-c++-4.8.1 this was the ...
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Cannot update or download Chrome [closed]

I run Win 7 64 and use Chrome as my usual browser. It got out of date and impossible to update, due to inconsistent Google update group policy settings. I finally deleted it, tried to reinstall, but ...
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How to turn off notification about available updates in Modern-UI apps?

When I start any Windows 8.1 Modern-UI app, it may notify me that the app need update. Thus, to use it I have to update the app, but this is troublesome if I don't want to update the app (at that ...
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Windows Installed Updates - Remove grouping by program [duplicate]

Background In Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features > Installed Updates one can view all updates, sorting them by date installed. However, these updates are grouped by program before being ...
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I have trouble on installing 64bit windows 8.1 on my laptop

I have a disc image of an installer for 64 bit windows 8.1. I mount it and it displays the content. I double click on the "set-up" application and it does not run. It says "This app can not run on ...
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What are the rationales behind that Java does not overwrite / remove its older updates after each update?

Can I uninstall the older updates? Regarding updates, I am referring to those Update 1, Update 2, e.g. Java 7 Update 1, Java 7 Update 2, and so on. I am speaking with respect to Java for Windows.
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Automatic Deployment role in sccm2012R2

I'm configuring some Automatic deployment rule in SCCM2012R2 .After specifying product updates ,the wizard noticed that just first 1000 update will deployed .So I divided updates in two rules .now I ...
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Updating system drivers on Win 8 [closed]

I hope this isn't the wrong place to ask this, but if it is I apologize ahead and will close the thread ASAP. I have an Asus G73Jw with Windows 8.1 and I was looking into make it run faster/more ...
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Has there ever been software that has been perfect first time round? [closed]

I was debating whether or no it is best to release software and then get feedback and then do updated versions (1.1, 1.0.1 etc.) or work and work so there only has to be version 1. Then I thought, ...
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How do Microsoft hotfixes actually work?

I don't get how Microsoft hotfixes work in practice. Hypothetical example: Imagine a simple app – just one file, CoolApp.exe. Hotfix1 is released to resolve an issue. Later on, Hotfix2 is released to ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...