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Tenda F303 not working after firmware upgrade

I have a tenda F303 and I needed to port forward a game but on the internet I seen that I need to upgrade the firmware to port forward and some more things.I opened www.tendacn.com and I searched my ...
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Unable to download OS 10.11 El Capitain

It tried to download it but it always fails. I have plenty of room on my disk. It's a MacBook Pro 2013 running OSX Yosemite 10.10.5. First of all, it says it is going to take 1.5 days to complete. ...
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Windows 10 won't give me any control over when to install updates, or when to restart

Windows 10 is driving me crazy. I've noticed this appears to be a problem for a lot of users and I'm aware that this question has been answered on here before. I have tried the solutions provided ...
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AMD970 Hardware Compatibility Issue

I'm out of finals and now trying to design and build a computer. And I am making some progress. Here's the problem I am running into during the design. I was going to ask the same question this guy ...
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Can I monitor Windows 10 update sharing feature?

Is it possible to monitor updates shared by the Windows 10 update sharing feature? I'm interested in the number of shared updates and especially their size (corresponding to saved bandwith). ...
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checksetup.pl issue while updating bugzilla to 5.0.3

I have a problem with updating to Bugzilla 5.0.3. The problem is when I try to run checksetup.pl and this is the output that I get : Updating old chart storage format... Updating old charting data ...
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Get the last Microsoft published update, within a script [duplicate]

I have a Powershell script that I use to monitor several machines. Among elements checked, I have the installed Windows OS and the last update installed using : $listeMAJ = Get-HotFix -ComputerName ...
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How to know from what microsoft package/update a .dll file comes from?

There are plenty of specific missing X.dll requests here. I would like to know how to get where does a .dll file should come from, especially a microsoft .dll. I have a missing assembly error on my ...
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Computer throwing an error after installing updates

E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) What does the error code mean and how can I fix it? I ran these commands down below. apt-get update apt-get dist-upgrade Update ...
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cannot switch on the microsoft update?

I haven't turned on the windows 7 box for about 9 months. When I try to check the updates, it is supper slow. So I turned of the update other Microsoft product option in windows update -> Change ...
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How to remove all the apt-get packages and updates since installation in Ubuntu 14.04?

Iam working on a new project and i some what messed things up in the operating system and i unnecessarily installed and updates some packages.So i cant figure out which packages i installed,so i have ...
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Windows 7 - Failure Configuring Windows Updates Reverting Changes Hang / stuck

I've done a clean install of Windows 2 weeks ago, and got 235 updates yesterday, it took roughly 2.5 hours to download them all. When I booted back up today it was "Preparing to configure Windows" ...
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Grub does not pick up new kernels (was: How to update Fedora's kernel)

In a seemingly endless quest to get Vagrant working I am trying to update Fedora. Vagrant needs VirtualBox, VirtualBox needs kernel sources, and kernel sources are only available for the latest kernel ...
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Unsure of outcome of nvidia driver update

I wanted to update my graphics card driver, so I downloaded the latest version from nvidia and installed it (didn't uninstall or do anything to the driver already on my computer). However, when I go ...
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Upgrade Latest Git Version from x86 to 64bit on Windows

I want to update git version on my PC.The current git version is 1.9.5.msysgit.1 and the path is C:\Program Files(x86)\Git I downloaded latest git (2.8.2) for 64bit. When I click install .exe file, ...
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Can't boot neither from hard drive, nor from flash drive after system update (stuck on NVDAStartup: Official)

I tried to update my System to El Capitan. After the required reboot, my Mac won't boot. It boots till the middle of the loading bar and then it stops. As there is no important data on it, I created ...
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Flash player updates: auto-updating shuts off by itself

I have observed on various Macs running El Capitan that although the update setting for flash player "Allow Adobe to install updates" is selected, which is also the recommended security setting, after ...
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Can't reinstall some removed windows 7 updates

I have removed some important windows updates (such as KB3139852) and want to reinstall them. But the update cannot be found again after clicking check for update. It just showed no important updates ...
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How to update google chrome portable

I use Google chrome portable (so I can transfer cookies between PC's using my USB drive) and I'm getting notifications saying I need to update chrome, but doesn't give an option for chrome portable, ...
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Can't stop automatic Thunderbird updates (TB & LIghtning incompatible)

It seems Thunderbird (currently 38.6.0 on Windows 8.1 64bit on an Acer laptop) is still automagically updating itself, although I've already set the update policy from "ask" to "never". Not ...
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Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 – in-app update still not coming?

You can see that Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 was made available on March 30: March 30, 2016 Today, we are happy to announce the release of Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 But unlike ...
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Convert a (-ve) number to a (+ve) or absolute

How do I update a field in a SQL table to change a neg to a pos. (Multiply *-1) I have some data that was loaded using a mapper tool. Unfortunately the data should have been - and was +. The software ...
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MS Updates and WSUS Updates

I run the command below and it shows Title and lastDeploymentChangeTime $Searcher.Search("IsInstalled=1").Updates | ft LastDeploymentChangeTime, Title And it will list Date and Title : ...
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there is not updates in my WSUS for window server 2012

i have WSUS configured in Windows server 2008 . and i have mix environment of window 7 ,server 2008 ,2003 and Server 2012 . but i did't seen any updates in WSUS for window server 2012 .in wsus ...
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Why does Kaspersky Internet Security 2016 not update on Windows 10?

I have recently installed on my Windows 10 Pro computer the Kaspersky Internet Security 2016 (version 16.0.0.614(e)). Kaspersky issued the following message right after the installaion, then began ...
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Why am I not able to apply the update “KB2670838” to my computer?

Background: I am trying to run the game "Leo's Fortune" on my computer. It shows the error: "Could not update DXGI factory! Try updating your Windows system." To try and solve this problem, listening ...
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Why does some software not update itself? [closed]

I would like to know why some software doesn't have an update option? Programs like for example "Steelseries Engine", "HwInfo", "VirtualBox" do not update themselves. When they notify me about a new ...
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After installing Debian, can't update

I tried editing the sources.list file to update the repo but it didn't work. Here is my list atm: # # deb cdrom:[Debian GNU/Linux 8.3.0 _Jessie_ - Official amd64 lxde-CD Binary-1 $ deb ...
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My Windows 10 is downloading update files. How to stop it immediately?

My Windows 10 is downloading update files. How to stop it immediately? I could not find any stop button.
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Screen goes black during update installation

About 5-10 seconds after clicking on the "install now" button, the screen goes black, and stays black until I have to restart the computer through the button on the cabinet. Any solution ?
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Elementary OS Upgrade error

I have Elementary OS Freya (Ubuntu 14.04) and I want to upgrade to wily (Ubuntu 15.10). It says that an upgrade is available: Then I get this window: and I click Upgrade. And then this error ...
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centos upgrade openssl - CVE-2016-0800 - drown attack

Because of recent vulnerabilities discovered in old openssl versions I have to upgrade it. But there is no current Version in the Centos Repositories... Is there a trustworthy repository out there ...
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Dell 1545 running Windows 7 home premium 64bit

I'm using Windows update to download and install Windows 10. After completely downloading and beginning to install, it failed with error code 80070490. I looked up code did as instructed - ...
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Microsoft update (MSU) does not find updates for other Microsoft products (e.g. Office) after MSU update

This post relates to an earlier thread of mine to fix a problem with Microsoft Update (MSU) during which I had to re-install MSU under Windows 7, 64bit, SP1. I installed this Microsoft update to fix ...
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Attempting to Install MSU hotfixes results in “Searching for updates on this computer…” to last forever

I am attempting to install two hotfixes manually from Microsoft - one addresses the svchost.exe extreme memory usage problem, and the other addresses the slow Windows Update problem. This system is a ...
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Do I have to update Windows 7 if all I use it for is Steam? [closed]

I am mostly an Ubuntu user, I have a Windows 7 Home partition for nothing except: Steam and GOG games Updating the BIOS (if I have to and cannot do so from Ubuntu) Presumably I do not need to keep ...
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Can I install all Adobe updates and just reboot at the end?

I found a post detailing how to upgrade Adobe Acrobat Pro 8.0.0 to 8.3.1. It involves downloading 13 different patches, and it says you have to reboot after installing each patch. I imagine that ...
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Two Win10 computers, both up to date, run different builds

I have two computers, one laptop and one desktop. I upgraded my laptop to Windows 10 (from Win7 OEM) a few months ago using the Media Creation Tool. I have now just done an in-place upgrade upgrade on ...
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SonarQube Server end of an update process

during a CI process,after a SonarQube Scanner analisys, we must produce some reports using fresh analisys result data. SonarQube stores analisys results data asynchronously but we have to know if a ...
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Is there an easy way to update all (most) extensions at once?

So I didn't use Visual Studio for a while and noticed there are quite a few updated components/extensions: While updating one or two extensions is rather quick, this feels very tedious with ...
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Error creating mklink on SoftwareDistribution folder

I'm trying to create mklink for Windows 10 updates to be stored in my HDD instead of SSD where Windows are installed. I use net stop wuauserv command to stop the service and mklink /j ...
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update bios for Dell 6230 is not happening

I wanted to upgrade to A15 BIOS on my Dell Latitude E6230 and downloaded the installer from the Dell Website. The installer launches correctly and displays the current version, the update versions ...
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VirtualBox Win7 Windows Update unusably slow

Problem: 190 Important windows updates take ~10hours to install, then fail, then take ~10 hours to roll back. Tried 3x. Now I'm doing 10 updates at a time, about 2.5hours each set. Environment: Win7 ...
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Java 8.60 - 8.71 Update can install a Helper Tool - how to uninstall this tool?

Java's 8.71 updater prompts to install a "Helper Tool". I mistakenly allowed the "Helper Tool" to install, thinking it was necessary for Java's install. I'm not sure what it is, but rumor has it ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit Windows updates stuck on pending

I have a issue where several updates, 13 at last count, are stuck at pending and haven't successfully installed. This problem started on 18th December and the last pending update was 19th January. ...
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Why Message Windows could not finish installing updates?

when I boot my windows 10.1 computer a side message briefly appears that says Windows could not finish installing updates. However when I click on it for more information windows update states it is ...
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updating Windows 7 without activation [closed]

I wonder either it is really impossible to update Windows (Win 7 in my case) without having activated it (i.e. with no product key available) or if the activation is just recommended for doing this ...
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How do I do live display of a log file from FTP server? [closed]

I have a device that logs movement with a sensor and (via PHP) sends the log file to the FTP server every 10 seconds. The device essentially POSTs a message to a PHP script which then modifies the ...
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Windows update error 80072EE2 connecting to WSUS

We have a new HP Elitebook 8440p with Windows 7 Pro 64-bit we are deploying on our network. It can run Windows Updates just fine across the Internet; however, when I point it to get Windows Update via ...
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How to get Windows 7 updates from new DVD to your old Windows

After installing Windows 7 Ultimate it seems hard to get updates online because of internet speed issues. I've got new DVD of Windows with new updates. Can I extract these updates from DVD to my old ...