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Comodo Antivirus - Fails to update signature database

I am using Comodo Internet Security including Antivirus v5.8.213334.2131 Free version. Virus signature database v 25399. OS Windows XP Sp3 I am trying to update this signature online. It downloads ...
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can't run windows update, error 0x8024800c

I've just installed windows 7 home premium 64bit on my Asus K55vd laptop. The error 0x8024800c. I can't seem to perform any of the windows updates. I'm able to connect to the Internet without issues. ...
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Windows 10 Update with Windows Server Update Services

The Windows 10 Clients in my infrastructure don't Update with the local Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) in my network. I created for the Windows 10 Clients a Group Policy which is configuring ...
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MacOS doesn't download the “Yelda 6.0.1” update

I'm using "MacOS 10.12 Beta 2" and the App Store can not download the voice update. How can can I fix that?
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Is it generally recommended to use driver management software to update all obsolete drivers? [on hold]

I installed driver management software (Driver Reviver) and I see dozens of drivers (PCI-E drivers etc.) that are obsolete/outdated. My system currently runs without any major issues and I feel like ...
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Strange certificates when updating with etckeeper in ArchLinux

I just updated my arch distro and got this: create mode 120000 ca-certificates/extracted/cadir/02756ea4.0 create mode 120000 ca-certificates/extracted/cadir/2c11d503.0 create mode 120000 ca-...
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How to update MYSQL-version on Raspian

I installed MYSQL 5.5.44 on Raspbian using this command line: sudo apt-get install mysql-server But I'm needing at least MYSQL 5.7.8. The version 5.7.13 might be better, so ... how to get this ...
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How to only modify data in table of microsoft access through update queries

I am quite new to Microsoft Access and would appreciate if someone can help me with this. I would like to modify data in table of microsoft access through update queries only but also prevent the ...
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How do I remove old Ubuntu update files from /boot?

How do I remove old Ubuntu update files from /boot? I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have done several updates. Now, when I try to update I get the message, “not enough free disk space.” There are 5 Zip ...
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Windows Update stuck at searching for updates, MSU also stuck at Searching for updates in Win7 [duplicate]

Yesterday I clean-installed Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with my own legit license key, on my Dell Inspiron 1440 laptop. No issues so far, except some serious, frustrating Windows Update issues. Also, I had ...
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How to check if Windows 10 have latest updates? [duplicate]

Sometime it is unclear if updates are installed and if they installed successfully, because sometime updating process freezing on different stages, sometime I have to turn off computer, cause can't ...
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Windows 10 Enterprise - Windows Update Can't Find Update 1511

My computer is running Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows Update refuses to download and install the version 1511 update. I've tried to press "Search for updates" multiple times, but it still keeps ...
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“No version for 'optional' dependency…” when updating Solaris 11.3 on Intel hardware

I'm having trouble updating Solaris 11.3. The problems below show up on both a DL360 G5 hardware (dual Xeons), and a VM guest (Core i7). The Solaris installations use Sun's image, and I did not ...
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One of my three monitors refuses to go into power saving mode after recent Windows update

Very weird situation. I have this Windows 8.1 desktop with 3 monitors. The power setting in CP is to show password protected screensaver after 5 minutes of inactivity, and then turn all of them off ...
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Windows 7 service pack 1 does not get installed

I must install windows 7 service pack 1, for that I go to control panel and from "windows update" when I select service pack 1 update, I get the following message for long time and nothing happens. ...
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Can't update to Fedora 24?

I'm trying to upgrade my Fedora 23 instance to Fedora 24, and I'm following Fedora's instructions. When I type sudo dnf system-update reboot, my computer reboots. It loads as usual, with the little ...
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Will Windows Reset PC remove windows update and/or drivers?

My PC is running a little slow so I wanted to Reset using the Windows 10 reset feature. Will doing this remove Windows updates or drivers I've installed up to that point?
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Android Studio update and restart doesn't wok

I use Android Studio 2.0.0. There's a new version 2.1.2 available. Every time I open Android Studio, I see a new update is available, and there is a option called update and restart. When I click ...
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Are there real reasons to NOT upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10? [closed]

Windows 10 offers some advancements over Windows 7. Windows 10 also contains some serious disadvantages when compared to Windows 7. Two of the most frequent complaints regarding Windows 10 are: In ...
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My WD Passport Ultra 1TB is registering the CORRECT password as invalid

I really need help from someone who has more knowledge about WD external hard disks. The story goes like this: Everything was fine until 2 days ago when my WD Passport Ultra 1TB suddenly refused to ...
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Outlook/Hotmail cant send group emails since the update

Since the Outlook update last month, I try to send a group email but this no longer works I get a message: 'Error: The message can't be sent right now. Please try again later.' All other emails send ...
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Windows 10 update to 1511 installation fails

I'm having problems updating to the Windows 10 November Update (1511) with an error saying "Something Happened" I've tried to update using Windows Update Media Creation Tool Tech Bench ISO I've ...
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Windows 7 replaced my image with its cached thumbnail of that image… can I recover it?

So frustrating. I have a huge 700MB tiff file. I edited it for an hour. I saved my edits and closed it. Windows showed the older version of the image in its thumbnail. I googled for a fix. Someone ...
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If Windows 10 (Upgraded from Windows 7) can be activated after Windows free upgrade offer ends?

I want to know if the Windows 10 can be installed and activated on PC on which Windows 10 was once activated by digital entitlement, after upgrading to Windows 10 from Windows 7, even after the ...
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Is it really necessary to restart the PC after an update? [duplicate]

This question came to my mind mostly because I rarely restart my Linux laptop, so I wondered if this has any negative consequences. Updating is basically just patching applications, so I could imagine ...
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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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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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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 The ...
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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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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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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 cdrom:[...
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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 ?