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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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how to update Office 2010 to service pack 2 when the version number is a pre-release version number

I need to update my office 2010 to service pack 2 but the update gives me a message "not the version expecting" I looked up my version (14.0.4734.1000) and found it's a version prior to the original ...
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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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HP laptop update stuck

My laptop went to a blue screen saying it was updating and to not turn my computer off. Well I ended up turning it off and it said 'failure configuring windows updates. Reverting changes. Do not turn ...
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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 ...
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Windows Update does not display update notifications (Windows 7)

After performing a significant amount of research and reading posts on other sites, I have concluded that many Windows 7 systems are not displaying Windows Update notifications when updates become ...
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Windows 10 forced into safe mode

This morning, I got a message for an update in Windows 10, and scheduled it for later. After it updated, I came back home to see that it was only displaying on one monitor and the resolution was low. ...
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No windows 7 updates after installing SP1 [duplicate]

I have several machines that I am restoring for friends but I'm having a problem with windows 7 updates. I can receive and install updates all the way up to and including SP1 but as soon as SP1 is ...
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Need Information about “Package Update Process”

When i issue the command "yum update" as root under CentOS, all updates will be installed. But what exactly happens during the update process. I am asking myself how a package gets updated. For ...
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How can I update Skype for desktop to the latest version?

I currently got Skype 7.7 installed on my Windows 10 machine, and I want to update to the most recent version, which is currently 7.18.0.103 according to SUMo. however, no matter what I do, I always ...
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Should I install drivers from my motherboard manufacturer or from the producers of the individual products (Intel, Nvidia, Realtek, etc…)? [closed]

Is there a risk in installing driver updates not provided by the manufacturer of the MOBO? Will it decrease system stability or the compatibility of certain components? The drivers ASUS has on their ...
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How to install Windows RT updates offline and silently?

I have a bunch of Surface tablets, that are outdated. Short question: How do I download all the updates, and install the updates on all tablets. Right now, can't find an easy way to download all the ...
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Update font rendering software

I don't understand how all these softwares fit together to render font. There's x server, freetype, fontconfig, cairo. Or how I can update them and point the existing software to the new components. ...
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How to install updates in Kali Linux

I am new to Linux. I am using the apt-get update command to update Kali Linux, but it is returning the following errors: rookie@kali:~$ apt-get update E: Could not open lock file ...
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What are files and folders affected by windows update process

I have been researching about this for a while but couldn't find much of what I am looking for. Can anybody shed some lights on any link or documentation explaining the windows update process in ...
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Firefox 32bit vs 64bit Manual Update

So, as we know Firefox is available in 64bit version as well. I was wondering how manual update would work now (.mar file method). Is there a way determine progmatically or flag set by Firefox to ...
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How to fix System, Control panel etc. after November update of Windows 10 and prevent Explorer.exe crashes?

I have been plagued by Microsoft Windows 10 November update like many of you. First, my UI language was reverted to Croatian, with which I can't use windows normally(even though it is my native). This ...