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How to view/monitor another WSUS server from an existing WSUS server?

Scenario: I work for an organisation which has an office in the UK and another (smaller) office in Kenya. Our UK office has a WSUS server which sends out updates to every computer on the domain ...
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Failed to fetch Spotify repository while updating ubuntu

Given I have spotify installed on my ubuntu system When i upgrade using: sudo apt-get update Then I get this error: W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not ...
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Update links of a power point file freze when I move the containing folder

I've a powerpoint with some links to graphs of an excel file. This way, when the graphs in the excel change, they automatically change in the ppt. The problem is that, if I move the ptt and the excel ...
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asus p53e laptop with windows7 ultimate installed

I have asus p53e laptop with windows7 ultimate installed.i have to ask that how can I pause today a big windows update download,and then resume it tomorrow from yesterdays download.is it possible? if ...
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Need to download KB2919335 standalone package but Microsoft Site doesn't give the actual link

I'm having USB3.0 Drive suspend issues like the ones that are documented here and would like to try installing KB2919355 to fix the issue. But when trying to download the standalone package, I just ...
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Blank screen please help me [duplicate]

I had a Windows Update and it froze at 15% so I turned off my computer when it said not to and when I turned my computer back on my screen becomes black. what should I do?
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Unable To See “Get Windows 10” App Despite Trying Solutions [duplicate]

I have tried most of the solutions I could find on this website and on google to solve this problem, including the script. On using the script I get a succeeded message but then the app instantly ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 updates require reboot everyday

I've Ubuntu 14.04LTS on my jobs desktop and every morning (EVERY morning really) I arrive and I have updates notifications. I update and everyday it requests me to reboot the pc. It's becoming so ...
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How does Microsoft push Windows 10 Upgrade? [duplicate]

A little while ago I turned on my gaming computer and noticed the following window on my taskbar. When I click it, I get the following window. If I had my update settings turned off. Would they ...
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manually downloading android sdk updates?

Anyway we can manually download the sdk updates. We traditionally rely on the android SDK manager for the same. However, there must be someway to download the updates withou the SDK manager's help, ...
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error booting FREEDOS bootable usb on a macbook pro

I'm trying to update my ssd's (m4 crucial 128gb) firmware. I've a macbook pro with dual disk setup, so no cd drive, only ssd as main disk and hdd as second disk in a caddy where the cd/dvd drive used ...
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ASUS X55A Laptop Bought with Win 8 but upgraded to Win 8.1

I am trying to get my regular Windows Updates done and repeatedly am met after being told to restart with "Failure Configuring Windows Updates - Undoing Changes". The problem seems to go by the code ...
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Prevent Skype popup asking to upgrade?

I'm trying to prevent Skype from upgrading to the current hideously unhelpful version from version 6.21.0.104. There are four methods that Skype uses to flag or request an upgrade: "Windows ...
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'Update ErrorCode 80092004' in Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1

I get an "Update ErrorCode 80092004" in Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 when 'repeatedly' attempting to 'Update'. Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 for x64-based ...
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Chrome doesn't do anything when trying to update

My Chrome bar has been nagging at me for a week now, wanting me to update to the latest version of Chrome. If I click the hotdog menu (or is it hamburger menu?) and hit the Update Google Chrome ...
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Replace an installed program with a newer version

I have GCC 4.6 on my Raspbian installation, but I'd like to use GCC 4.9. I can of course do sudo apt-get install gcc-4.9 but then I have to use gcc-4.9 in order to use the newer version of GCC. I can ...
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Are these Microsoft Updates Just Unneeded Windows Updates to Develop, Market, Promote, and Install Windows 10? [closed]

Normally, I recommend that Windows users install most Microsoft updates. From what I can tell, this may no longer be good advice. There seems to be now FOUR (4) different updates, all of which ...
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nsupdate: What does the error NOTIMP mean?

I tried to add a dns entry using nsupdate: printf 'update add myhost.mydomain.com 86400 A 172.16.1.1\nsend\n' | nsupdate I'm getting the error: update failed: NOTIMP what does it mean?
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Unable to upgrade to Windows 8.1/10

After installing recent Windows Updates the Windows Upgrade assistant fails to detect my Windows 8.1 version (previously it was able to get past this point). This error appears in Windows 8.1 and ...
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Custom generic update server for windows

I need a software which will run on several windows machines and frequently check for updates on a central server. I am not talking about windows updates rather I would like to define my own update ...
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Capture user ID of last updated cell in Sharepoint

I want to track who is changing what values in a spreadsheet I have uploaded to Sharepoint. Is it possible to capture the id of a user who last updated a particular cell?
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What is the thinking behind OS X and iOS modifying my settings across updates?

Every time I update OS X, the Guest account is turned on. Every time I update iOS, bluetooth is turned on. I always have to manually turn these settings back off after updating. Why does Apple not ...
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upgrade vista to windows 7.. 183 upgrades do i have to install all of them?

I upgraded windows vista to windows 7 .. I looked for the windows updates. there are 183 updates, do I need to install all of the updates.. some of them are dated 2011, 2012, 2013, 1014 and 2015.
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Windows 8 installing updates, then uninstalling them and freezing

My computer is having a bit of an issue with installing updates. It's a Dell Laptop. It hasn't really had this issue before and has been working just fine up until now. I don't play games on it, I ...
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Double-clicking issue after installing Windows update KB3013455

Let me start off by saying that I do not install anything on this workstation, except Windows updates (which I should probably stop doing as well after I fix this issue). The unrelated problem started ...
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How to cancel a Windows 8 update?

I was trying to record a song on my PC and my mouse quit working so I had to restart. After I restarted my PC started updating and now it's stuck on 15% and it's taking forever. I really need to get ...
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Firefox doesn't update?

![enter image description here][1]I am using firefox 35.0.1 and tried to update to 36.0 today morning, I opened the "About Firefox" dialogue box to update firefox, it shows ![Checking for Update][1] ...
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dllhost.exe proccess appears after updating windows

Two days ago I updated my PC to Windows 7 (32 bit) Ultimate and after that whenever i click any file type dllhost.exe proccess with below processid starts and if i close that, it will start again ...
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Windows Update keeps causing machines to show “This computer is not running genuine windows” message

Around December 10th-11th, Microsoft pushed down Windows Update KB3004394 which had to do with Root Certificates. Shortly after that I started to hear from my users that they were getting messages ...
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Possible to find an explanation of Windows updates in “digest” format?

Is it possible to see an explanation of individual Windows 7 updates without having to manually google each one by one (e.g., "KB3021917")? I wish there were more detailed descriptions in the Windows ...
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Why are Updates Disabled by Administrator?

As per above heading, the question is why. The PC is running fine, no issues and up to date on the current version of Chrome (40.0.2214.111 dev-m). Using run: gpedit.msc 'Windows cannot find file'. ...
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Arial, Courier New and Times screen fonts suddenly fuzzy/unreadable

UPDATE: thanks to the Rubber Duck effect, I just stumbled upon this note. It is a known problem: if you have Windows XP and either manually or with some "hack" managed to download the Windows Update ...
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Can I safely abort a Windows 8 update-restart?

My Windows 8.1 laptop is stuck in a bout of 50 updates. These are horrendously slow and are delaying my work. Can I safely interrupt the update process, i.e. issue an ACPI power off?
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Update Windows 7 Embedded

I have Windows 7 Embedded x64. Recently I tried to do the updates, but saw that nothing happens when i click on the button check for updates. What may be the problem? 3 months ago I did the updates ...
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Can't install ie updates on Vista?

I have a laptop running Vista that I use for work and I always installed updates as they were available until a couple of years ago when I found I couldn't access some equipment I had installed on a ...
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Automated Twitter feed based on website update

I need to create an automated Twitted feed based on a particular section of a website that is updated at regular intervals. There is no RSS feed available. Any suggestions? Thanks!!
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How to automatically install updates in linux mint 17.1

I have linux mint 17.1 xfce, and I am wondering how to automatically install updates. Every time a new update is available I have to click on the mintUpdate icon on the panel and enter my password and ...
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How can I achieve “Git”-like update management for Linux?

I want to manage the updates of my Linux system in a similar fashion as Git does it, by being able to move back and forth within "revisions". How could I do that?
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Removing a “package” via DISM in a Windows 8 from recovery options (cant boot after update)

today i insatlled about 700mb of updates for my Windows 8 x64 (had not updated it since Jan2014). after update, when it asked to restart, i restarted and then it never booted up again! just a blank ...
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Fedora 21 update failed

I have fedora workstation 21 installed and I got a notification in the Software application about an "Important OS Update". When I click "restart and install", the machine restarts and boots into the ...
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Automate Update with script ( Flash, Java, Reader )

I'm deploying over 10-20 computers every week and have to update each computer manually. Is there a script that I could use that: Checks-Version, Downloads-New-Version, Updates-New-Version. I ...
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Why is Git failing to update?

This is actual copy/paste from my shell: machine:~ me$ brew install git ==> Downloading https://downloads.sf.net/project/machomebrew/Bottles/git-2.2.1.mountain_lion.bottle.tar.gz ...
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Is there a yum command line switch to be informed whether a reboot is necessary after updating?

I know that the packagekit GUI can inform the user that a reboot is necessary after an update. But is there a yum switch I can turn on, or another terminal command I can use, to know whether a reboot ...
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Windows installer fails to update itself with error 0x80073701 ERROR_SXS_ASSEMBLY_MISSING and will not load any other updates

Another symptom is that it claims that there has been no last update installation ever. It quotes a null in a non-existing source code file on somebody's d: drive: 2014-12-27 00:12:17, Error ...
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Windows 7 updating every time I shut down my PC

In the last few days, every night when I turn off my PC, there is an update installed (1). In the windows updater, it says that it's an "update for windows 7 for x64-systems" (translated word for word ...
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Windows 8.1 update link in Windows store not working

I am attempting to update an HP 2000 series laptop from Windows 8 to 8.1. I performed a factory reset on the laptop then proceeded to install windows updates. After the windows updates were installed ...
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Installing firmware with samsung magician dc

I am trying to get Samsung magican DC to work on my linux (linux mint 17 xfce) computer. I downloaded samsung magician dc from here. Then I downloaded the firmware update files from this page (under ...
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git submodule foreach git pull origin master vs. git pull --recursive-submodules

I manage a repository with several submodules. For a while now I've been using $ git submodule foreach git pull origin master to pull in the latest changes for all of these guys. However, recently ...
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Windows 7 checking for Windows Updates cause memory use to blow up

It started doing this a couple weeks ago, had NEVER done this before. Windows 7 Home Premium. Basically, when Windows checks for updates now, the memory used by the svchost process that holds ...
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How to incorporate updates to windows 8.1 installation media?

I must do a fresh Windows installation. I have access to a legal copy of windows 8.1 on a older laptop that runs windows 7 and a 8GB USB. How can I include all current available updates to my future ...