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Working w/ and updating Intel Rapid Store Technology

I recently updated a computer to Windows 8.1 legally, and a lot of the pre-installed system apps carried over, such as the Intel apps and such. The computer was a Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p. After updating ...
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How do I install multiple Windows Updates in one package?

I downloaded every update from Windows Catalog since XP's SP3. I would like to install them in one package. How should I go about this?
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal)

I just recently installed Ubuntu 9.04 on my laptop with no problems whatsoever. I'm just now learning that 9.04 is unsupported and it's making installing software difficult. I came to the conclusion ...
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In which order should I install drivers, programs and updates after a fresh Windows install?

It's something I always have never been quite sure about... I usually go with drivers first, updates and then programs, but maybe it doesn't even matter at all...
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How do I install Visual Studio CTP updates?

I'm trying to install the "Visual Studio Tools for Git" extension in VS2012 Ultimate, but it says I need an update. It takes me to a "VS2012 Update 2 CTP 3" page, with 10 separate files (some big). ...
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How to forbid particular windows update?

I have original Windows 7 Ultimate but a month before I have started to see the following message on every PC turn on: On this computer not original copy of windows is installed After some ...
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Windows Genuine Check out of date

I'm trying to download the WM feature pack for my Windows 7 K install from this page. However the version of GenuineCheck.exe that arrives doesn't run (an error message says its out of date). I've ...
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Automating Nightly Build Installation?

Every night a new build of my program is made and copied to a /Builds/ folder. I have a Windows machine that I want to have uninstall the program then install the latest version of the program from ...
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A running windows service downloading binary-blocked by antivirus

I have a running winservice which downloads an exe to disk and runs the logic from that binary. Everytime I download ,right before the file is saved to the filesystem, I have the AVG antivirus ...
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Install XP and its updates on several PCs

What's the fastes way to install Windows XP on 20 PCs? Currenlty I have XP on a cd but I was thinking about a network installation. Is that possible? The second issue is about the updates. The ...
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Cannot install Virtualbox's Extension Pack 4.1.14

I've just updated my VirtualBox and cannot install the latest associative extension pack. My Virtualbox version My Extension Pack version My error Please help.
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1answer
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How to watch installed security updates on gentoo

I need to see currently installed updates and security patches on Linux Gentoo. How I can do this?
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Upgrading Matlab and ensuring that the “Documents” folder's contents remain intact?

I have a Matlab installation on Windows Vista given to me by the University I am in. The problem is that it does not contain many toolboxes that I need. I plan to purchase it myself with all the tool ...
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Does the Latest Ubuntu Download (.iso file) contain latest fixes?

If I go to the website and download the ISO file is it the exact same one that was released in April or will it contain the latest patches (e.g. security fixes, etc) that have been release since then? ...
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Can't install Windows 7 and I can't flash BIOS on HP D1160

I'm having trouble installing Windows 7 on a HP d1160 (maybe 5-7 years old). I've already done this one time when the harddrive died. Now I'm doing once again because of a second harddrive failure. ...
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How does XP Windows Updater work during shutdown?

On XP when Windows updates are ready to install, they run in a special UI during the shutdown process after all users have logged-out. How is this achieved? Does the CSRSS or other windows ...
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Why do some programs require a restart after install? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do I need restart computer after installing new software? I've been annoyed by this for some time now. I install or update a program and it requires a restart?! ...
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Proper way to install newer VirtualBox version?

If currently my Win7 PC has VirtualBox 3.12 and I want to update it to 3.18 what is the proper way to install the new version? 1) Should I just install the new version over the previous version? OR ...
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How do i get a more recent version of Java on my Mac than is showing up in software update?

I need at least Java 1.6 to run a program that someone else in my lab wrote On the Java website it tells me to update Java via apple's software update function, i've run this a few times but it only ...
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How to install new packages on Cygwin?

I installed the latest version of Cygwin with a number of packages. I soon realised that I need more packages (such as wget, etc) and I couldn't find a way to install the new packages without running ...
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How to recover the ubuntu system?

I istalled the ubuntu virtual machine on vmware. However, one time the disk was full, the system was installing some updates, it quit without giving any message. Now the system is crashed, I can not ...
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Ubuntu 9.10: Freezes while installing software from Update Manager

Specs: Intel Pentium III @ 933 MHz, 512MB`PC133 SDRAM, 128MB GeForce FX5200, Maxtor 20.5GB IDE HDD, Ubuntu 9.10 Hi all, so I just installed Ubuntu 9.10 (from CD) on this machine after trying out ...
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Install ,Upgrade and Patch Vs Fresh and Clean installation

For a given software, which type of installation you prefer and why?