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Permanently prevent an update from being installed on Windows

Is there a way to permanently bar the following update from being installed whenever I install updates? Update for Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems (KB2975719) I have my settings on "Download ...
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disable notepad++ updates on install or through script - Windows 7

I deploy notepad++ to several computer labs where end users don't have administrative rights. I am able to deploy the software, but I need to turn off automatic updates so they aren't getting popups ...
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Uninstall last batch of windows updates [duplicate]

Last night my PC here at work automatically installed updates, I have it set to do that of course. This morning I tried to start Virtualbox and unfortunately it no longer starts due to the updates. ...
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How do I update Java from a non-admin account?

On Windows 7, the JVM interferes with my work by bringing up a UAC prompt at random times when it notices that it needs an update. I can see how this nagging makes sense, so I type in the admin ...
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Why does the Logitech SetPoint update seem to hang?

I've just gotten a new Logitech Wireless Wave Combo MK550 mouse and keyboard. I pulled it in, and have installed the software that came on the CD, which is SetPoint 6.15. After installing it, it ...
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How to upgrade Git in Aptana Studio 3

I just did an update to Aptana Studio 3 to the latest version but unfortunately it did not update the git binary in the built-in shell facility. How do I update git (more precisely msysgit) in Aptana ...
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Google chrome crashes after update on windows 7

Yesterday, I updated google chrome to the latest version visiting chrome://chrome/ on my windows 7. After that, the program started to crash as soon as I opened it. I tried to reinstall it manually ...
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Black Screen of Death after Windows Update Failure on Windows 7 x64(0x80070057)

Receiving error 0x80070057 while performing Windows Updates on Windows 7 (64-bit). Tried the following: Ran Windows Update Troubleshooter. It fixed several Registry problems, but still reports a ...
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Ubuntu: install patches downloaded with apt-offline

I am having problems updating my Ubuntu 12.04 using apt-offline. I created the apt.sig file, run apt-offline on Windows, and bundled the updates. I ran sudo apt-offline install bundle.zip to install ...
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Temporary pause/disable background updater

Is there any program in Windows 7 that can pause or disable background updaters? The reason I would like to do this is because I have an old computer, and when I watch a video in VLC and background ...
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Sublime Text 3 close unexpectedly

I downloaded and installed the Deb package of Sublime Text 3 for Ubuntu. When I try to run Sublime, it closes unexpectedly after approximately 10 minutes. Since that, I have removed all the packages ...
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Windows Update download progress bar in Windows 8

I am trying to update a friend's Windows 8 laptop which has not been used for some time (he took one look at Windows 8 and was scared off as it doesn't look like anything he's used to - and sadly he's ...
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Virus Definitions Database Download Link For Symantec Endpoint Protection? [closed]

Where can I download the virus definitions database file for Symantec Endpoint Protection, so that I can perform an offline import-and-update?
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How can I upgrade my MSI 790GX-G65 BIOS

I have just installed a new MSI 790GX-G65 and my Windows XP freezes a few seconds after it comes out of any sleep mode (S1, S3 or S4). My mobo has BIOS 1.4; it looks like there was a 1.5 version, a ...
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VirtualBox can't create 64-bit VM after reboot

Host: Windows 7, 64 bits. Processor: AMD Phenom II X4 965, quad core, 64 bits Since I upgraded to VirtualBox 4.3.1.16 I am having this issue. After installing the VirtualBox exe I can create 64 bit ...
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Want to buy Asus H81M-PLUS motherboard and i3-4150 CPU; how to make sure it'll work?

I want to buy an ASUS H81M-PLUS mainboard and an Intel i3-4150. The CPU is an Haswell Refresh CPU, but the mainboard needs a newer BIOS version to support the CPU. I expect it won't be shipped with ...
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Updating system drivers on Win 8 [closed]

I hope this isn't the wrong place to ask this, but if it is I apologize ahead and will close the thread ASAP. I have an Asus G73Jw with Windows 8.1 and I was looking into make it run faster/more ...
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Cannot Install Updates Windows 8.1 Error 80070490

When I attempt to install updates I recieve the error code 80070490. I ran the command SFC /SCANNOW, which returned "Found corrupt files, but was unable to fix some of them.." I also ran Dism /Online ...
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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 to update chrome browser without uninstall ( for error 1 )?

I'm using chrome Version 33.0.1750.154 and i cant update my browser to new version. I have noticed that the following error in => About Google Chrome Tab Version 33.0.1750.154 Update failed ...
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Computer has become very slow and unresponsive

I have noticed recently that my computer has become very slow and unresponsive, and I'm not really sure why... I have run scans using AVG Antivirus 2013 (with the latest definitions) and Ad-Aware ...
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Delete hung firefox update?

Firefox displays the following message when I open it: Firefox also provides this: The problem began last week or the week before. When it happened, I manually installed the latest version. ...
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laptop will not boot hdd - samsung 13" ultrabook 5 series

This is a long one. I want to include troubleshooting I did. Im running windows 8.1, I downloaded the Samsung SW updater software and it gives me a whole list of updates including the Bios update. So ...
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OS X software updates download but don't install

I've got three 10.6 computers that won't install OS X updates. Checking for new software will show about a dozen updates (Security updates, Safari, iPhoto, printers, etc) and if choose install it ...
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How to reduce the size of Microsoft Office installation (updates)?

In 2014 Microsoft has released several updates for its Office 2013 suite: these updates are huge: ~1 GB / update / month Microsoft proposes updates for some Office components that are not even ...
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Google Chrome Update changed my browser resolution [duplicate]

I just updated chrome and have hit a massive problem in its display it's like someone has lowered the rez and it is messing with everything my set up is 1920 x 1080 but chrome seems to be in a ...
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Windows won't check for updates, fails to update manually.

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 I've had this problem for about a year now. Unfortunately, I don't have enough reputation to post images directly on here yet, but I can link to screenshots I have uploaded ...
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Windows 8.1 on a Lenovo g500 laptop

Hope someone can answer this. I installed some windows updates yesterday (Sunday 17 August 2014) at about 10:30 am. The machine restarted and displayed a message saying it was working on updates and ...
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Realtek HD Audio is not getting sound to audio jack after windows 8.1 August 12th update

I'm working on a toshiba A665-S6050 with Realtek High Definition audio. I have a High Definition Audio Device Driver From windows and a realtek high definition audio driver. I installed the R2.75 ...
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Install updates

I have set up my Windows 8.1 to download updates and install them according to my request (not authomatically). Now I see message at the right conner of login windows Importat updates are available. ...
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How do Microsoft hotfixes actually work?

I don't get how Microsoft hotfixes work in practice. Hypothetical example: Imagine a simple app – just one file, CoolApp.exe. Hotfix1 is released to resolve an issue. Later on, Hotfix2 is released to ...
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Windows 8.1 update keeps failing

I know this has been covered a little in previous questions, but I still can't pinpoint what is wrong or what is preventing the 8.1 update. First time on the forum, so please correct me if I'm in the ...
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Sign in to install important updates

Windows 8 started showing up this message 'Sign in to install important updates' in the bottom right side of the login screen each time after booting up. But each time when I login no updates are ...
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windows 7: Can I make it automatically download updates during one period and install them in another?

When Windows 7 is configured to automatically update at a certain time (say Friday 5pm), is that also when it tries to download updates, or does it pull in the updates throughout the week, and only ...
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Update AMD HD Radeon 7670m graphics card on HP laptop

I cannot get my AMD card to update to the new 14.4 Catalyst driver. I have an HP laptop that is only a year or so old with a Core i7 processor and an HD 7670m graphics card. What could be causing ...
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Installing Windows 7 with updates already installed

A search of the titled question reveals "dual booting with XP" and other irrelevant dated forum posts. I run a small business offering basic reformatting services, I have one reoccuring complaint ...
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Failed Windows Update, Understanding Rollbacks

A little bit of background, I work as an network administrator for an investment banking company, if a computer isn't working then the directors consider that to be losing money, this means that is a ...
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Apt-get update issues on Linux Mint

I recently shifted from Ubuntu 12.10 to Linux Mint 10. The kernel version I am using is 2.6.35-22-generic When I try to update it using sudo apt-get update, I get the following error: Ign file: ...
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Given a list of KB numbers for Windows Updates, how can I find out what's in the updates?

I have this issue with a program I work on, where the program behaves differently on my development machine v. the QA environment. I suspect the difference between the environments lies in which ...
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Updating all of Windows Drivers [duplicate]

I recently had Linux Mint running as my sole OS, which I later decided to remove to reinstall Windows 8. Windows Update is current, however after the installation I found some missing functionality ...
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Laptop Hanging During Updating

I have a HP Probook 6560b Laptop computer running Windows 7 64bit and after a fresh reinstall, I installed various software that my company requires, I then hit shutdown to kick off the updating ...
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The Software Update tool shows already installed updates

The Software Update tool shows already installed updates. I already installed them a few times, clicking either the 'Update All' button or the individual 'Update' buttons. The apps are: Keynote, ...
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Windows 7 windows firewall updates error

I'm having a issue with windows firewall. I can't turn it on or off. I also can't edit it. And Windows firewall is requesting updates, but whenever I make those updates it still doesn't work. Here's ...
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Local Linux repository

Just like how you can setup a WSUS (Windows Server Update Services), can you also setup a local Linux based repo? I do a lot of Linux servers and would like to push the updates to my servers locally ...
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Updating Chrubuntu 14.04 kernel on Acer C7 (currently 3.4.0)

There was another, similar question on this here, but it's for old ubuntu versions, and the script no longer works. While installing, the script works fine until: + vbutil_kernel --verify /dev/sda6 ...
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Visual Studio SP1 update wont install

I've been trying for a couple days now to install Update for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 (KB2635973) and continue to get this error I even tried a manual download & install and ...
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How do we apply the latest Windows Update?

I've just reformatted my computer and I was running Windows Update, but after installing the updates and restarting, I have more updates again, and even after those updates, I have more updates yet ...
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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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Why doesn't Android allow installation of drivers like Windows and Linux does? [closed]

We are all aware of Android's weakest point: Devices get updated to the latest version of Android months after it is released to AOSP, and in most cases they don't get updated at all. The main source ...
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Will restoring or upgrading Windows solve problems after a Service Pack installation?

I downloaded updates Service Pact 1,2 & 3. Now when I put a DVD in the computer, my camera software comes up, and I can no longer send pictures by E-mail. Do I have to uninstall software and ...