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Why am I receiving more Windows updates then announced in the Security Bulletin for September 2013?

In this image you can see that Windows tries to update more than they announced in the Security Bulletin for September 2013. What's going on here?
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Is there any way to force windows updates to use the Temp folder instead of the root of C for installing updates?

I would like to prevent them from even coming up if possible. I don't know why Windows doesn't use the %system root%\temp folder for these. :( Looks like there have been a couple others asking about ...
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Latest version Libreoffice Headless CentOS

I am somewhat new to using Linux so my apologies if this seems like a simple question. The problem I am facing right now is an outdated version of Libreoffice. The server is running CentOS 6 ...
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Hosting windows updates locally or on a network

A common fix for many computer problems, is formatting a hard drive, and reinstalling the operating system. And, to help protect from future problems / be sure that all drivers are installed, I always ...
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Did anyone receive a Windows update of Broadcom Corporation Bluetooth Controller recently?

I received a suspicious update (see below) through Windows Update. I asked my friends, but none received that update. So I wanted to ask if someone else also received this update. Because atm I am ...
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Inpute & Update record in excel

I am working on creating a user form to store data in excel & update record, I have 3 requirement to complete my user form design. How can i create a unique reference number (preferable ...
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Why I can't upgrade to vim 6.3 or above using yum on CentOS 6.0

I'm trying to upgrade to vim 6.3 so I can improve my vim skills using an online vim book (http://learnvimscriptthehardway.stevelosh.com/chapters/00.html). I'm trying to update my vim package (which is ...
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URL for linksys WRT54GS firmware upgrade

I am trying to "recover" from a bad firmware upgrade on my Linksys WRT54GS. I can ping the router, and I can even get part of the web gui - but only parts of it - it's quite garbled. I can go to ...
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Why Google Chrome can not Update it-self?

Google chrome (that I downloaded from FileHipoo.com) can not update it-self? The error message is Update failed (error: 3)An error occurred while checking for updates: Update check failed to start ...
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Vista SP2 and .NET Framework 3.5 ERROR: TRUST_E_NOSIGNATURE(800B0100)

I have a laptop running Windows Vista x86, and I can't install 2 updates: "Microsoft .NET framework 3.5 SP1 and .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update (KB951847) x86" and "Windows Vista Service Pack 2 ...
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Intel Driver Update Utility does not recognize Intel(R) Display Audio

I understand when the utility does not recognize other pieces of hardware such as Realtek, but it should be able to detect the driver of its own brand. How do I fix problem? The sound works most of ...
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Does an antivirus with different versions receive different virus definitions? [closed]

Let's consider two scenarios. On one hand, a user has an ABCAntivirus version.1 program running on one machine and ABCAntivirus version.2 on another. Both machines have the same operating system ...
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Reinstalling Failed Windows Updates

I had a problem with a Vista machine that refused to install updates. I have solved this issue but when I look at the update history there are LOADS of failed updates that need to be ...
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Where can I find a list of safe Windows Updates

I am installing a Windows Server Update Services server but I can't see where you can find out if a particular update is safe or not. I am trying to avoid installing updates that will break our ...
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Troubleshooting failed updates on Vista

It's been a while since I've seen a Vista machine in the field, and I am now reminded of all the reasons why everybody hated this OS. I have about 30 failed updates with error codes ranging from ...
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svchost.exe Hogging CPU on Fresh XP Install

I got an ISO of Windows XP Professional with SP3 integrated from dreamspark. I burned it onto a DVD, and installed onto an old computer of mine. The first thing I did after installation was install ...
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Freezing on HP bios update?

So, my computer (HP Pavilion g7) has been funky for the past few days and it eventually got to the point of when I turned it on, nothing would happen, only the lights would flash. I left it alone for ...
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yum update and downgrade packages

I have two bundles: bundle 7.5.0.0.0.14 and bundle 7.5.0.0.0.11 Each one contains a bunch of .rpms, with dependencies. bundle 7.5.0.0.0.14 is an updated version of bundle 7.5.0.0.0.11, except for ...
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Updating PHP dlls on Windows automatically

Is there any way to automatically check if there is any update for installed php extenstions in Windows (similar to what you do for pear classes)?
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python( x,y) package update for windows? [closed]

Is there an update installation package for python(x,y) version is 2.7.5.0 available? I'm currently using 2.7.3.1 on windows //Jonas
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ubuntu (setup using chef) - issues updating packages on the system (e.g php, rubygems plus others)

I would really appreciate some help with this as I've been trawling google for days now and coming up empty. Background, I'm using chef-solo/vagrant to build a development webserver, I have used a ...
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Windows 8 requesting duplicate updates

Am I not alone when it comes to Windows requesting "...Flash Player for Windows 8 for x64..." multiple times even after updated, along with a few other security update duplicates. Is there a fix so I ...
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how to update libc on debian squeeze?

I want to install Arachni scanner on my debian squeeze box. But it has problem with glibc version. It need glibc 2.15 but what is installed on my debian is 2.11 . How can I update my libc from 2.11 ...
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Java Update Push to non-admin users

I would like to Push Java Update to many different PCs that are used by non-admin users on an internal network. Is this possible without purchasing of third-party software? PCs are mostly on ...
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Do I need Microsoft.net Framework updates? [closed]

Do I need Microsoft.net Framework updates? Due to using an Ipad, I am not on my laptop very often, but I like to install the correct updates when I do. I just it use mainly for the internet and Word. ...
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Errors when trying to update Debian 7 APT Cache

When I'm trying to make update (with apt-get update) in Debian 7 I always have errors like this: W: Failed to fetch http://security.debian.org/dists/wheezy/updates/non-free/binary-amd64/Packages 404 ...
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Windows update is not installing itself

I have this kind of problem: once upon a time my Windows 7 Home premium downloaded, probably bad, update and it didn't install itself for the first time. And now every time I shut down my computer is ...
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Windows Update history contradicting itself

I was just working on a Thinkpad with Windows 7 and in the homepage of Control Panel\System and Security\Windows Update it showed Most recent check for updates: Never Updates were installed: ...
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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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How to upgrade an offline computer's OS and software?

I have a Linux computer that is kept offline for extra security. How do I keep it up to date without putting it online? It's running Fedora 17, but I don't mind changing to another distribution if ...
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Cannot run VLC after update (Win7)

I have just updated to 2.0.6 and cannot start VLC. On their site it says: If VLC doesn't even start anymore, delete VLC's configuration file ...Windows Vista/7: C:\Users\%username%\Application ...
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How to Kill Java Update?

I've got rid of the auto-update for Java by disabling it through the registry. Is there a way to stop people from manually updating Java? If someone tries to update Java through other means, is there ...
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Auto-linking an outlook template to an excel chart

I need to send out data chart from excel on a daily basis. I would like to create a template that automatically updates the chart when opened. I am thinking there has to be a way to create a macro ...
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Lock local disc C: from installing or changing files

I want to lock local disk C: so that in the future I won't be able to change or install anything on it. I want to be able to use the data because my OS is installed there but I don't want to install ...
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How to stop Windows update popups? [duplicate]

I'm working on the project on my Windows 7 and have 20 browser tabs and 10 other windows open and right when I'm in the middle of typing this &#^$ pops up: and if I click away it goes away for ...
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Visual Studio 2012 Acting Weird

I fixed the issued by reinstalling Windows. A fresh install was not needed. But I had to use the "Keep personal files only" option. The "Keep Windows settings, personal files, and apps" option did not ...
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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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Errors when updating package list with apt-get on (K)ubuntu

I get some errors when trying to update the package list with sudo apt-get update command, specifically the error messages are as follows: W: GPG error: http://dl.google.com stable Release: The ...
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Is there a way to modify the Windows 8 installation disc?

Is there a way to modify the Windows 8 installation disc? I'm trying to include some updates and language pack to my Windows 8 installation disk as I did in Windows 7.
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RHEL 6.4: Cannot Update via Terminal

I have a RHEL 6.4 server and I cannot use the yum command from within an SSH connection. If I execute any yum command (yum update, yum install, yum clean all) I get the following: Loaded plugins: ...
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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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Automatic updates of Firefox (stable and beta) don't work on OS X

I do use Firefox stable, beta, aurora and nightlies on OS X 10.7.*. While automatic updates work as expected with aurora and nightly builds they don't work, and never have, with stable and beta ...
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Multi user web software update solution

I want to accomplish an easy update procedure for web software that is used by multiple users. The idea is to have the software with multiple versions at /opt/software/version-1.2.3/ or ...
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Why is Windows claiming Vista is counterfeit after installing updates?

We've purchased a Compaq Presario CQ60 Notebook PC from a local Wal-Mart a few years ago. Upon our first boot, we were asked to create recovery discs of Windows Vista because the manufacturer did not ...
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Update manager is not working on Efika MX (Ubuntu Maverick)

When I try to update using the Update manager, I get the following error message: Failed to download repository information: Check your Internet connection. W:Failed to fetch ...
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OS X Snow Leopard in Virtual Box fails to boot after software update

I installed a copy of Snow Leopard on a virtual drive in a Windows 7 host. It has been working fairly well in the past few days. I decided to install the updates for OS X and now it is stuck at the ...
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Custom Firmware for Printers

Is there a way to replace the factory firmware that came with the printer with a custom firmware that allows you to use aftermarket or generic ink cartridges? A search on google doesn't reveal much ...
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Is it possible to block Ask toolbar and McAfee from installing during Java and Acrobat updates? [duplicate]

Some of my users are required to have Java installed on their machines for specific applications. I have been instructing them to become more aware of automatic updates from Oracle. My problem is ...
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The Necessity Of Rebooting A PC After Downloading & Installing Windows Updates & If Not: How To Prevent It? [duplicate]

Quite often after downloading & installing Windows Updates on my PC, a dialogue box pops up similar to the one shown below, asking to restart the computer to complete the process. : This is ...
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Is it possible to pause the Windows Update download?

I'm on a slow dial-up connection, and my Windows 8 is downloading some critical updates. The connection keeps disconnecting, so I was thinking if it was possible to pause the updates download?