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Windows 10 update stuck on separate installation

I recently upgraded my computer to Windows 10 and yesterday I got a notification saying that some updates required a separate installation to be completed. However, when I click on the Install Now ...
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How do I update Android Studio from a zip file?

I am using Android Studio 1.2.1.1, and I downloaded latest update. It was given as a zip folder. How to update Android studio from that folder?
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Attempting to update Git on Mac OS X and uninstall of old Git fails

I am trying to update git on my Mac OS X 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion). I downloaded this new version from this link, double-clicked on the .dmg and then dragged uninstall.sh into my terminal (following the ...
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Windows 10 shutdown very slow

I installed windows 10 one week ago, it was working fine. But yesterday, after an auto update and installing some Modern UI app, my laptop shutdown became very slow, after the screen was turned off ...
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What do Java “security petititons” mean?

I’m updating Java on a Windows 32-bit and I get a prompt that warning me about something like security petitions. The OS is in Spanish and literally says: Restaurar peticiones de datos de ...
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windows7 never loads updates

I have an clean install of windows7 on a gateway E-295c tablet laptop. It is the first time I have tried to update this PC, and it never completes the update process. The computer is still usable, I ...
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Updates to Windows 7 on PC [closed]

I have been unable to run windows updates since leaving my company. I believe this was previously done through the VPN. Is there a way to redirect to the Internet directly from home? The PC is it it's ...
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My Samsung 700Z won't startup

My samsung 700Z will not start. It won't show the that the battery is charging and I can hold the power button but it won't do anything. I shut my computer down when it was updating because it was on ...
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Windows 7 Update Error: 80070057

I just upgraded my laptop from Windows Vista (32-bit) to Windows 7 (64-bit). After installing, it performed a critical update and successfully installed 4 of them. It then recognized that there were ~...
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How does Firefox auto update works?

I am little confused as to how does Firefox auto update works? So, lately, Firefox had a bug in 38.x version - so they recommended to update to the latest version. I had auto update turned on, so I ...
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After Upgrade: Pacman error 404

I've upgraded Arch Linux on my Raspberry, and now receiving following error every time I want to update my system with pacman -Syu: :: Synchronizing package databases... error: failed retrieving ...
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Windows Update doesn't work and consumes 100% of CPU [duplicate]

I have a fresh installed computer with Windows 7, 64-bit, Service Pack 1. After a few minutes after startup, svchost.exe is consuming 100% of one cpu core. I know there are many threads which are ...
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Windows 8.1 failing to install updates and unable to install Windows 10 (not sure if related)

My computer is currently running Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center, and for several months has been failing to install a number of important Windows updates, shown in the screenshot below. After ...
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Windows 10 - Updates are failing

I have 2 updates that are failing to install in windows 10. Those 2 are, with the errors: Cumulative Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB3081438) - Error 0x80070bc9 Update for Windows 10 ...
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Linux Update Manager not installing updates

Having problems updating using Update Manager i.e - when I click on 'install updates', when timer stops, screen stays the same - nothing gets installed. I'm running LM 17.2 (mintUpdate 4.9.3) ...
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Scheduling WordPress auto-updates

Is it possible to schedule when WordPress does its automatic updates? I don't want my site going down for an update during peak times or really any time during the day. I wish there was an option in ...
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Windows Update error 80070057

I can't update my Windows 8.1. WindowsUpdateDiagnostic each time tells me that it fixed following Problems: Service Registration is missing or corrupt Windows Update Erro 80070057 But next Update ...
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Issues while upgrading to win 10 from win 7

i have received my update yesterday , it downloaded fine but not starting upgrading process have error " Windows can't update important files and services while the system is using them. Make sure to ...
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Upgrading to Win 10 from USB stick

I wanted to make an USB stick to update several (Win 7/8.1) computers to Windows 10, but the provided Media Creation Tool gave the infamous "Something happened" error (0x80070002 - 0x20016). So I ...
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Upgrade to IE 11 successful, but still at IE 9

For several months now I have been trying to upgrade IE 9 to IE 11 on my Windows 7 system. The upgrade to 11 seems to go fine (based on IE11_main.log), but IE 9 comes up when I click on the IE icon. ...
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Getting rid of a windows update which will not uninstall via wusa or the control panel, windows 8.1

How do you uninstall a particular unwanted windows update when using the" wusa /uninstall /kb:ZZZZZZZ " gives an error message "Windows Update Standalone Installer, Update for Microsoft Windows (...
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Applying Java minor updates

A bit of a noob question here, but I can't seem to update my Java from 8u31 to 8u45 or 8u51 (Linux Mint 17.2). I can switch between my Java 7/8/9 easily, but these minor versions are really annoying ...
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Restarting by clicking “Restart Now” or normal restart doesn't install updates

After checking and installing Updates over Windows Update I get a dialog to restart Windows: When I restart it doesn't install any updates! How can i fix this?
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Lenovo stuck on BIOS update “Update system program”

My Lenovo Thinkpad T520 had never had a BIOS update so I downloaded the update, burned it on CD and booted on it, finally getting this screen: PROBLEM: Whatever item I press "Enter" on, after a few ...
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how can update tuleap

I can't update tuleap from 8.2 to 8.3 I have next error: http://tuleap.net/pub/tuleap/yum/rhel/5-php53/stable/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404: Not Found Trying other mirror. ...
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Failed Windows Updates instantly removed from list of available updates in Windows Update

If Windows Update issues a Failed status for an Important security update, but the update is no longer displayed when selecting Check for updates, how is it best for users to proceed? Note: Nothing ...
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Update to window 8.1 fails with error code 0xC1900101-0x2002000A

I recently tried to update my computer from Window 8 to Window 8.1. It got to 83% and just froze. I restarted the computer, and it gave me the error code 0xC1900101-0x2002000A. I did have windows 8....
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Xcode 6.4 update fail

I tried to update my Xcode with App Store and it says that Xcode is updated, but actually, when I run Xcode, runs previous version 6.3.2. How can I update Xcode by hands? Terminal: xcodebuild -...
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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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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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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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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 button,...
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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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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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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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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?

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" and shows that even without giving the ...
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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 C:\...
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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'. ...