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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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How do I launch an hourly version of anacron?

I have a cron job (system update) that fires off every hour. However, I would like it to be reset every time the machine resumes from standby or hibernation. The command is already launched at each ...
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should you install specific drivers from your motherboard / video card manufacturer, or let Windows do the job? [duplicate]

I have a computer which is working fine after a windows re-install. However, I did not install any drivers at all, they seem to have been installed via Windows Update. Back then, I remember I had to ...
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All XP updates on DVD

This is a general question for all XP systems. With the end of the XP life cycle, I began to wonder how people will get a system patched to the last update. I know about slipstreaming, but haven't ...
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update gcc /g++ on Cent Os 5.9

I would like to update gcc/g++ on my Cent Os 5.9. The version I have is 4.1.2 : Would it be possible to update it to 4.4.7 like Cent Os 6.4 WITHOUT updating the entire operating system? It looks to ...
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Why do some Operating systems require reboots for certain tasks? [duplicate]

Windows always requires a reboot after updates or big programs are installed. Linux generally does not require reboots but occasionally does. It seems to me that the OS should be able to ...
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Is there any way I can find mac updates location and downlad them manually?

I have a very slow internet connection that gives me lost signal every few minutes and it get's even worse when it comes to update my mac. Apple only allows you to download updates using its stupid ...
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DKMS failing to complete in Ubuntu 12.04

After my last attempt to run an update with sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade I got into a never returning update step (see below). So far I can only Ctrl+C but it will be triggered again ...
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What happen when we shutdown system during OS update process [duplicate]

I had an interesting question asked for which I didn’t have any clue. I have Googled around this about haven’t found any result of which help me answer this question. So here are the questions: The ...
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Convenient way to check Windows 7 hardware for driver updates?

I will not list the make and model of my laptop as I want this question to help others and not be specific to me. However, this is for Windows (specifically Windows 7). I found a program This ...
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Preventing Apple from writting files to USB drives [duplicate]

When I stick a USB drve in a Mac they write all these dot files to it. Is there a way to prevent this? Why does apple do this.
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How can I search and install Windows Updates through the command-line? [duplicate]

I need to automate the task of search and install Windows 7 and 8 updates through the command line(it could be over cmd, vbs or powershell), there is some way? Thanks in advance.
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Global Windows Software Updater

Is there a way like in Linux how you update ALL your software a way to also update ALL your Windows software at the same time? Or just to check and see which applications are outdated and need to be ...
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How do I disable Google Chrome silent updates?

I've done the instructions that I found online and Chrome is still automatically updating itself. I've downloaded and installed the ADM template so I can use Local Policy to disable updates. I've set ...
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E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored…” when tunning “sudo aptitude update”?

This is what the end of output after I run sudo apt-get update on Ubuntu 12.04: 35% [Working]W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/eclipse-team/ppa/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/source/Sources 404 ...
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Windows 8.1 Pro RTM Update Fails on Macbook Air 2012

Updating Windows 8 Pro x64 to 8.1 Pro RTM* fails with error code 0xC000000e on my 13" Macbook Air 2012 running Windows 8 Pro natively. The Windows 8.1 ISO is located on a secondary Windows partition. ...
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System not booting up after OS X Update 10.8.5

I am new to MAC (and also to this forum). Yesterday, I updated my OS to 10.8.5 and I am unable to boot it again. On boot up, it shows some error message on black screen with some message: A part of ...
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Repeating important updates for Microsoft Office 2007

Today I've started important updates for Windows Vista on laptop. Those updates include updates for other programs from Microsoft Update including Microsoft Office 2007 suit. All important updates ...
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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 [duplicate]

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 ...