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manually downloading android sdk updates?

Anyway we can manually download the sdk updates. We traditionally rely on the android SDK manager for the same. However, there must be someway to download the updates withou the SDK manager's help, ...
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Disable auto-update in Notepad++

Is it possible to configure Notepad++ to stop checking for new versions each time it is run? Every time Nodepad++ is started a dialog pops with: An update package is available, do you want to ...
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Removing a “package” via DISM in a Windows 8 from recovery options (cant boot after update)

today i insatlled about 700mb of updates for my Windows 8 x64 (had not updated it since Jan2014). after update, when it asked to restart, i restarted and then it never booted up again! just a blank ...
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Reset OS X Software Update server

My Software Update is broken. I had tried to set it to update from my OS X server (server.local) (instead of pulling from Apple) to save bandwidth, but was never able to get it working. Now when I ...
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Automatic Flash Player updates (in May 2015)

This has to be one of the most annoying things in computing for me. Often when I reboot some of my computers (which are many, mainly Windows 7), the Adobe Flash Updater appears. I press Download and ...
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How to tell when RedHat was last updated

I have a RHEL 5 server and I want to know the last date in which it was updated. Is this technically feasible? If yes, how?
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Windows 7 updating every time I shut down my PC

In the last few days, every night when I turn off my PC, there is an update installed (1). In the windows updater, it says that it's an "update for windows 7 for x64-systems" (translated word for word ...
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error booting FREEDOS bootable usb on a macbook pro

I'm trying to update my ssd's (m4 crucial 128gb) firmware. I've a macbook pro with dual disk setup, so no cd drive, only ssd as main disk and hdd as second disk in a caddy where the cd/dvd drive used ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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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Cannot update Segate HDD firmware

I've just been given some used HDDs from my friends. Two of them are Segate HDDs which have potential problem known as "Deathgate". All Internet articles say "Update the firmware", so I followed them. ...
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component store is corrupted - 0x800f081f

I had problem install windows update. I found in event log problem with component store. First I check component store with Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool. Scanhealth dism /online ...
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Installing firmware with samsung magician dc

I am trying to get Samsung magican DC to work on my linux (linux mint 17 xfce) computer. I downloaded samsung magician dc from here. Then I downloaded the firmware update files from this page (under ...
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Are these Microsoft Updates Just Unneeded Windows Updates to Develop, Market, Promote, and Install Windows 10? [closed]

Normally, I recommend that Windows users install most Microsoft updates. From what I can tell, this may no longer be good advice. There seems to be now FOUR (4) different updates, all of which ...
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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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Anyone has and is willing to share BIOS update for Sun X4170? [closed]

I have a Sun X4170 server and would like to update its BIOS (for one, Windows 2008 does not work on it). However, since Sun was bought by Oracle, there is no way to download any BIOS update. Does ...
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how to disable KMplayer checking for updates at start up?

How to disable KM player checking for updates always at start up ? It always pops up at start up. Even it's not a direct update, it's going to Cnet downloader when I click ok. How to disable this? ...
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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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Custom generic update server for windows

I need a software which will run on several windows machines and frequently check for updates on a central server. I am not talking about windows updates rather I would like to define my own update ...
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Pacman doesn't download anything - Always 404

I want to install some software on my Raspberry Pi running Arch Linux, but I keep getting error 404. I did some research and found that I needed to do pacman -Syy and pacman -Syu... When I run ...
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Capture user ID of last updated cell in Sharepoint

I want to track who is changing what values in a spreadsheet I have uploaded to Sharepoint. Is it possible to capture the id of a user who last updated a particular cell?
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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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Windows 8 installing updates, then uninstalling them and freezing

My computer is having a bit of an issue with installing updates. It's a Dell Laptop. It hasn't really had this issue before and has been working just fine up until now. I don't play games on it, I ...
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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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Replacing Current Website Using Same Domain: How?

I have currently just finished building a website in notepad for my company (one which I'm very proud of!) and now my next assignment begins: hosting it! We want to use the same domain name as our old ...
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How To Cancel Pending Windows 7 Updates

How To Cancel Pending Windows 7 Updates? The key is pending. The shutdown button has the windows update symbol meaning that there are updates that were selected to be installed which were download ...
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Consequences of turning off computer during Windows Vista update (“Do not turn off your computer”)?

My system has been stuck at "Configuring updates" for about an hour with the percentage stuck at 25%. If I do a hard reboot, what are the likely and worst-case consequences?
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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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Arial, Courier New and Times screen fonts suddenly fuzzy/unreadable

UPDATE: thanks to the Rubber Duck effect, I just stumbled upon this note. It is a known problem: if you have Windows XP and either manually or with some "hack" managed to download the Windows Update ...
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Firefox doesn't update?

![enter image description here][1]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][1] ...
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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 ...
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Clock update on every boot

My laptop computer cmos battery isn't working. i want replace but i need to make drawings on autocad for this reason i cant send my laptop to service. in windows 8 there wasnt any problem but i have ...
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Windows Update keeps causing machines to show “This computer is not running genuine windows” message

Around December 10th-11th, Microsoft pushed down Windows Update KB3004394 which had to do with Root Certificates. Shortly after that I started to hear from my users that they were getting messages ...
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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'. ...
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Can I safely abort a Windows 8 update-restart?

My Windows 8.1 laptop is stuck in a bout of 50 updates. These are horrendously slow and are delaying my work. Can I safely interrupt the update process, i.e. issue an ACPI power off?
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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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Update Windows 7 Embedded

I have Windows 7 Embedded x64. Recently I tried to do the updates, but saw that nothing happens when i click on the button check for updates. What may be the problem? 3 months ago I did the updates ...
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Can't install ie updates on Vista?

I have a laptop running Vista that I use for work and I always installed updates as they were available until a couple of years ago when I found I couldn't access some equipment I had installed on a ...
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How can I achieve “Git”-like update management for Linux?

I want to manage the updates of my Linux system in a similar fashion as Git does it, by being able to move back and forth within "revisions". How could I do that?
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Disable automatic updates in AcdSee Pro 5

I cannot find how to disable ACDSee Pro 5 automatic updates. There is no such option in application settings. The annoying notification comes up after every reboot. And the annoying window comes ...
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Automated Twitter feed based on website update

I need to create an automated Twitted feed based on a particular section of a website that is updated at regular intervals. There is no RSS feed available. Any suggestions? Thanks!!
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Non-microsoft windows update [closed]

I'm looking for some software I've used before but can't remember the name. Its something like aup. Its a non-microsoft alternative for doing updates.
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How to automatically install updates in linux mint 17.1

I have linux mint 17.1 xfce, and I am wondering how to automatically install updates. Every time a new update is available I have to click on the mintUpdate icon on the panel and enter my password and ...