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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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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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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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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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Windows 7 checking for Windows Updates cause memory use to blow up

It started doing this a couple weeks ago, had NEVER done this before. Windows 7 Home Premium. Basically, when Windows checks for updates now, the memory used by the svchost process that holds ...
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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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Unable to update chrome: updates disabled by administrator

When I go chrome://help/ it is showing up: Version 34.0.1847.116 m Updates are disabled by the administrato Why this option is displayed? How to remove this option? How to update the chrome? ...
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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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I'm receiving Windows Update error 8024402f after changing update to include MS office

Brand new Dell desktop with Windows 7 Ultimate. Windows Update works fine until I add MS office 2007 and then change Windows update to "Get updates for other Microsoft products. Then the error ...
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How to update the system using the terminal?

I normally update my Linux Debian using the Update manager, but how can I do that using the terminal?
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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 ...
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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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Selective update with pacman / yaourt?

I´m using yaourt in ArchLinux. Is it possible to do a yaourt -Syu but only including packages from core/extra or what I want? How to update single packages? yaourt -U <package> does not work ...
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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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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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Update links of a power point file freze when I move the containing folder

I've a powerpoint with some links to graphs of an excel file. This way, when the graphs in the excel change, they automatically change in the ppt. The problem is that, if I move the ptt and the excel ...
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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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How to know when a webpage is updated?

I'm looking for some way to know when a webpage is updated. This site it's really not very "web 2.0", doesn't have ajax, it seems like plain HTML. I need a way to get an instant notification when the ...
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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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Script to Open Quicken and update Accounts

I am trying to write a script that will open the Quicken Program and then execute a Shift Command U.. when it finishes updated the accounts, it will close the application. This is what I have. tell ...
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How to install new packages on Cygwin?

I installed the latest version of Cygwin with a number of packages. I soon realised that I need more packages (such as wget, etc) and I couldn't find a way to install the new packages without running ...
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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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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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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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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.