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Update Previous iTunes Store/App Store Purchase without Active Apple ID?

I don't have an active Apple ID/iTunes account. How do I update software purchased in the past? How do I go down the "if you don't have an Apple ID" path below? Mac OS X will allow one to bypass ...
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can't run windows update, error 0x8024800c

I've just installed windows 7 home premium 64bit on my Asus K55vd laptop. The error 0x8024800c. I can't seem to perform any of the windows updates. I'm able to connect to the Internet without issues. ...
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Comodo Antivirus - Fails to update signature database

I am using Comodo Internet Security including Antivirus v5.8.213334.2131 Free version. Virus signature database v 25399. OS Windows XP Sp3 I am trying to update this signature online. It downloads ...
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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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Windows 10 Update with Windows Server Update Services

The Windows 10 Clients in my infrastructure don't Update with the local Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) in my network. I created for the Windows 10 Clients a Group Policy which is configuring ...
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How to recover the ubuntu system?

I installed an Ubuntu virtual machine on Vmware. However, one time the disk was full, the system was installing some updates, it quit without giving any message. Now the system is crashed, I can not ...
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MacOS doesn't download the “Yelda 6.0.1” update

I'm using "MacOS 10.12 Beta 2" and the App Store can not download the voice update. How can can I fix that?
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Is it generally recommended to use driver management software to update all obsolete drivers? [on hold]

I installed driver management software (Driver Reviver) and I see dozens of drivers (PCI-E drivers etc.) that are obsolete/outdated. My system currently runs without any major issues and I feel like ...
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Strange certificates when updating with etckeeper in ArchLinux

I just updated my arch distro and got this: create mode 120000 ca-certificates/extracted/cadir/02756ea4.0 create mode 120000 ca-certificates/extracted/cadir/2c11d503.0 create mode 120000 ca-...
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Attempting to Install MSU hotfixes results in “Searching for updates on this computer…” to last forever

I am attempting to install two hotfixes manually from Microsoft - one addresses the svchost.exe extreme memory usage problem, and the other addresses the slow Windows Update problem. This system is a ...
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How to update MYSQL-version on Raspian

I installed MYSQL 5.5.44 on Raspbian using this command line: sudo apt-get install mysql-server But I'm needing at least MYSQL 5.7.8. The version 5.7.13 might be better, so ... how to get this ...
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How to only modify data in table of microsoft access through update queries

I am quite new to Microsoft Access and would appreciate if someone can help me with this. I would like to modify data in table of microsoft access through update queries only but also prevent the ...
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My WD Passport Ultra 1TB is registering the CORRECT password as invalid

I really need help from someone who has more knowledge about WD external hard disks. The story goes like this: Everything was fine until 2 days ago when my WD Passport Ultra 1TB suddenly refused to ...
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Why does Kaspersky Internet Security 2016 not update on Windows 10?

I have recently installed on my Windows 10 Pro computer the Kaspersky Internet Security 2016 (version 16.0.0.614(e)). Kaspersky issued the following message right after the installaion, then began ...
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Microsoft update (MSU) does not find updates for other Microsoft products (e.g. Office) after MSU update

This post relates to an earlier thread of mine to fix a problem with Microsoft Update (MSU) during which I had to re-install MSU under Windows 7, 64bit, SP1. I installed this Microsoft update to fix ...
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How do I remove old Ubuntu update files from /boot?

How do I remove old Ubuntu update files from /boot? I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have done several updates. Now, when I try to update I get the message, “not enough free disk space.” There are 5 Zip ...
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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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Windows Update stuck at searching for updates, MSU also stuck at Searching for updates in Win7 [duplicate]

Yesterday I clean-installed Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with my own legit license key, on my Dell Inspiron 1440 laptop. No issues so far, except some serious, frustrating Windows Update issues. Also, I had ...
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MSE updating fails, no warning or error message

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate, 32-bit. For the last couple of days, MSE doesn't fails to update, remaining stuck at version 1.75.119 I presume that an error log is created somewhere, or an event ...
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Windows Updates can be critical or recommended, but why?

I just wanted to know the difference is between Windows Updates being 'Critical' and 'Recommended'. And also what factors go into deciding this?
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Windows 10 Enterprise - Windows Update Can't Find Update 1511

My computer is running Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows Update refuses to download and install the version 1511 update. I've tried to press "Search for updates" multiple times, but it still keeps ...
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“No version for 'optional' dependency…” when updating Solaris 11.3 on Intel hardware

I'm having trouble updating Solaris 11.3. The problems below show up on both a DL360 G5 hardware (dual Xeons), and a VM guest (Core i7). The Solaris installations use Sun's image, and I did not ...
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How to check if Windows 10 have latest updates? [duplicate]

Sometime it is unclear if updates are installed and if they installed successfully, because sometime updating process freezing on different stages, sometime I have to turn off computer, cause can't ...
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Can't update to Fedora 24?

I'm trying to upgrade my Fedora 23 instance to Fedora 24, and I'm following Fedora's instructions. When I type sudo dnf system-update reboot, my computer reboots. It loads as usual, with the little ...
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Will Windows Reset PC remove windows update and/or drivers?

My PC is running a little slow so I wanted to Reset using the Windows 10 reset feature. Will doing this remove Windows updates or drivers I've installed up to that point?
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One of my three monitors refuses to go into power saving mode after recent Windows update

Very weird situation. I have this Windows 8.1 desktop with 3 monitors. The power setting in CP is to show password protected screensaver after 5 minutes of inactivity, and then turn all of them off ...
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Windows 7 service pack 1 does not get installed

I must install windows 7 service pack 1, for that I go to control panel and from "windows update" when I select service pack 1 update, I get the following message for long time and nothing happens. ...
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How can I upgrade my MSI 790GX-G65 BIOS

I have just installed a new MSI 790GX-G65 and my Windows XP freezes a few seconds after it comes out of any sleep mode (S1, S3 or S4). My mobo has BIOS 1.4; it looks like there was a 1.5 version, a 1....
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Android Studio update and restart doesn't wok

I use Android Studio 2.0.0. There's a new version 2.1.2 available. Every time I open Android Studio, I see a new update is available, and there is a option called update and restart. When I click ...
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Are there real reasons to NOT upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10? [closed]

Windows 10 offers some advancements over Windows 7. Windows 10 also contains some serious disadvantages when compared to Windows 7. Two of the most frequent complaints regarding Windows 10 are: In ...
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Outlook/Hotmail cant send group emails since the update

Since the Outlook update last month, I try to send a group email but this no longer works I get a message: 'Error: The message can't be sent right now. Please try again later.' All other emails send ...
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How do I View Pending Changes on My Computer before Restarting It?

So... my cat jumped up onto my keyboard and hit a bunch of buttons. When the computer finally unfroze, a dialogue window popped up saying that the changes I had made to my computer would not take ...
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Windows 10 update to 1511 installation fails

I'm having problems updating to the Windows 10 November Update (1511) with an error saying "Something Happened" I've tried to update using Windows Update Media Creation Tool Tech Bench ISO I've ...
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If Windows 10 (Upgraded from Windows 7) can be activated after Windows free upgrade offer ends?

I want to know if the Windows 10 can be installed and activated on PC on which Windows 10 was once activated by digital entitlement, after upgrading to Windows 10 from Windows 7, even after the ...
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Windows 7 replaced my image with its cached thumbnail of that image… can I recover it?

So frustrating. I have a huge 700MB tiff file. I edited it for an hour. I saved my edits and closed it. Windows showed the older version of the image in its thumbnail. I googled for a fix. Someone ...
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Is it really necessary to restart the PC after an update? [duplicate]

This question came to my mind mostly because I rarely restart my Linux laptop, so I wondered if this has any negative consequences. Updating is basically just patching applications, so I could imagine ...
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Tenda F303 not working after firmware upgrade

I have a tenda F303 and I needed to port forward a game but on the internet I seen that I need to upgrade the firmware to port forward and some more things.I opened www.tendacn.com and I searched my ...
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Unable to download OS 10.11 El Capitain

It tried to download it but it always fails. I have plenty of room on my disk. It's a MacBook Pro 2013 running OSX Yosemite 10.10.5. First of all, it says it is going to take 1.5 days to complete. ...
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Windows 7 won't update

My problem is that Windows 7 won't update - legal MSDN copy. It says: "the update service is not started", and if I start it, it immediately shuts itself down. In the event viewer is nothing ...
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Can't stop automatic Thunderbird updates (TB & LIghtning incompatible)

It seems Thunderbird (currently 38.6.0 on Windows 8.1 64bit on an Acer laptop) is still automagically updating itself, although I've already set the update policy from "ask" to "never". Not ...
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Can I monitor Windows 10 update sharing feature?

Is it possible to monitor updates shared by the Windows 10 update sharing feature? I'm interested in the number of shared updates and especially their size (corresponding to saved bandwith). ...
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checksetup.pl issue while updating bugzilla to 5.0.3

I have a problem with updating to Bugzilla 5.0.3. The problem is when I try to run checksetup.pl and this is the output that I get : Updating old chart storage format... Updating old charting data ...
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How to know from what microsoft package/update a .dll file comes from?

There are plenty of specific missing X.dll requests here. I would like to know how to get where does a .dll file should come from, especially a microsoft .dll. I have a missing assembly error on my ...
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Flash player updates: auto-updating shuts off by itself

I have observed on various Macs running El Capitan that although the update setting for flash player "Allow Adobe to install updates" is selected, which is also the recommended security setting, after ...
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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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Computer throwing an error after installing updates

E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) What does the error code mean and how can I fix it? I ran these commands down below. apt-get update apt-get dist-upgrade Update The ...
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cannot switch on the microsoft update?

I haven't turned on the windows 7 box for about 9 months. When I try to check the updates, it is supper slow. So I turned of the update other Microsoft product option in windows update -> Change ...
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How to remove all the apt-get packages and updates since installation in Ubuntu 14.04?

Iam working on a new project and i some what messed things up in the operating system and i unnecessarily installed and updates some packages.So i cant figure out which packages i installed,so i have ...
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Google Chrome Update changed my browser resolution [duplicate]

I just updated Chrome and have hit a massive problem in its display it's like someone has lowered the resolution and it is messing with everything. My set up is 1920 x 1080. However, Chrome seems to ...
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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 ...