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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 10 won't give me any control over when to install updates, or when to restart

Windows 10 is driving me crazy. I've noticed this appears to be a problem for a lot of users and I'm aware that this question has been answered on here before. I have tried the solutions provided ...
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AMD970 Hardware Compatibility Issue [on hold]

I'm out of finals and now trying to design and build a computer. And I am making some progress. Here's the problem I am running into during the design. I was going to ask the same question this guy ...
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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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Get the last Microsoft published update, within a script [duplicate]

I have a Powershell script that I use to monitor several machines. Among elements checked, I have the installed Windows OS and the last update installed using : $listeMAJ = Get-HotFix -ComputerName ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Windows 7 - Failure Configuring Windows Updates Reverting Changes Hang / stuck

I've done a clean install of Windows 2 weeks ago, and got 235 updates yesterday, it took roughly 2.5 hours to download them all. When I booted back up today it was "Preparing to configure Windows" ...
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Grub does not pick up new kernels (was: How to update Fedora's kernel)

In a seemingly endless quest to get Vagrant working I am trying to update Fedora. Vagrant needs VirtualBox, VirtualBox needs kernel sources, and kernel sources are only available for the latest kernel ...
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Unsure of outcome of nvidia driver update

I wanted to update my graphics card driver, so I downloaded the latest version from nvidia and installed it (didn't uninstall or do anything to the driver already on my computer). However, when I go ...
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Can't boot neither from hard drive, nor from flash drive after system update (stuck on NVDAStartup: Official)

I tried to update my System to El Capitan. After the required reboot, my Mac won't boot. It boots till the middle of the loading bar and then it stops. As there is no important data on it, I created ...
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How to update Cygwin from Cygwin's command line?

To search and download a package missed from Cygwin I need to run setup.exe GUI each time, click many times and do other boring things. Is there a way to do the same from Cygwin's command line ...
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Upgrade Latest Git Version from x86 to 64bit on Windows

I want to update git version on my PC.The current git version is 1.9.5.msysgit.1 and the path is C:\Program Files(x86)\Git I downloaded latest git (2.8.2) for 64bit. When I click install .exe file, ...
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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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Windows update error 80072EE2 connecting to WSUS

We have a new HP Elitebook 8440p with Windows 7 Pro 64-bit we are deploying on our network. It can run Windows Updates just fine across the Internet; however, when I point it to get Windows Update via ...
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Can't reinstall some removed windows 7 updates

I have removed some important windows updates (such as KB3139852) and want to reinstall them. But the update cannot be found again after clicking check for update. It just showed no important updates ...
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How to update google chrome portable

I use Google chrome portable (so I can transfer cookies between PC's using my USB drive) and I'm getting notifications saying I need to update chrome, but doesn't give an option for chrome portable, ...
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Upgrading python

Is it possible to update python without root access, this is the first time using red hat linux (any linux for that matter) and the default version is python 2.3 which breaks some of my code that i ...
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Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 – in-app update still not coming?

You can see that Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 was made available on March 30: March 30, 2016 Today, we are happy to announce the release of Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 But unlike ...
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Unable to update a strange HDD firmware

I'm not able to update the firmware on a Seagate ST3500620AS hard drive, neither with the Windows update tool nor the bootable CD (available on this page : ...
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Prevent Windows 7 from installing a “critical” updates that crashes the system

I am running Windows 7 home premium. Up until yesterday, everything was going just beautifully, until I received a "critical update". As soon as the critical update was installed, the system became ...
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Can I safely delete the files created by NVIDIA display drivers?

Every time I install a NVIDIA driver the files get unzipped into C:\NVIDIA\DisplayDriver. I assume the setup copies the files to another location and this unzipped data is only useful for the ...
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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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Convert a (-ve) number to a (+ve) or absolute

How do I update a field in a SQL table to change a neg to a pos. (Multiply *-1) I have some data that was loaded using a mapper tool. Unfortunately the data should have been - and was +. The software ...
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there is not updates in my WSUS for window server 2012

i have WSUS configured in Windows server 2008 . and i have mix environment of window 7 ,server 2008 ,2003 and Server 2012 . but i did't seen any updates in WSUS for window server 2012 .in wsus ...
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MS Updates and WSUS Updates

I run the command below and it shows Title and lastDeploymentChangeTime $Searcher.Search("IsInstalled=1").Updates | ft LastDeploymentChangeTime, Title And it will list Date and Title : ...
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How do I prevent Ubuntu from updating certain packages?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed on a Thinkpad machine. Recently I installed NVidia CUDA on it. The installation was successful, thanks to this very helpful guide. Unfortunately, the X server stopped ...
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How do I fix HP Update?

I keep getting the HP update running on my computer. When trying to install, it cancels a few seconds after starting. I see the latest update is a fix to fix this behavior, but that does not work ...
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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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Can I install all Adobe updates and just reboot at the end?

I found a post detailing how to upgrade Adobe Acrobat Pro 8.0.0 to 8.3.1. It involves downloading 13 different patches, and it says you have to reboot after installing each patch. I imagine that ...
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Why am I not able to apply the update “KB2670838” to my computer?

Background: I am trying to run the game "Leo's Fortune" on my computer. It shows the error: "Could not update DXGI factory! Try updating your Windows system." To try and solve this problem, listening ...
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Windows installer fails to update itself with error 0x80073701 ERROR_SXS_ASSEMBLY_MISSING and will not load any other updates

Another symptom is that it claims that there has been no last update installation ever. It quotes a null in a non-existing source code file on somebody's d: drive: 2014-12-27 00:12:17, Error ...
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Why does some software not update itself? [closed]

I would like to know why some software doesn't have an update option? Programs like for example "Steelseries Engine", "HwInfo", "VirtualBox" do not update themselves. When they notify me about a new ...
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After installing Debian, can't update

I tried editing the sources.list file to update the repo but it didn't work. Here is my list atm: # # deb cdrom:[Debian GNU/Linux 8.3.0 _Jessie_ - Official amd64 lxde-CD Binary-1 $ deb ...
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New install indicator while install updating on Ubuntu

In the update manager of ubuntu I see several libraries marked with New Install. I don't know what is the benefit I can get from that New Install? What if I just want a normal upgrade, not a New ...
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How to get a list of Software Updates that have been applied to my MacBook Pro via Software Update

How can I get a list of the patches that have been applied to my MacBook Pro via the Mac OS X software updater?
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My Windows 10 is downloading update files. How to stop it immediately?

My Windows 10 is downloading update files. How to stop it immediately? I could not find any stop button.
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centos upgrade openssl - CVE-2016-0800 - drown attack

Because of recent vulnerabilities discovered in old openssl versions I have to upgrade it. But there is no current Version in the Centos Repositories... Is there a trustworthy repository out there ...