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How to enable disable updates to Microsoft Edge Legacy AND Microsoft Edge Chromium

Looking for a solution that works for both Microsoft Edge (EdgeHTML) [sometimes called Legacy Edge] AND Microsoft Edge (Chromium). I would like to block updates then unblock updates when I'm ready to ...
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Windows 10 ignores active hours and offers reboot in the middle of the day to apply installed updates

Our company has set up a group policy "Turn off auto-restart for updates during active hours" and set the period from 8 am to 11 pm. Everything works fine, but on a single laptop, Windows seems to be ...
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excel 2016 autoupdates from one workbook to other (emailed) workbooks [duplicate]

I have this same question. I want to send a workbook to my collogues (each worksheet will be locked/protected) and I will keep the master (unprotected). When I make a change(s) how can all the other ...
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How can i stop Viber auto updates on Windows?

Is there a tricky hacky way to stop Viber auto updates on Windows? Want to stop it.
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Disable Firefox update popover

I run Firefox Nightly (68.0a1) and it pretends to allow me to choose when to update, but then proceeds to nag me about it nonstop until I cave in and actually do an update. As you can imagine this is ...
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how to find out that windows 10 has just been updated?

We all know that on windows 10 not completely possible turn off updates. How to find out that windows 10 has just been updated? Maybe with powershell I can do this?
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How to stop Firefox 52 ESR from auto-updating?

I am trying to download the Firefox 52.9.0 ESR (32-bit) as it can run Java as a plugin in the browser. I've been doing this by taking the zip file from the archive, extracting it to my desired folder, ...
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Xcode downloading update in the background?

I often see Xcode downloading heavily and it's not clear what. I did not download it through the App store - and do not see anything updating there. There are no automatic simulator updates and ...
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Chrome kiosk: can auto updates and Safe Browsing downloads be disabled or blocked?

I are running Chrome in kiosk mode in custom linux environment, and have IoT devices that run on cellular. I am noticing that Chrome periodically downloads approximately 3MB of data an hour, updating ...
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windows 10 1709 disable updates powershell [duplicate]

How to disable windows update in windows 10 1709? I have tried New-Item "HKLM:SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU" -Force Set-ItemProperty -Path "HKLM:SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\...
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Unattended Eclipse update

I have to update my Eclipse frequently via "Check for Update" or "Install new Software" and looking for more convenient way than doing it by hand. Some sort of unattended batch file starting eclipse ...
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Stop Windows 10 OS Updates [duplicate]

I have a machine with a warm boot issue, and Windows 10 installed on it. That issue being when updates are applied and the OS attempts to reboot itself it fails. If I manually boot it is fine.....fix ...
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Windows 10 Update Kills Network

Today my system got a Windows 10 Home update. The update killed networking and after it I could not connect to any computer or drive on the network. Rebooted a few times for good measure and nothing ...
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Hide Chrome update notification

I'm using Google Chrome for Digital Signage and also making it play audio (radio) in a second tab, but since Chrome v60 they removed the flag (disable-gesture-requirement-for-media-playback) to ...
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How stop Google Chrome auto - update? [duplicate]

Hello i want stay in Chrome v51.0.2704.106 but it's impossible because the auto- update and its aggressive integration into windows I already edited the Registry of windows and does not work. I ...
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Firefox auto-update for school administration

Is there a way to let an administrator (or root on mac) type a password once to set up auto updates for Firefox? This would need to survive a reboot, as well as not require the browser to be running ...
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So Microsoft killed DHCP with a Win10 software update. How to fix it?

http://arstechnica.com/business/2016/12/microsoft-windows-10-dhcp-broken-update/ Excerpt: Microsoft has quietly fixed a software update it released last week, which effectively prevented ...
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What are the default programs/apps/tools in a windows 10 home edition that auto update

I own a Dell Inspiron 5559 laptop with Windows 10 Home edition. I wanted a list of programs that automatically update themselves in the background so that I can disable them. Till now I have ...
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How can I link excel cell to updated value from web?

Is there a MS-excel function that allow to link data from the web? I am tryning to create a model based on MS-excel spreadsheet with financial data. How can I update the cells with the today value ...
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Linux Mint autoupdates [duplicate]

Under mac and Windows, the updates can be done automatically. For certain people, this is great. In Linux Mint 17, I can't find an option to enable the updates automatically. I know there is a trick,...
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Windows 10 - how to disable windows auto update, while using deepfreeze?

We use deepfreeze, which is a software for cybercafe, public locations to allow the user to use the PC but on reboot it clean everything and goes back to our old stable setup. Now that windows 10 ...
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iDraw application automatically changed name to Graphic

So iDraw was recently acquired by Autodesk (name has changed to Graphic) and even though I didn't download an update, or have autoupdate enabled, it automatically changed the application's name. I ...
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installed Software Version [closed]

I am developing software which is distributed through setup (Create with old Visual Studio 2003) and which is AutoUpdated through an AutoUpdate I created. This AutoUpdate replaces new files, updates ...
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windows 10 updates - install on shutdown instead of immediately

Windows 10 Pro installs updates whenever the system feels like it. Sometimes this is extremely inconvenient, like installing updates while on a presentation or working on some important files. On ...
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Scheduling WordPress auto-updates

Is it possible to schedule when WordPress does its automatic updates? I don't want my site going down for an update during peak times or really any time during the day. I wish there was an option in ...
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windows 8.1 updates broke wifi

Windows auto-update has killed my wifi. Its a new machine and I forgot to turn auto-update off. I've had this machine for a month and everything has been A-OK. The last updates, 13/5/2015, killed wifi ...
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Windows 7 (x64) Update encounters an unknown error. ErrNo: 80244021

I used to update my Win7_x64 & Office2010_x64 regularly with no problem. It's been several months that I can't update anymore and keep receiving this error: 'an unknown error Code 80244021' while ...
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Sublime Text log last updates of plugins

I really would love to know the way of getting the last release notes of my plugins without doing it manually. Is there a way to have the last updates done automatically? With the release notes? ...
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How to update chrome browser without uninstall ( for error 1 )?

I'm using chrome Version 33.0.1750.154 and i cant update my browser to new version. I have noticed that the following error in => About Google Chrome Tab Version 33.0.1750.154 Update failed (...
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Auto-Update personal outlook contacts on GAL changes

I use Outlook where I have the Global Address List (GAL) online from an Exchange Server. Some of those contacts have been added to my personal contacts list in outlook. There are also some Lync ...
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Browsers versions without auto-update

I would like to know which version of the various browsers did not update to the latest version automatically. For example, IE8 won't auto-update to IE9 while IE9 auto-updates to IE10. I think ...
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Is there a way to find out if a Windows 7 workstation has updates turned off in the control panel?

I have a domain with a group policy to run updates every night at 3AM. If the computer is turned off, the next time a user logs into the computer, the updates are downloaded. When the users shuts ...
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How to schedule download of windows 8.1 updates?

This is because my internet traffic is limited by ISP and it's free only during a specific period throughout the day (2:00am-7:00am). I've set windows update setting to check for updates but notify me ...
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Listing scheduled automatic updates

In windows 7, the shutdown button shows the shield when it must execute an automatic udpate. How can I list the automatic updates that the system will execute? I need to know what are the update ...
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Cannot Connect to the Internet After Installing Updates

I have Windows XP and yesterday all was fine. Installed auto updates before shutting down last night and now this morning cannot connect to the internet using either Firefox or IE. Router is fine, ...
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Automatic distribution of Java update

Is there a solution like WSUS for windows, where the update can be pushed automatically to all the systems in the network and install without the user requiring to enter Admin credentials? Currently ...
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How do I have Java auto-update for both 32-bit and 64-bit?

I have both Java 32-bit and Java 64-bit installed on my computer, and when automatic updates rolls around it asks me to save in Program Files (x86), but no equivalent for 64-bit Java comes up. How can ...
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How to delete a downloaded OS X automatic update?

I'm running 10.6.5 and do not want to upgrade. Software Update has conveniently downloaded a 1.09 GB update that I have no interest in installing - it is downloaded but is sitting dormant - but I can'...
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Auto update chrome extensions outside web store

Chrome automatically updates your installed extensions if they where installed through the web store. On the other hand, if you're using an extension that isn't posted there, you can manually add it ...
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Why must Windows apply updates when shuting down and starting up and can this be disabled?

Why does Windows apply updates when shutting down AND turning on? I'm working on Windows 7 and would like to know if this can be disabled. It's really bad when I need to leave and turn off my laptop ...
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Applescript Adobe Updater

So, I am new to Applescript editor and I am trying to write code to automatically update computers. For some odd reason I can not seem to get Adobe to update successfully. I tried using Accessibility ...
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FireFox 3.6 insists on automatic update, but fails to start - How can I disable auto udpate?

I am using FoxTester to run firefox 3.6 to test my development site on non-html5 browsers. It used to work fine for week until suddenly when try to launch 3.6 it will try to install an update (...
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How to get along with Java updates (Windows)

We've learned how to disable automatic java updates, but whether we update Java manually or automatically, is there a way to make it less annoying? Personally, I wouldn't mind Java updating ...
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Should Microsoft Automatic Updates run on Windows 7?

I have recently come across two Win 7 PC's which were configured by a professional however they both had Microsoft Automatic Updates disabled. The PC's are mostly for home use. What legitimate ...