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Questions tagged [software-update]

The process of updating system software or installed software to a later or newer version; usually adding extra features or functionality.

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HBCDCustomizer.exe (15.2) Parted Magic, how to update then save? Still useful in 2019, lets get this answered! :)

HBCDCustomizer.exe (15.2) Parted Magic, how to update then save? Between the .zip's under Files and the .cmd's above/beside Files dir, it's looking like some kind of Porteus or 4MLinux type system... ...
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Failed Jetpack Update Destroyed My Wordpress Website [migrated]

All was not lost, fortunately, but because I had an old copy of the website and database and used a local server I was able to determine the culprit behind the loss of all my recent changes. I was ...
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Is a different sub version of Media encoder compatible with After effects?

I tried to use Media encoder 2015.3 with After effects 2015.0 but I got errors when tried to use dynamic link. I got error that Media encoder is not installed. Similarly, when tried to access .ae file ...
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error: Platform version is not compatible (XUL runner)

Not sure why I'm getting an XUL error: XUL runner error: Platform version '61.0.2' is not compatible with minVersion >= 61.0.1 maxVersion <= 61.0.1 Particularly when this version of Firefox ...
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Questions about locking down Windows Store Apps with Software Restriction GPO

A software restriction GPO has been configured and applied to a test environment with the following rules: %programfiles%\WindowsApps\Microsoft.WindowsStore* - Disallowed - For Windows 10 Pro With ...
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CVE-2012-5785 fix in apache axis2 [closed]

Can anyone please tell me in which version of Apache axis2 CVE-2012-5785 is fixed? Thanks in advance
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Is there an advantage to block level based vs file based software updates [closed]

I see that there are these two ways to do software updates. Regular linux does file based updates but Android shifted to block based updates. Is there an advantage to this? How does a block level ...
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PDF Notes no longer editable in Mac OS X 10.13?

I used to use Preview.app to add notes to pdfs: select some text, highlight it, "Add Note". Maybe later control/right-click and "Edit Note". Or use the "Highlights and Notes" sidebar to see all of the ...
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How does my machine know it needs updating when it is air-gapped?

I have a machine running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. It has a wifi card, but I have turned off wifi, and as an extra precaution, I have disabled networking. So, in my mind, though the wifi card is still ...
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macOS Google update fails with “Agent is running as user id 502, which is not the console user. Bailing”

I am using an iMac with High Sierra (10.13.2). There are some problems with it running slowly and as part of the investigation have looked at the system.log file. Google Software Update seems to be ...
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Which update from Windows Update Catalog

According to Settings >> System >> About I have currently: Windows 10 Pro Version: 1703 OS Build: 15063.850 System type:x64-based processor Which of these updates do I have to install? Windows ...
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How to change the order of packages updating with Chocolatey?

When executing cup all -y it looks like Chocolatey updates all the packages alphabetically. Is there an option to change this behavior to sort the packages by size, and then install largest or ...
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Why do my kernel packages contain the name of a different ubuntu version?

I run Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) on my desktop at work. I cannot upgrade because subsequent distributions of Ubuntu are incompatible with my lab's robot. In the latest set of security updates, I noticed, ...
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Access denied during monitor driver update

I have monitor IIYAMA PROLITE XUB2790HS-B1. When I want to update software (downloaded from IIYAMA site) I got below error: How to update drivers? (like manually copy?)
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Command line tools won't update (keeps on coming back)

I am using OS X 10.12.3 and the Managed Software Center keeps on inviting me to update "Command line tools" version 8.2. If I do update it, the message comes back a little later. Is there any way to ...
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Any alternative way to upgrade OpenBSD

I have an older network access controller running OpenBSD 3.9. Looking over man pages and website for OpenBSD the process to update still looks locked in the old days - manual updates only one step at ...
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Unable to update or install any software in Linux mint 17.3

This is the error that throws up: W: Failed to fetch http://packages.domain.com/dists/trusty/InRelease W: Failed to fetch http://packages.domain.com/dists/trusty/Release.gpg Unable to connect to ...
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clean software installation avoiding piracy

I am using an ACER Aspire 6930 laptop still running vista 64 bit. When I purchased a Dell Inspiron running windows 10 last year I found it to be inferior. I would like to install the software onto the ...
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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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Tablet won't boot

Hello there I was wondering if anyone can help. I have a hipstreet Pilot Tablet. I think it's either got a corrupted OS file that it won't connect to Wi-Fi or boot with saying files are not installed. ...
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Problems updating to macOS Sierra with a hard drive that has an ampersand (“&”) in its name

I have a mid-2011, iMac 27", 3.4 GHZ with 24 GB of RAM running El Capitan. When I try to update to Sierra, the update fails with a message: Cannot write to null. Researching this subject, it ...
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jump list gone after office update from 2010 to 2013

I recently updated from office 2010 to office 2013 and my jump list is gone for excel,word etc. I had saved the CustomDestinations and Automaticdestinations file. however this apparently does not help....
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Why are these Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 publishers in Russian?

The publisher of many of these Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 and 2013 Redistributable packages is in Russian: Why is this?
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how to disable traystatus update messages?

How to disable traystatus updates popup ? this sofware keeps bothering me with update messages and i want it to stop ! i've tried to edit hosts file and block the address www.traystatus.com - but ...
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Increase Fan Speed on Lenovo 100 Series Laptop

How can one increase the fan speed on this laptop through software without doing so with additional hardware. Already tried using Speedfan and looking through the bios but no controls for fan there. ...
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Adobe Reader DC Update - Newer Version already installed

Machine I'm currently working on Windows 7 Enterprise x64 with company image HP EliteOne 800 G2 AIO The user has a corporate webapp that is supposed to display reports in PDF form using Adobe ...
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Linux Mint Proxy Issues

My issue is that I've been unable to have the terminal command sudo apt-get upgrade to not run on the proxy. I've tried unset {http,https,ftp}_proxy and unset {HTTP,HTTPS,FTP}_PROXY to no avail. I've ...
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Adobe After Effect CS5 10.0 to 10.5 Updater not working?

I have installed my Adobe After Effect CS5 version 10.0.0.458, and i'm planning to upgrade to the CS5 version 10.5 (Found from this adobe link). But strangely, from the 2 links given on that page. ...
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Can't update meteor, because it can't download manifest

I've meteor installed via npm and I'd like to update it, but I can't. I've tried: $ meteor update Failed to download manifest. but it fails with: Failed to download manifest. So then I've ...
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How to update or retrieve software for my webcam?

How can I update or retrieve the software needed to run the integrated webcam on my HP Pavilion laptop? I lost access to the original program for it after switching out my hard drive. Or can I install ...
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Error when trying to update Oracle linux server 6.4

I have downloaded this oracle linux VM: Pre-built Virtual Machine for SOA Suite and BPM Suite 11g http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/soasuite/learnmore/vmsoa-172279.htmlI In order to ...
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Software to clean windows junk file [closed]

I'm looking for any free software or way around to clean junk files and make more space available in Windows drive. Using Windows 10
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Oracle SQL Developer update

I am trying to update my Oracle SQL Developer 4.1.2.20. When I select components such as MySQL JDBC Driver or Perforce Extension then I am asked to log in using my Oracle Web Account. This is when ...
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How to automatically update all Third party software in Windows?

My Windows has several software and they pop up at different time asking for updates and that's really annoying, because many demand restarting. I'd like to be able to update all the software just ...
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Update levels for Linux Mint, synaptic versus the command line

I came to Linux as an winXP refugee, and I'd prefer not to get deeper into the nuts and bolts than I have to. I am fairly comfortable with the command line (I'm an old geezer who worked on several ...
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OS X El Capitan stuck on Beta without Software Update

I have an issue with OS X El Capitan. I just noticed in "About this Mac" that my version is "10.11 Beta (15A279b)" but in Software Update I have no option to upgrade to GM. Should I just download ...
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Why does my D-Link DSL-2730U router claim the firmware update “contains an illegal image”?

I have a D-Link router. Its software (firmware) causes a lot of problems so I try to update it. My router model is DSL-2730U so I downloaded the original firmware from this site: http://www.dlinkmea....
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Does Chocolatey check whether a program is already the latest version before attempting to upgrade?

Previously titled: "Does Chocolatey know when a program updates itself?" Assume that I have installed a program such as Google Chrome or Telegram via Chocolatey: choco install googlechrome choco ...
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Share OSX Yosemite updates over a network

We have about 7 networked Macs running Yosemite in an area with very poor broadband. When running the app store updates for just system applications all machine are trying to download them and ...
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Where can I find OpenVPN Connect for Windows? [closed]

A few months ago, I have installed a program called "OpenVPN Connect" (from OpenVPN Technologies) and I wanted to check if there were any recent updates, but I couldn't find any trace of that program ...
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Why do people still make 32 bit software [closed]

Why do companies like Microsoft still make 32 bit operating systems, when everyone have at least a dual core CPU? Why do software developers release 32 bit versions? I want to know this since I don't ...
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Start Firefox update (nightly) without actually starting firefox [duplicate]

I'm running a nightly version of Firefox (aptly called "Nightly"), and there's a problem. Given this is a nightly release, one of the recent updates, pretty much make Firefox unusable - it'll crash ...
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Switch Server to use GCC version 4.8.1

I'm banging my head against a wall, I followed the instructions detailed here: https://superuser.com/a/677640 When I ran yum install devtoolset-2-gcc-4.8.1 devtoolset-2-gcc-c++-4.8.1 this was the ...
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Cannot update or download Chrome [closed]

I run Win 7 64 and use Chrome as my usual browser. It got out of date and impossible to update, due to inconsistent Google update group policy settings. I finally deleted it, tried to reinstall, but ...
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How to turn off notification about available updates in Modern-UI apps?

When I start any Windows 8.1 Modern-UI app, it may notify me that the app need update. Thus, to use it I have to update the app, but this is troublesome if I don't want to update the app (at that ...
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Windows Installed Updates - Remove grouping by program [duplicate]

Background In Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features > Installed Updates one can view all updates, sorting them by date installed. However, these updates are grouped by program before being ...
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I have trouble on installing 64bit windows 8.1 on my laptop

I have a disc image of an installer for 64 bit windows 8.1. I mount it and it displays the content. I double click on the "set-up" application and it does not run. It says "This app can not run on ...
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What are the rationales behind that Java does not overwrite / remove its older updates after each update?

Can I uninstall the older updates? Regarding updates, I am referring to those Update 1, Update 2, e.g. Java 7 Update 1, Java 7 Update 2, and so on. I am speaking with respect to Java for Windows.
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Automatic Deployment role in sccm2012R2

I'm configuring some Automatic deployment rule in SCCM2012R2 .After specifying product updates ,the wizard noticed that just first 1000 update will deployed .So I divided updates in two rules .now I ...
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Updating system drivers on Win 8 [closed]

I hope this isn't the wrong place to ask this, but if it is I apologize ahead and will close the thread ASAP. I have an Asus G73Jw with Windows 8.1 and I was looking into make it run faster/more ...