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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Can an app purchased and installed using a specific email id be updated by a different id?

I have Minecraft windows 10 edition but it is purchased from my friend's id which he used to download the game in my PC and then signed out and removed his id. I want to know if I will be able to ...
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How to install WIne on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I am not able to find Wine in software center of Ubuntu. How can I install Wine on Ubuntu 20.04 (64 BIT)?
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How to install several downloaded Microsoft Office updates together?

How to install several downloaded Microsoft Office updates together? Following up from this question: Are Microsoft Office ISO/MSI (Non C2R) periodic updates "Cumulative Rollups" just like ...
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Facing “ this is not applicable to your computer” error when installing KB2919442

I manually tried installing (KB2919442) on my window 8.1 PC which is a prerequisite for (KB2919355), but I get "This update is not applicable to your computer" error each time I tried to install it. ...
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Are Microsoft Office ISO/MSI (Non C2R) periodic updates “Cumulative Rollups” just like Windows?

Latest updates for versions of Office that use Windows Installer (MSI) 04/15/2020 - 2 minutes to read Use the links on this page to get more information about and download the most recent updates for ...
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How to upgrade node js to a specific version in windows 10

I want to upgrade node js to v10.15. How can I do it with or without command prompt in Windows-10.
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Catalina System Preferences shows update badge, but no updates are available

I just upgraded to Catalina, and now my System Preferences icon in the Dock shows an update badge with an annoying little “1” in it: So far, so similar to this old question. Unlike that question, ...
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Accidentally installed Windows 7 Tap driver on my Windows 10 Machine

When installing OpenVPN from https://openvpn.net/community-downloads/, I accidentally installed the Windows 7 version instead of the Windows 10 version. I have tried uninstalling the driver and ...
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Cant find bios update for Gigabyte motherboard [closed]

I am having a hard time finding a bios update anywhere online for the Gigabyte Motherboard GA-P67A-UD3R-B3. Its on bios version F2 which is way outdated and im having trouble having it boot from an ...
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chocolatey updates re-populate start menu at undesired places

I have a habit of categorizing applications on my start menu, so they don't all clog it up but rather arranged in a nice tree-like structure, easy to browse (for me at least). However - I install my ...
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Windows 7 Quality Rollups

My Windows 7 laptop, which it seems hasn't been updated in a long time, is trying to install the September 2019 Quality Rollup, and failing due to an unknown error 80092004. The troubleshooter ...
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Plex update not installing

I'm running a macOS Plex server. I want to update Plex via the "Install Update" button within General settings: Plex immediately quits, and the spinner says that the update is installing: The ...
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Original Touchscreen Firmware for Envy

I downloaded the wrong touchscreen firmware for my ENVY x360 15-cn0xxx ( This is the post that had the link: https://www.reddit.com/r/Hewlett_Packard/comments/cg9lqi/...
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How to solve Unknown package x3270.sh exit code 127 error when updating Cygwin

I got this error when I updated Cygwin. As a new Cygwin user I don't understand much. Is this a critical error? Is there any crucial problem if I can't fix it?
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VM Lagging via connecting with VMWare Horizon Client

We have 20 members those are using VMware Horizon Client to connect to our Virtual Machine on the same Network. From past few days, we are facing VM lagging issue frequently for a Specific user ...
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Cannot open .logicdata file in Salae logic analyzer 1.2.18 on windows

Unable to open the .logicdata file in Salae 1.2.18 version on windows. But can open on different machine which contains windows and Mac. No idea what's the issue. Error
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linux modules extra error

sudo apt-get check Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt --fix-broken install' to correct these. The following packages ...
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Barebox bootchooser/state integration Raspberry Pi 3 issue

I have an issue regarding barebox bootchooser/state integration for Raspberry Pi 3 (used for multiple rootfs + RAUC software update). I am using the following: Yocto Pyro 2.3.2, barebox 2018.12.0 . I ...
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macos 10.14.4: unable to update xcode

I upgraded my macbook pro to 10.14 Mojave, then went to app store, where I attempted to upgrade to the latest xcode. A partial circle began spinning, but then it said I have to upgrade macos further ...
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Has a system upgrade ever really destroyed data? [closed]

Whenever you are upgrading your system, the first step is to back up important data, in case something goes wrong. However, when I am thinking about it, what could possibly realistically go wrong on a ...
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Headphones not working

bought Razer Tiamat V2, and when I plug them into "Line out" hole in my PC I get the sound, but my mic does not seem to be working. Plugging it into other holes does not give either sound/mic. Is it ...
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Permission error in software center on clean Ubuntu 18.04

I need to install the "hide top bar" extension on a clean installation of Ubuntu 18.04. After I open the software center I get his error message on the top under the search bar: Unable to download ...
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Linux: cannot kill “Software & Updates” process

Trying to do a software update, the corresponding program "Software & Updates" got stuck during the cache refresh. How can I kill such a process? I looked at all the running processes with su, ...
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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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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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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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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 ...