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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Unable to update Windows OS

I've been struggling to update my Windows computer since January of this year. I think I've tried updating my computer 8-10 times. However, every time, the progress percent reaches 90 something and ...
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Firefox Developer cannot update automatically

I have Firefox Developer Edition 96.0b3 installed on my Debian Bullseye Stable system. Each time I open up Firefox, I am prompted to download the updated version of Firefox, because it "could not ...
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Install modern browser on MacOs 10.4.11

I want to use an old iMac on MacOsX 10.4.11 as my office pc. I mainly need a modern webbrowser. Is there any chance that i can install a new browser on MacOsX 10.4.11? Or can i even update MacOs? ...
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Method or application for updating files and/or applications on many remote computers?

I have several Windows 10 and Windows 7 machines that are operating remotely. Sometimes, certain files or executables need to be updated. This would involve the following. Close running program. ...
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When an automatic update of the Microsoft Teams Windows client is performed, where are these updated files saved?

I've just launched the Windows build of the Microsoft Teams client on a machine that hasn't had it running since the end of last year. After several seconds, the application restarted and presented me ...
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Do I need to keep update for microsoft powerpoint 2010?

I was cleaning up my windows 10 pc today using IOBit Uninstaller because I had installed a lot of junk. After uninstalling everything I know about I found a lot of Security Update for Microsoft Office ...
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How to upgrade (migrate) a flatpak environment

On updating my Flatpak with flatpak update, I get following message: Info: org.gnome.Platform//3.36 is end-of-life, with reason: The GNOME 3.36 runtime is no longer supported as of February 13, ...
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Cannot update Linux with pacman

Trying to update my Artix (Arch derived) Linux from the command line with: sudo pacman -Syu I get the following error: ... Total Download Size: 3.15 MiB Total Installed Size: 15628.07 MiB Net ...
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Error 1721: AsusInstallVerifier.exe (A program required for this install to complete could not be run)

Well ever since the Asus FrameworkService version 1.0.4.1 every single update has failed with the message saying Error 1721. There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program required ...
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ubuntu 20.04 - trouble updating software

When I try to run the software updater on Ubuntu 20.04, the text in the updater window disappears and the empty window sits there doing nothing. I tried restarting the computer with no change. The ...
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How to disable the auto update feature of a software.?

For the conference call / meeting , there is a tool name free conference call for desktop (windows 10), the desktop tool works fine with base version, but withe latest version its not working properly....
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How can I search timeviewer.tv purely without the need to click on search for TeamViewer

When you search for timeviewer.tv website, Google will tell "Do you want to search TeamViewer?" I need to know if you can tell me how can I search for timeviewer.tv purely without the need ...
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Can you run a Windows Application inside Linux without Third Party Software like WINE?

I want to install an application originally designed for Windows in Ubuntu, but I don't want to install other software, such as WINE, to be able to do it. Is that possible?
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Thunderbird cannot connect to my pop email account since upgrade from 68.x to 78.2.2 today

I've got a gmail connection which works fine, and a pop mail connection to my ISP. It says on the status line Connected to pop.rcn.com... but nothing ever happens, no new mails download. Yet ...
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Windows 10: 0x80070241 - Download Error (Windows Update)

I've joined the Insiders and now i'm updating but, when i update, an error comes up stating its 0x80070241 error code... how can i fix this? this problem is going for a while now. Here's a link to the ...
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How do VS developers handle debugging to iOS from Windows?

Problem I am facing: I need to have the most recent/ compatible version of Visual Studio(windows), Visual Studio(Mac), and Xcode in order to use my set up correctly. This means every month or so ...
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Cannot upgrade my MacBook Air to macOS Catalina

I have a Macbook Air (Early 2015 model) with High Sierra on it. I want to upgrade it to the lastest macOS. When I go to the app store and hit the "download" button, it simply grays out and ...
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Far Manager - *.cpp file association

I've been trying to get started with Far Manager, but there are not many good resources out there for setting it up as an ide. Specifically, I'm trying to create a *.cpp file association so I can ...
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DLL module can't be found after updating to latest Windows 10, version 2004

I recently updated my Windows 10 Pro to version 2004. Since then I've had clunky experiences, having to shutdown the computer to get out of trouble. I am getting a notification saying: Unable to ...
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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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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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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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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: ...
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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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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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