Questions tagged [updates]

This tag is used for problems with updating software in general. It may be appropriate to use other tags in addition to this one to show what program/operating system you are trying to update.

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Fedora: Removing broken kernels from boot menu

I have a dual-boot (Fedora / Windows 10) Dell laptop. Nearly as often as not, when I run a dnf update I get a broken kernel (at least as far as my laptop is concerned). What I mean by "broken" is ...
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Segarazo Virus and problems on laptop [duplicate]

I have Win 7 64-bit laptop. I used to get a problem in Program Files which I never installed, it would install itself back when I uninstalled. It is Segurazo anti-virus. It says I have a subscription. ...
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Https websites don't open in any browser

After turning my laptop on as usually on 14.05.2020, I have unsuccesfully tried opening https websites on Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge. Chrome shows me NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID error. ...
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Texlive Binaries Error on Updating Kali Linux 2020

I tried updating Kali Linux to 2012.2. Everything went smooth except this texlive-binary error, given below. root@kali:~# sudo apt update && sudo apt -y full-upgrade Hit:2 https://deb....
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Adding new attendees

When I add new attendees to an existing meeting and select "update only new/cancelled" it does not update the original participants with a new list, so they always ask to add the same people. Shouldn'...
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pfSense reports “The process will require x MiB more space”, still shows old version after upgrading

Today I tried to upgrade my pfSense system. Previous version was 2.4.4 and it told me 2.4.5 was available. I started the upgrade, it downloaded packages and somewhere reported The process will ...
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Updating old BIOS

I looked up my BIOS update online and it said it was recommended that I update it using windows 8. I have Windows 10. Will this cause any problems? The latest update for my BIOS was in the 2015 (yes ...
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Laptop froze when updating to Ubuntu 20.4

So my laptop froze when updating from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. I chose the "delete obsolete programs" when updating, do not know if that has to do with anything. Everything installed and downloaded ...
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Server 2012 - Unable to install Windows Updates

We are having issues installing windows updates(we use Ivanti to install updates) on Server 2012. SharePoint 2013 is installed on this server. An example is KB4540726 won't install. Manually ...
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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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Windows update failed with 0x80070003

I can't update my windows 10 with the KB4549951 update. Windows keeps rolling back my update during the restart. The error message said "Failed to install" with error code 0x80070003. What I have ...
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Turn off Microsoft Apps auto update on a Mac

Microsoft used to just do a system notification you could easily disable. Now they launch the auto update program once per day (interrupting whatever you are doing to put the focus on the auto update ...
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Incorrectly saved file lost during recent update - cannot find anywhere

I had a Word .docx file in process, mistakenly saved to documents in quick access instead of documents in C:drive. An update came through and when I went to open the file the error said it had no path,...
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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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i keep on getting an error message even after i run the troubleshoot for updates

15 April 2020 today when i ran the update i got the following message there were problems installing some updates, but we'll try again later 2020-02 cumulative update for.net framework 3.5 and 4.8 for ...
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Updates for windows 10 version 1909 x86?

today 12 April 2020 when i went to install the latest update i got this message 2020-03 cumulative update for windows 10 version 1909 for x86-based systems (KB4551762)-error 0x800f0988? What does it ...
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Is Ubuntu 20.04's beta release a seperate channel, or will I be able to jump to stable once it's released?

I'm planning to install Ubuntu 20.04 Beta, and before installing, I want to know if I will be able to update/upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 Final/Stable once it's released. I'm thinking, maybe if that's not ...
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How can it be that most software for Windows treats each single update as if you are installing the software for the first time? [closed]

Notepad++ just nagged me about a new version for the millionth time. Finally giving in, this time I clicked "OK" with a sigh instead of "Cancel". And so it started downloading the latest version, but ...
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Cannot upgrade Windows 10

I have a Lenovo laptop and non-UEFI installation of Windows Enterprise on it. I'm stuck on version 1803. When I try to upgrade to 1909, it downloads and installs it but after reboot no OS cannot be ...
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updating to macOS Catalina 10.15.4 - not working

Just wondering if anyone has the same issue. Never happened to me, but I can't update macOS. I have 10.15.3 and the update notice on the desktop. I hit "update now" and the it asks me to reboot; I do ...
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Prevent Firefox from purging open tabs/ windows on updates

Normally, when you close Firefox with a bunch of opened tabs, they get stored in a file called previous.jsonlz4 and are restored the next you open Firefox. However, over the last couple of months, I ...
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Why do I keep getting a 2020-03 cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1909 for x86 based systems (KB4551762) - error 0x8e5e0147?

Why do I keep getting a 2020-03 cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1909 for x86 based systems (KB4551762) - error 0x8e5e0147? I keep clicking on retry and keep on getting the same message each ...
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Windows 10, automatically updates installation after a certain period of time

We want to give our users the opportunity to choose when to install updates. But we need to control the installation process. If the user does not start installing updates within a week, the updates ...
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Precisely how to update Ubuntu?

On an ordinary AWS Ubuntu instance, I see exactly this: I believe the three possible commands involved are $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get upgrade $ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade So there are 21 ...
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sudo apt-get update && upgrade runs on root, but not with sudo as normal user

Not much else detail to add. Latest release of Parrot OS, I'm curious why I could only get my update && upgrade to run as the root user, when AFAIK using sudo as my normal privilege user ...
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i am running windows 10 version 1909, and i keep on getting a message that says there were problems when trying to install updates?

I keep on clicking the retry button and keep getting the same message. The message that I keep on getting says that there were problems installing some updates, but we'll retry again later: 2020-02 ...
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is there a way to ensure that drivers have been updated properly?

recently, I have updated some drivers in windows 8.1,but I have noticed some weird changes.for instance,my CPU and GPU temperature have never exceeded 70C while gaming,but they do now even the temps ...
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realtek driver preventing windows update

I have the issue where windows 10 wont update because of an outdated realtek bluetooth driver. I found the file in C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder for the file RtkBtfilter.sys, but I can't delete ...
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No firmware update with fwupdmgr

I am trying to update my Lenovo Thinkpad T480s' firmware with fwupdmgr on KDE neon 5.18, but it does not update the firmware on reboot. root@mymachine:~# fwupdmgr --version client version: 1.0.9 ...
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How to force Windows Server 2016/2019 to check for updates

I am installing updates using the Windows Update API but the Windows Updates GUI does NOT change the "Last checked date" no matter I just perform a scan or is installing updates. (the Last checked ...
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How to stop Adobe Flashplayer from opening update pop-ups

It's the AFP Install Manager that keeps opening up... Long story short Adobe Flashplayer keeps opening pop-ups telling me I need to update it on my MacBook. However, no matter how many times I ...
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How to fix update error Code 0x8024a105 on Windows 10 to update OS

I bought Minecraft windows 10 on Microsoft store but it requires a higher version of the operating system then what I have. I have OS version 15603.786 but the required version is 17134.0 or higher. ...
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Broken Yum installation?

0 I tried to update my CentOS on my server using yum update but I get the following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/yum", line 4, in <module> import yum File "/...
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ELan touchpad not detected

After updating Kali Linux too kernel 5.4 . my touch pad is not detected . my kernel is: Linux sorush 5.4.0-kali2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.4.8-1kali1 (2020-01-06) x86_64 GNU/Linux ic2_h cannot detect ...
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How should i update Drivers in Windows 10 Home In HP laptop?

How should i update Drivers in Windows 10 Home? Method 1. Allow Drivers update to be managed by Windows 10 Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update Method 2. Open Properties of This PC, ...
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BIOS/UEFI update and BitLocker suspension

I can read on many pages that when you update your BIOS/UEFI, you need to suspend BitLocker (for information, mine is configured to ask for a password at startup, no TPM in my machine). But none of ...
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Windows 7 End of Support - How to get OLD updates / patches thereafter?

Today is the End of Life for Windows 7. Of course MS will not release new updates or patches for Windows 7 anymore. If I install a new PC by a Windows 7 disc from scratch, I would expect I will not ...
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My Lubuntu broken after “corrupted updates”

Yesterday, I tried to update my Lubuntu 16.04.5 LTS. But, when my laptop tries to switch off display, the display glitched. Then, I reset my laptop, and looking at grub, there's Ubuntu with newer ...
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Correct Bios Update for Asrock X470 Motherboard with 3rd Gen AMD Processor?

I'm doing a new build which features an Asrock x470 Taichi motherboard and an AMD Ryzen 5 3600 CPU. The support page for the BIOS says the Ryzen 5 3600 is supported "since BIOS version 3.40" However,...
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Does starting Windows 7 check for updates?

Does loading Windows 7 automatically check for Windows updates? I am experiencing trouble with the "Check for updates" feature, which I will explain in a new question if the issue persists, but have ...
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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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How do I prevent Atom from updating a package?

atom-script has a major bug that popped up in the latest update so I've reverted to the previous version. The maintainers haven't fixed it after two months, so I'm starting to think they never will. ...
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Create Windows Installation Media with Updates

I often need to install a specific version of Windows 10 from a flash drive; however, the problem is that after I install it, it needs to install security updates from the internet, which takes an ...
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Update virus definitions for a ClamAV Docker container

Does anyone know how to maintain a ClamAV container? Specifically, it's the ClamAV container included with MailCow, but I'd like to use Docker more broadly as well, so how can I keep something like ...
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mdadm does not send mails after reboot

I have updated my ubuntu-server from 16.04 to 18.04 and mdadm in general runs fine, but (as said in the headline) it doesn't send any mail after reboot. mdadm --monitor --scan --test --oneshot ...
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How to upgrade to a specific build of windows 10

So, I have a Windows 10 installation that has all kinds of issues. It's running Windows 10 Enterprise, 10.0.17134.1130 (x64) I'm trying to restore this with DISM, using another installation of ...
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How to clean up after a failed windows 10 update?

I started updating my windows 10 and it failed with: I tried updating it again and this time I got: Updates are available, but we temporarily need some space to install. Let's clear some space by ...
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Best way to upgrade Windows from v. 10.0.14393

What's the best / quickest way to upgrade Windows from Version 10.0.14393 LTSC to a more recent one ? Windows Update app says I'm up to date. Thanks!
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After BIOS updating from LENOVO support site my laptop T520 beeps 1-3-3-1

I recently updated my Lenovo T520 BIOS via Lenovos support site. Just after the update the laptop doesn't work any more. When the power button pressed it beeps short: 1-3-3-1. I have disconnected BIOS'...
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Windows 10 “Save as” and “Open as” window changes the layout automatically by itsself

In Windows 10 I've recently encountered an issue where my setting "Big symbols", "sorted by name" and "uncategorized" is somehow being replaced by "Sorted by day"... (image for reference) Basically ...

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