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Windows 7 Permissions for installing Adobe Reader and Flash Updates?

Is it possible to give users the permissions in a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain to install Adobe Reader and Flash Updates on their Windows 7 machines? Or are they just stuck with calling on the ...
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Plesk Updates Overwriting my PHP.ini

This may be more relevant on stackoverflow, if so please migrate it :-) I have had to disable automatic updates in Plesk on my Windows server as everytime an update is installed, my php.ini ...
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What are best-practices for running Windows Update on a Hyper-V server with running VM's?

I have four VM's running on a Windows Server 2008 R2 box - not 'core.' What is the best way to install Windows Updates on that server? Do I need to shut the VM's down first in case it wants a reboot? ...
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Update KB951847 (3.5 SP1 and Family Update) fails on Windows Server 2003 repeatedly

We have a Win2K3 server that is perpetually stuck on the following update: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update for .NET versions 2.0 through 3.5 ...
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Bypass installing updates on shut-down

So with the cold weather, we're experiencing rolling blackouts in industrial sectors to keep residential heaters going. Every two hours for 15 minutes, we go dead. The last couple times this happened, ...