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Can't seem to disable Java Automatic Update

I'm just tweaking out my new Windows 7 laptop and wanted to disable the automatic Java updating (and thus kill the silly jusched.exe background process), but I can't seem to get it to actually turn it ...
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How do I automate complex software distribution?

Our customer has solution that includes several products that cooperate with each other. When we update any part of the solution we have to provide administrator’s guide for every operating system ...
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Fully automated software deployment and update system [closed]

My office has about 120 Windows clients. We need a way to deploy and update free/downloadable software like Flash, Firefox, Skype etc.. This means that we want our clients to always have the latest ...
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Windows 2008: WinSXS directory growing uncontrollably, blocking server

I run a (remotely hosted) virtual Server with Windows 2008 Server for a client. Initially, it had 10 GB of space. During the course of a few weeks - during which nothing was done on the machine ...
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Update management for Adobe Acrobat Reader

Does anyone know of a good tool for managing updates to Acrobat Reader? I've just noticed that there is yet another security update, and I'd love to find something as good as WSUS to manage it. Do ...
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Prevent Server Restart after Windows Updates

we have a number of servers in our office, as a small hosting company, and these servers are critical to business, ... web server, mail server, db server, etc. On a semi-regular basis, when the ...
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How do I change the Software Update server address on a client Mac (to use my own server)?

Now that I have started the Software Update service on my Leopard Server, how do I change my client Macs to check for updates on it?
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Windows Patches/Updates in a hosting enviornment

I'm looking for a good tool besides WSUS that will allow me to update Windows 2000/2003/2008 servers that are part of a domain/in a different domain/standalone enviornment. The current products I'm ...
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Can we disable/hide Automatic Update notifications for Local Admin users on Windows 2008 TS?

We have a Windows 2008 standard Terminal Server which runs our business management software, which itself requires local admin access to run. When Automatic Updates are available users are presented ...
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What's the best solution for updating in a small environment

I'm looking for a solution to updates - I really need all my flash and Java updates to be installed automatically as soon as they are available. Microsoft Updates pro - updates all versions and ...
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4answers
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Windows Update error 0x80072EE2

I use Windows Server Update Services to manage updates for my SBS 2003 R2 domain. My clients are receiving error code 0x80072EE2 when they try to scan for updates. In typical microsoft style, there's ...
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WSUS appears to be functioning, however errors are reported in Application Log (DSS Authentication Web Service is not working)

I re-installed WSUS a few months ago on a new server as part of a server hardware refresh. It is functioning normally downloading, authorizing and supplying patches to workstations. System ...
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Aggregate program that lists the updates to all of the programs on your system that needs updating?

Does this exist for windows? Imagine having a program that lists all of the updates you need to do to a windows system, that would be powerful.
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Blank screen while Yum updating and skipping

This question maybe is going to sound nonsensical and stupid but all these things are new to me and I'm always afraid that something is going to be wrong. I recently started using CentOS and before I ...
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1answer
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Getting rid of a specific windows update on Windows Server 2008?

I've just moved from Windows Server 2003 to 2008, and I'm having a very annoying experience with Automatic Updates. In Windows 2003, when it "suggested" a package and I chose not to install, it asked ...
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Why could the Automatic Updates form be disabled for administrative user in Windows Server 2003?

I have a scenario where I have two Windows 2003 servers on an active directory domain (same organizational unit), and a single domain user is being used to log into each server via Remote Desktop (the ...