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update

[¦əp¦dāt]
(computer science)
In computers, to modify an instruction so that the address numbers it contains are increased by a stated amount each time the instruction is performed.
To change a record by entering current information; for example, to enter a new address or account number in the record pertaining to an employee or customer. Also known as posting.

update

To change data in a file or database or to upgrade software to a new version.

Update and Edit
The terms "update" and "edit" are used synonymously to make changes to text, data, images and video. "Update" is also used to change the source code of software.

Update and Upgrade
The terms "update" and "upgrade" are used synonymously to refer to installing new versions of software. However, "update" refers to changes within the same version, while "upgrade" means switching to an entirely new version (upgrades are huge updates). Examples are: "I kept updating the free version, but I decided to upgrade to the premium version." "Microsoft kept updating Windows 7 but I finally upgraded to Windows 8." See edit and upgradable.
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Users can then choose to update specific apps by tapping on "Update," or get all available updates at once by tapping on "Update All." As mentioned above, updating all apps will result in better security and performance.
5, 2006, component POCs--typically program managers, item managers, or other individuals in the logistics chain who have the most reliable information concerning asset quantity--will have primary responsibility for updating the asset status information.
In addition to updating local databases, the IMSO web also delivers information to databases maintained by NETSAFA and SATFA where each site then processes the data for further integr ation into their respective applications.
Therefore, we have selected a few pieces of critical information we know may change or need updating. We've listed these items on a single page, which was mailed in mid-August for each camp's member of record to review and update.
The regular updating of source data for IP will include the introduction of annual data from the 1994 Annual Survey of Manufactures and selected 1995 Current Industrial Reports of the Bureau of the Census.
However, the process of updating a base year is considered an accounting method change to which the IRS National Office must first consent.
After updating to iOS 11.2, some iPhone and iPad owners have been presented with the dreaded "Unable to verify update" error message.
In a post on its official blog, the company unveiled its Unified Update Platform (UUP), which it says could decrease download sizes by about 35% when updating from one major update to another.
Nearly half of them said they had been frustrated updating software; just 21 percent had a positive story to tell.
Though Nokia says users' data remains safe while updating, you can keep a back up create a backup, you can do that from "Settings > Backup > Create backup".
You can also try rebuilding the database in safe mode with the LAN cable unplugged and then connecting to the internet and updating.
17 -- Updating the operating system is rather important, but it is also rather annoying in many cases.