The process of installing software, hardware, or peripherals on a personal computer.

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WDS Adding Boot Image and Install Image with no Installation Disk

I am working through a lab dealing with Windows Deployment Service in Windows Server 2012. In order to progress I need to add an Install image and a Boot Image. All documentation I can find, including ...
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OpenVPN installation issue on windows

When I was trying to install OpenVPN, it always tells me "The installation cannot continue as OpenVPN is currently running. Please close all OpenVPN instances and re-run the installer." I also tried ...
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Can't install some applications [on hold]

I just factory resat my computer a few days ago, I went to install my game, & every time I click on the file, it asks me what I like to do with the file, my options are. "Open", "save" & "save ...
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IDM integration in chrome is not functioning

I am using latest versions of both IDM and Chrome, but IDM context menu is greyed out. I tried reinstalling both Chrome and IDM, but found the following error - Warning note: advanced browser ...
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what are the risks of clearing the “C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download” [duplicate]

I have windows server 2008 R2 ,which is running sharepoint server 2013. and I checked this folder "C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download" and i found that it contain around 1.5 GB. although last ...
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Can't connect after Tuleap install on Debian sid under docker

I have followed the instructions at http://doc-en.tuleap.net/en/latest/developer-guide/quick-start/run-tuleap.html, but hitting http://tuleap_web_1.tuleap-aio-dev.docker/ gives "Server not found". The ...
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A piece of soil actually landed on the PCB on my hard drive

I was installing some new hardware in my computer when I looked down and noticed a small pile of soil around the size of a BB pellet (the computer was not on when this happened.) Can soil discharge ...
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Sudden “Found New Hardware” RRNetCap Miniport [duplicate]

I have an old Windows XP system which suddenly, upon bootup, is starting the "Found New Hardware" Wizard, for a device called "RRNetCap Miniport". Round about the same time this started happening, ...
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Uninstall does not remove registy entries

I have created two MSIs(mypkg1.0.0 & mypkg2.0.0) with different product codes and versions. The two MSIs are creating below registry entries respectively during installation. The component codes ...
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Linux-mint MATE installation failure

Question Looking for guidance on next steps from the current situation. Read on... Issue #1 Getting error when installing Linux Mint MATE. No number/code is provided. It simply says that it was ...
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Why Message Windows could not finish installing updates?

when I boot my windows 10.1 computer a side message briefly appears that says Windows could not finish installing updates. However when I click on it for more information windows update states it is ...
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Is there an embedded control that ensures that Windows updates are applied in proper sequence?

I would like to know if there is a control technique that is embedded internally in the Windows update modules to ensure that EARLIER modules don't replace or overlay LATER modules? For instance, is ...
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unable to fix VirtualBox and / or reinstall it

I installed Virtual Box on Windows 7 ultimate x64 and then I upgraded my system to Windows 10. VirtualBox did work properly with both the versions of Windows and I was able to run everything ...
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Error when trying to start Centos 7 installer

I am getting an error, when trying to install Centos... I wasn't able to find the log file the installer was talking about, and this is why i was forced to record with my mobile phone... Link to ...
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Missing md5.h header as I install cmusfm scrobbler for cmus on OS X

I'm trying to install cmusfm to be able to scrobble tracks in cmus. I am on OS X 11 and when I run the ../configure --enable-libnotify command from the installation guide for cmusfm I get the ...
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Native Debian X32 Virtual Machine?

I'm trying to setup a native Debian X32 virtual machine. Note that X32 is different than X86 and X64. For details, see Difference between x86, x32, and x64 architectures? on Stack Overflow. Some other ...
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What is the dll or sys file that installs networking components at Windows Setup?

I am writing a research about Windows XP, but i cant find out about the file/step that installs networking components at Windows XP Setup. I know that the root of it is setup.exe, but setup.exe ...
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Visual Express installation aborted at KB2999226 update

I have windows 8.1 installed on my computer. I tried to install Visual Express 2015 on it and the installation get aborted when it tries to install KB2999226 update. Then I tried to install that ...
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Steps Needed to Install .Net and SQL Express on Windows Server 2012

Please forgive the simplicity of this question, but I work mostly with Linux servers and older versions of Windows Server. My exact question is how are packages installed on Windows Server 20212, ...
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Installing MacVim issue with 'src/' directory and ./configure command

The MacVim Readme_mac says I need to cd to a directory called 'src/', but it doesn't exist by default. Should I just create it or does it absence raise a flag? also when I do $ ./configure --help it ...
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Windows 2012 WebDAV “not installed”, cannot enable feature

I am following this manual and I also checked this offical Microsoft ISS one for installing WebDAV on my windows 2012 server. But the field that I need to check according to those manuals is not ...
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Can I install windows onto a new SSD while retaining programs on the existing HDD?

I currently have a 2TB HDD (About 1.3TB full,) and want to buy a new SSD to use as a boot device and for a few programs. Is it possible for me to install windows onto the ssd, transfer settings and a ...
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Kies: Error reading setup initialization file

I downloaded Kies 2.6 to update my Android phone. My operating system is Windows 10 Pro (RAM: 2GB; System type: 32-bit; Processor: Pentium (R) Dual-Core CPU T4300 @ 2.10GHz, 2.10GHz). When I open ...
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Installed Python 2.7, but Module in /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages

I'm running CentOS, it already has Python2.6. I installed Python2.7 and I can see version 2.7 with python -V. I installed demjson module(pip install demjson) and then I try to execute the program. It ...
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how to install latest ffmpeg on Centos

I want to install the latest ffmpeg 2.8.5 on the Centos server. Followed this website http://www.mysql-apache-php.com/ffmpeg-install.htm and completed the installation. But the installed ffmpeg is an ...
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Ubuntu old upgrade 8.04 -> 12.04

(Moved from stackoverflow.com) I have a computer running the old Ubuntu 8.04 LTS. As well as 8.04, the next LTS version, 10.04 is also no longer supported. There is no published path of direct ...
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SSHD Formating during Windows installation

I am doing a clean install of Win10 on my laptop (HP Envy 17 j040ec). It has a hybrid harddrive(1TB+25GB). I will refer to those 25GB as SSD. During Windows installation, I am offered the standard ...
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Unable to start GNU/Linux installation process while installing from USB

I use Trisquel GNU/Linux 7.0. I am trying to install it on my uncle's desktop-pc (running with Windows7 currently) from (bootable) USB. The scenario is: I plug USB stick, choose boot from USB, choose ...
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Further actions message after installing Matlab R2015a, Are they all needed?

At the final step of installing Matlab R2015a on my Win7x64 machine, I've come up with the following message. What is this? Should all of these steps be done? Your installation may ...
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keyboard not working while installing windows 7

my pc spec are 4gb ram. ashrock mother. i started installing windows 7. It starts booting up from cd.... . Everything goes right key board and mouse are working but after the screen says 'loading ...
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Is R portable when you do not to add registry keys during installation?

I'm not familiar with R, and its packaging system, so forgive me if this question seems uninformed. Judging from the help section in the R documentation it would seem that R is portable (R Help 2.6), ...
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Trick an Old Windows Program to Install on Newer Windows

I've been trying to install an application for utilizing an Acer touch screen on Windows 10. For whatever reason, the program developers decided to force it to only be installable on Windows 7. Even ...
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Can I Install R in silent mode (CLI installation) without adding a registry entry?

I would like to use the silent installation option for R when it's been called from a script of mine. Currently my command looks something like this R-3.2.3-win.exe /silent /dir="C:\rDir" and it ...
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How do I add boot-loader after Fedora 23 install on UEFI Dell laptop with Windows 10?

This error appears when installing Fedora 23 and Fedora 23 KDE/plasma: boot-loader failed to write, the system will not boot If I complete the install the system boots to a limited grub > ...
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Install Windows 7 On a Computer With No Screen

I have a laptop with the screen dead. It only outputs video on hdmi or vga but not on the lcd screen on it. That means boot up messages, bios settings is not possible in that situation since vga or ...
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Install bat file doesn't run on windows 10

I need to install a .bat file on windows 10 , x64, but the file does not run when I click it , nither as an admin , is there a solution for this ? inside the instal.bat is written : @devcon remove ...
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Can't install win10 on new sshd

I have new seagate sshd, I have created bootable USB drive, After I boot into the windows installation There is no drive or patition to choose to install on them, But when I click to browse for ...
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Prerequisites to get SQL cmd in computer

I want to get SQL cmd in my system. Could someone please guide me the complete steps? Even though I have a native client installed, sql cmd is still not appearing in the command prompt even by typing ...
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Google voice installation error 1625

Having a problem that's aggravating because of it's simplicity. Machine running Win10 pro x64. There are 2 user accounts, 1 Administrator (the built-in Administrator) and 1 standard user. I wanted ...
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How can I install software packages to a Debian Linux OS?

I've tried many different things on this try. The biggest problem is I don't know what to use in the apt-get command as a name of the package. The internet has been absolutely no help at all in ...
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OS x installation with Netinstall

I'm installing OS x using Netinstall which boots the Image from OS x server on the network. The installation is successful and reaches the choose your location screen but my requirement is to have ...
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Can't install Firefox in Kali Linux

I'm unable to install Firefox in Kali Linux 2.0. Please guide me through this. I get this error message: gpg: "–keyserver" not a key ID: skipping gpg: "keyserver.ubuntu.com" not a key ID: skipping ...
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Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable Setup Failed

I'm having a major problem with Windows 10 and Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable - 11.0.61030 package. After Windows installed it's latest updates all of my most important development programs ...
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BlueStacks giving me an object reference error after a possibly messy reinstall

I installed the latest BlueStacks 2 version, but it got stuck on the init screen, so I: Killed its processes. Deleted the BlueStacks folders. Deleted BlueStacks from register(?). Reinstalled and ...
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Install a Microsoft program with existing 64-bit installations

I'm trying to install Project Pro, which has a setup.exe for both 32 and 64-bit. It also has one master auto-run setup, which I'm assuming would let me choose the components and location to install ...
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VC++ 2008 redistributable install error: Access is denied

Installing OpenOffice 4.1.2 raises the error 1935. (Visual C++ 2008 redistributable failed to install). However, the installation completes and OpenOffice works normally. Nonetheless, I decided to ...
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Force run an incompatible app with windows 10

I have an application that should work with windows 10, but when after I start the installer a message like the following appears (is localized in Italian, so I try to translate it in english) and the ...
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UltraISO unable to select disk drive when making Windows 7 bootable

I am following a tutorial to make a Windows 7 bootable, but at this particular step, UltraISO does not give me options to select disk drive and write method, as you can see here. So I am stuck there. ...
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What Windows OS to install on 15-g201nx HP Notebook? [closed]

What compatible Windows Operating System version (XP, Vista, 7, 8, or 10) & (32 or 64-bit) could I install on an HP 15-g201nx Notebook to run smoothly and stably?
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Broke apt-get while installing plesk

I wanted to install plesk. So, I followed their official procedure Then It showed the following error after downloading few packages - E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. ...