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

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RAM Install configuration

Q: 1. If a motherboard has four RAM slots, and you want 16GB of RAM, Is it better to have four 4GB RAM sticks or two 8GB RAM sticks? Q: 2. If you decide to install two RAM sticks in a four slot ...
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“We couldnt install upgrades” in Windows 10

Every time new cumulative update comes out, Windows downloads it for me and tries to install it when I next time boot my PC. It never succeeds. I have tried some registry things, but they didnt work ...
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Windows 10 installation completes but hangs with a black screen

In a post I found here, it was advised that if after installing Windows 10 (it reaches a point where it says 100% complete), it then claims it's tweaking things, and then that it's taking longer than ...
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How can I run a diagnostic install on a Mac dmg?

I know how to do this in Windows, example in the commandline: msiexec /i gtk-sharp-2.12.22.msi /l*v c:\Users\anyuser\Documents\gtk-sharp-msi.log (Documentation: ...
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Download installer for old version of Git

I need to install Git on an isolated computer which is not connected to the internet. This computer is extremely controlled, with all installations requiring approval and admin privileges (not me). ...
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Simulia Abaqus installation error under Linux (Mint 17.2)

When executing the setup script from a Simulia Abaqus 6.14 installation directory under Linux (Mint 17.2), I receive an error upon launching the installer. The Abaqus installer appears to run in Java, ...
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On running an exe, Windows isn't recognizing that I have jre 1.7

The Context: I'm trying to run an .exe (it's the installer for glassfish 3, if you're curious). When I run it from the GUI, it throws This application needs version 1.6 or higher of JRE...If ...
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Windows 10 installation hangs with black screen and cursor [on hold]

This is a question + answer for the benefit of others. We just upgraded to Windows 10 from 8.2. It proceeded through installation to 100% okay; it allowed us to log in and customise a few settings, ...
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Can't install .NET 4 on Windows Server 2008 R2

When I try to install .NET framework 4 on Server 2008 R it fails with the following message: The error is the account specified for this service is different from the account specified for other ...
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Getting Error code: -2146368511 [0x80110401] on executing Sample VSS Hardware provider setup

Both the solutions mentioned in "http://stackoverflow.com/questions/18384896/vss-hardware-provider" are not helpful. I executed following instructions to install VssSampleProvider Setup (refered from ...
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How to install Tuleap on a server with access in the form http://www.exemple.com/tuleap [on hold]

I succeeded to install Tuleap on CentOS 6.6 (thank's for tutorial). But I'm unable to rewrite url with a prefix like : http://www.exemple.com/tuleap ....
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Windows 7 will not install

Last weekend I was having black screens and I figured I was due for a reinstall anyway. The install starts normally and at every attempt at 50% I get this error: Windows cannot install required ...
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Error with with installing PyCuda, cannot find -lboost_thread-gcc42-mt

I am trying to get some software called pycuda (https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pycuda) installed on ubuntu. The error I am receiving is: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lboost_python-gcc42-mt /usr/bin/ld: ...
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Why are there two Chromes installed?

I went to uninstall some stuff, and I just happened to notice something I hadn't notice before: that there are two Google Chromes installed. I thought at first this might have been a glitch or ...
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Failing script producing extra folder

I've run into an error that I'm not able to understand and fix despite extensive web searches over the past few days. I have a SetupComplete.cmd script under this location ...
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.NET 4.6 Re-installation on Windows 10

I recently upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. Then I uninstalled .NET Framework 4.6 in Windows 10. It's not appearing in Programs and Features anymore. I want to reinstall it, and I tried to ...
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Can I install the same copy of Windows (same product key) onto a different drive on the same computer and switch between them with the BIOS boot menu?

Right now I have two HDDs (for storage) and two SSDs (for OS) in my computer. On the older 64 GB SSD, I have Windows 10 installed, along with a bunch of video production software and related tools ...
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Java 7 and and 8 coexisting on Windows 7 Pro x64 - how to fix running old jar files

I have a Win7 Pro x64 Box with both JRE 7u80 and 8u60 (both are i586 versions) running since I have two applications that either need the one or the other to run. I am aware of being able to start ...
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Software thinks it is already installed, but isnt?

I have a game which I would like to install but whenever I insert the CD/mount the image, when the menu pops up it shows "Play" rather than "Install". The Control Panel does not show the software ...
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How to install Android Studio in silent mode?

We are trying to install Android Studio (android-studio-bundle->Version-ID<-windows.exe) in silent mode. So far I could find no hint which commandline Switches are avaiable for this installer. ...
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Need guidance using mailtofriend plugin on nucleuscms

I have a blog made by nucleus cms.i have difficulty during installation some plugin cause i'm newbie for this cms. the tutorial seems not clear for me.I have stop at point 5. then if the installation ...
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Can't install Kali Linux from USB, fails to find CD-ROM drive

I successfully made a live USB of the Kali Linux. When I boot from the USB it gives an option to install. I clicked on that option. At one point it was detecting and mounting CD-ROM drives. As I have ...
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How can I install Quicktime player to Windows 10?

I would like to play a movie in the web and a webpage ask me, download Quicktime plugin. I opened up this web page and I tryed download and install Quicktime But when I tried install I get this ...
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Installing Yosemite On Hackintosh - Wont Boot From USB [closed]

I have been trying to install Yosemite on the hackintosh that I purchased and put together a few days ago. I have Windows installed on one hard drive and want to install OS X on the other (Of 2) hard ...
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Cannot find file setup.sh in /usr/share/tuleap-install/

I'm trying to install tuleap, and trying to follow the instruction from Google and almost desperate with it. I can download tuleap from repository. But the problem is, I cannot find the folder ...
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How does Chocolatey know which packages it's already installed and which ones it hasn't?

Chocolatey is a package management system for Windows. First, you download and install Chocolatey; it's available at no charge under the Apache 2.0 license. You tell it what software you want, then ...
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Runescape installation attempt on Kali Linux

I've been recently trying to install my fav game RuneScape on my Kali Linux machine. I know it is possible in Ubuntu, but is there any way of doing it in Kali Linux? These are the commands that are ...
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Freeze During New Linux Mint Installation

I just tried to install the latest edition of Linux Mint, but was unable to because the install froze midway. I tried again in compatibility mode, but it just froze again. There was a wall of text ...
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FileMaker Server not connecting to host/port in admin-console

I'm trying to install FileMaker Server with web publishing. When I get to this screen: As you can see, it keeps saying connection refused no matter port I use. If I change the host, it still says ...
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How do I install a Linux OS on a Windows 10 OS for mutli-boot startup

How do you do install a Linux operating system {http://www.ubuntu.com/} on a Gateway NE56R laptop. {http://panam.gateway.com/s/notebook/2012/Gateway/NE/NE56R/NE56Rsp2.shtml} running Windows 10. The ...
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How do I install pySerial for python3, when the installer can't detect python3?

I have python 2.7 and python3.4 installed on my computer. I am trying to install pySerial on my computer through its py 3K installer. Problem is that when I run the installer, it can ONLY find python ...
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Windows 10 Installation - A media driver your computer needs is missing

The most weird thing is happening to me: I have a hp notebook which has no internal DVD drive, so I installed via an external USB LG Blueray burner. First I installed Windows 10 customer preview ...
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Install Windows 10 from USB to new drive fails boot

I have a laptop that came with a non-SSD drive that I have Windows 10 on. I am trying to create an installation on an SSD drive for this same machine (to eventually use as the primary boot drive--I ...
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Can I safely do a backup of Windows after cleaning it from malware? [closed]

Long story short, I accidentally installed some malware on my PC. I immediately reached for MalwareBytes Anti-Malware and it detected 4 files: trojans and spyware. I removed it. Then I proceeded to do ...
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Should I Clean install or clone os due to a virus on old hdd?

Some time ago, my desktop got a virus that would not allow the computer to boot up completely. I believe I contracted the virus via sites such as Softonic trying to download music and video softwares. ...
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Need guidance starting node js / scala app

I have installed yum/apt-get installed scala, "node install" installed gulp, but cannot find how to run it for dev mode. I have started a number of node applications in the past. I am trying to ...
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Unable to Download Blender 2.75a

I am attempting to download Blender 2.75a on a Windows 7 platform (64). I keep getting a download error after the download appears complete which says: “Internet Explorer has stopped working” My ...
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windows 8.1 update failed error 0xc1900101-0x2000c

I wanted to update my win8 to win8.1 but the installation fails and gives me error 0xc1900101-0x2000c. I searched a lot about this but I only got answers for error 0xC1900101 - 0x40017 but that too is ...
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Clean install of WIN 10 PRO with a unused legit WIN 7 PRO product key [duplicate]

Is there any way of doing a clean install of Windows 10 Pro using a legitimate Windows 7 PRO product key. I downloaded the 64 bit media creation tool to create a bootable USB drive with Windows 10 Pro ...
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How can I install PowerDirector 9 on Windows 10?

After upgrading my PC from Windows 8.1 to 10, I discovered that I can't install PowerDirector 9 anymore, nor any other part of the CyberLink software suite. When I run setup.exe, I'm told that the ...
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Can't Install Homebrew on OS X Yosemite

Attempted to install Homebrew with the following command: ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" Received this error: fatal: unable to access ...
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Windows Vista wont install sp1 [duplicate]

Don't ask why I'm running vista, but I just had my old XPS M1530 wiped and restored to Vista Home Premium. I've done diagnostics and am going to run a memory test but I would like to get it up to ...
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Is It Possible to copy and install windows 10 installation files manually?

In recently windows 10 there was an option to install update through lan or home networked computer,So my assumption would be there would be some local location for installation, Is it possible to ...
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How can I install cryptoverif on Win7?

I want to use cryptoverif software and downloaded it from http://prosecco.gforge.inria.fr/personal/bblanche/cryptoverif/cryptoverifbin.html but I can't install on my system (Windows 7 – 64 bit). How ...
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How to install Win 7 Pro without a disc

I have bought a computer that has a sticker on it for a Win 7 Pro with a Product Key. Now I need to format that computer and install Windows 7 - I don't have previous user password. How I should do ...
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Windows 7 Installer Error

PC SPECS: RAM: 8GB, HDD: 1TB, Brand: Asus, OS: Windows 8, Problem: While installing Windows 7, and it is saying "Windows Setup is starting" I get the following error: "Windows Setup experienced an ...
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I think I may have overwritten my harddrive while installing Ubuntu

Crappy first experience with Ubuntu, and I think all my old files are gone. So I just downloaded Ubuntu yesterday and have been trying to install it. Errors every single step of the way. I won't ...
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Why do I need .NET 3.5 to install .NET 3.5?

EDIT: Please read what I have already tried before commenting/answering. Thank you. I just found a completely ridiculous problem. I have Win10 on my laptop. It comes with .NET 4.5 installed but not ...
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Installing ubuntu while retaining Windows 8 recovery option

I have a problem with retaining the option to recover Windows 8 on a laptop, Acer Aspire E1. On my own laptop I have Win7 and had a partition called Windows recovery partition and I just left it there ...
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Optimizing .ISO file when having deleted versions from install.wim

I have a Windows 10 Installation .ISO file which contains the Professional and Home edition of Windows 10. I have figured out I could remove one of these versions by using the dism /Delete-Image ...