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

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Mac OSX Snow Leopard on Virtual Machine - Double Panic

I am trying to install Mac OSX Snow Leopard in Virtual Machine and I seem to face error after error, but I am close! I feel like this is the last one before I win, but it's tricky. I've done quite a ...
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multiple installation usb osx

I am trying to set up a usb drive with three different installers for OSX (Mountain Lion, Mavericks, and Yosemite) using the following guide as a reference: ...
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How to make my Debian useful - 1 CDs installed, clean Debian

I have problem with debian. After 1 year working on Ubuntu and problems with Ubuntu on VirtualBox I decide to moved to Debian(I know that Ubuntu is son of Debian, but Debian don't make a problem with ...
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Install INF on Win8 using RUNDLL32 does nothing

I am trying to install a device driver from the command line using the following: RUNDLL32.EXE SETUPAPI.DLL,InstallHinfSection DefaultInstall 132 .\<driver>_x64.inf Unfortunately nothing ...
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Windows 8.1 Installation Image

I have encountered an automatic repair loop out of the blue and it says that automatic repair can't repair the system and it gives me a log file. I read that the installation image (DVD/USB) has a ...
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Installing an OS from USB into VirtualBox

I have a USB stick with Kali Linux in it. I want to use it in VirtualBox. I am able to boot from the USB stick in a normal session but not from within VirtualBox. I need to install Kali once from ...
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How to re install internet explorer 11?

So when I first got my laptop, I completely uninstalled IE 11. So it is not in my system at all. Unfortunately I now have to re install it to use certain programs? I've been searching for a link ...
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WES7 - Custom Shell - How to Install Dependencies

Summary Using the Image Configuration Editor for Windows Embedded Standard 7, how can I install applications before a custom shell is started? Background I'm designing an unattended image for ...
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Unable to open tuleap page

We installed Tuleap on Virtual Box and played around it. We created Agile dashboard successfully. Later we wanted a clean setup, so we cleaned and re-installed Tuleap (latest version), and installed ...
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Cannot install any packages in Ubuntu

I am not able to install any packages into my system using apt. My system was perfect yesterday Have a look please: $ sudo apt-get install indicator-stickynotes Reading package lists... Done ...
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Bitlocker disappearing [closed]

I was using bitlocker to lock my drive D and L until yesterday when it disappeared. I am unable to access the drives since I can not unlock them. Can I get any help please?
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Cannot install Visio Professional 2013 after installing Office Professional Plus 2013

On a freshly installed Windows 8.1 (x64) computer, I successfully installed Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 (x64). I then proceeded to install Microsoft Visio Professional 2013 (x64) [all of ...
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I can't install MySQL Server on Windows

I asked this question on Stack Overflow as well, but decided I had to ask it here too. I have been trying for quite some time to install MySQL Server. I have read the documentation countless times, ...
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Office 2013 installed but showing as Office 365

I have MS Office 365 installed and recently have purchased Office 2013 Professional. I uninstalled Office 365 using RevoUninstaller and installed Office 2013. Normally it should ask for the product ...
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Ubuntu installation drive selection

I'm trying to install ubuntu on my Laptop but i am stuck in drive selection. It's not showing the free spaces in the drive selector but only the drive size and 'unknown' for the used space. This is an ...
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Sage installation failed on Ubuntu10.04

I am trying to install _sage-6.4.1-x86_64-Linux_ on my Ubuntu 10.04(32bit). But this installation failed and shows the following : Please help.
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How do I deactivate MS Office 2013 Home and Business?

We own two licenses of MS Office 2013 Home and Business. By mistake I installed the same one (via web install of the office.com website) on two different machines. Obviously when I try to activate the ...
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Installing SSD without bracket [closed]

I just got my brand new SSD. I thought that I will receive bracket to mount it in 3.5 socket but there is no such thing in the box. Can I just place it on top of my HD using something to separate ...
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Running script after debian install

I would like to customize debian install to run a script (which will download and install asterisk, mariadb, java 8, etc...) and do some other wirings automatically. In the debian customization of ...
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mint17 installation problems via oracles virtual box on win 8 sys

I installed the mint 17 32bit version into virtual box but a menu button does not appear on the desktop and cntrl superL doesn't bring a menu either. I am new to this and don't know how to proceed.
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Anaconda distribution Python error [DatabaseError: database disk image is malformed]

There seems to be something wrong with my Anaconda Python installation. When I run Python through cmd it works and I can also run Python programs directly through cmd, and even import scipy, numpy, ...
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Java Control Panel does not show installed java runtime

I installed the Java 8 64bit runtime in parallel to a Java 7 64bit runtime on my Windows 7 machine. Now the Java Control Panel does not list any runtime in the tab "Java" any more. Specifically, the ...
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Jenkins not listening on port?

I'm trying to install Jenkins CI, and I followed these instructions to install it. Everything went smoothly, and when I go ps aux | grep jenkins I can see that jenkins is running: java ...
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ubuntu 14.04.1 installer doesnt detect any partitions, even after fixparts corrected partition table

Trying to install 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 I have four partitions (2 windows partitions), a ext4 for the ubuntu install, and a remaining ntfs data partition As a follow up to Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Unable to uninstall python2.7.8 installed in ~/Downloads directory

I have read many answers regarding this kind of problem but unfortunately, I am unable to achieve the uninstallation. So please don't downvote or flag this question. I have python2.7.8 installed in ...
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Local java package on linux

I'm trying to set my local java package as default one I've already exported path of local java to bashrc.user file export JAVA_HOME=~/java7_latest/bin/java export PATH=$PATH:~/java7_latest/bin ...
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Drive partitioning for SSD cache

i just purchased a new laptop Asus N551JK-CN103D which comes with a 1TB hdd and 24GB SSD(or mSSD) which I think can be used as cache. I have a couple of questions but here is how I setup my laptop, it ...
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Install windows to one hard drive but use another?

Is it possible to install windows to let's say a 60gb SSD but tell windows to allow folders such as: Program files Documents Pictures Movies And other miscellaneous storage types to be stored on ...
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Running a scheduled task as a domain user - C:\Users\TEMP is created

I am trying to run a scheduled task that runs as a domain admin user (let's call it DOMAIN\installer). Part of this scheduled task runs automated installers for our network. One such installer I have ...
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RVM - Multilib version error installing libffi-devel on Centos 6.6

I have a Digital Ocean droplet running CentOS release 6.6 and I need to install Ruby and Capistrano on it. I've been following this idiot's guide; ...
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Installing Xamarin on WinXP

I wanted to install Xamarin on WinXP Pro SP3 (32bit) and used the automatic installer but it said the Windows version was not correct so I went on and tried to install all componenets manually. I ...
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Can I install Java and turn it off?

Question: Can I turn Java on and off so that it is only active when I consciously choose it ? Background (Long version of story if needed)... Hard drive failed. Put a new one on. Decided ...
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Stuck at “Loading Windows” or any other operating system

A computer I'm trying to fix gets stuck whenever I try to load an operating system from hard disk or cd-rom. Originally the system didn't send out a video signal, so I figured the motherboard was ...
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How to install/run phpize along with xampp?

moving ahead with this question I want to ask queries 1. Do I need to install php5-dev separately when I have already installed xampp on my ubuntu 14.04? wheras phpize is listing inside ...
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Is it possible to manually install a package from the package file on CygWin?

I have downloaded the file corresponding to the package "screen-4.2.1-2" for CygWin: screen-4.2.1-2.tar.xz I know it can be installed using the installer, but I was wondering if I can do it ...
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How to create a bootable usb stick for ubuntu on RHEL 6

NOTE: this question was asked in askubuntu, and I was suggested to ask here. I want to create a bootable usb stick for installing ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. Currently I have access to an RHEL 6 ...
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Updates don't install complaining about missing dependencies when dependencies are clearly installed (RHEL 6)

I have installed RHEL 6.2 and I am upgrading all the packages on it right now. I was expecting auto update to work, but I get these error messages when I authorize an auto update - ...
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PowerPivot install cannot activate add-in

I am having problems activating PowerPivot on my colleagues' computer. While I have been able to activate successfully, 3 of my colleagues are having problems even though our hardware and software ...
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Have Arch Linux, want slack, must keep both; no cd, no usb or money; can chroot, pre-partitioned: GPT

I have a laptop with Arch Linux on it [averagejoey2000@JoeyHobbyPCarchLinux arch-install-scripts]$ lsblk -l NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 596.2G 0 disk sda1 8:1 0 ...
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Need help replacing SATA boot drive in WINDOWS XP SP2

My problem is I am trying to replace a SATA boot drive in a WIN XP SP 2 machine. I tried the same thing which works in IDE drives, namely, I copied all the files from old drive to new, then just ...
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Is there a way to Pre install an OS plus third-party software?

Every time I re-install my Windows 8 laptop, it takes about 2 hours to re-install all the third-party software I use. Can I create my own bootable Windows disk where all the software I use ...
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install cad program (Solvespace) no installer - on Win7-32 ?

Do I run PowerShell msi, exe.,on command line ? any advise where to start would be helpful. I am used to downloading programs with an Win installer. also I am a PC novice.
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White Screen of Death upon installation of any OS

I am trying to reformat my Alienware M15x laptop which has an aftermarket graphics card installed (NVidea Geforce 675m). I have tried to install Windows 7 Ultimate (which was previously on it), ...
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Why is it that I can run R from Terminal but not Julia?

When I type r in my Mac OSX terminal, it sends me straight into the R application, but if I type julia, it tells me "path not found" although I installed Julia as well. Why could this be?
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Direct X setup installation error

Every time I try to install any directX i get the same error "please refer to DXerror.log and Directx.log in your Windows folder to determine problem." I dont have that 2 files anywhere in my system. ...
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How can I install Windows 7 to a HDD in a caddy from within Windows 7?

Is it possible to connect an internal drive (e.g. SATA 2.5") to a USB caddy and install Windows 7 to that drive (from within Windows 7) such that it can be removed from the caddy, connected via SATA ...
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Windows8.1+Ubuntu 14.04 NTFS as unallocated space [duplicate]

Hi There are so many question related to dual boot with windows & ubuntu but my problem is different I could find a solution for this. I formatted my system and installed window 8 and then ...
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Preload Debian installer onto HDD

I have an old Pentium4 PC that I have rebuilt from spare parts and I am trying to install Debian on it so that I can use it as an homemade server. Problem is, the motherboard (model P4S800-MX) won't ...
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Why is groupinstall not working on my RHEL 6.2?

It lists the groups, but does not install them when I ask it to. Why ? How can I fix it ? [root@INEICP-EPM-W134 ~]# yum --disablerepo="*" --enablerepo="epel" grouplist Loaded plugins: product-id, ...
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Cannot access administrator user on PC

I cannot access the admin user of my laptop. I have Windows 7 installed on it. When i login to the admin user it stucks on "welcome" screen. I am logged in as a guest user and trying to resolve this ...