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PowerShell script to install software and handle reboots

I'm currently trying to write a PowerShell script and I don't know how to do it the best way. The goal (on 1 computer) : uninstalling a program silently (I have the package and the silent ...
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1answer
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How to uninstall software by the Linux shell?

I am yet not a "Linux Guy" and I have the following problem I installed some software from the source (compiling it), now I have to uninstall it. What have I to do in the command line to uninstall ...
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Chocolatey install of Cygwin keeps looping through sites?

So I have been trying to install Cygwin via chocolatey here, using: cinst Cygwin However, I get this screen which just goes through different sites, and keeps 'failing'. Now I am concerned... ...
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1answer
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Cannot install ClickMaster

I wanted to install ClickMaster on Windows 8.1 after the trial versions time ran out. The problem was, that i could not uninstall the trial through windows, so i just deleted the program folder. After ...
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Ensuring a complete uninstallation of PostgreSQL after a botched instal Windows)l

I recently attempted to install PostgreSQL on a Windows XP SP3 machine using the EnterpriseDB installer. The installation was not successful, probably because I did not remember to turn off my ...
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318 views

Can't uninstall Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web

I have Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web on my laptop but I want to install the full version of Visual Studio Express 2013 (for both Web and Windows Desktop). Link to Visual Studio Express (full) ...
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How do I stop this from happening? [closed]

About 1 and a half years I bought an Acer aspire 5750 with windows 7. I decided to delete/uninstall all programs I did not see I was going to use. I came across something called "trend micro" which ...
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2answers
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wants to remove cdh4(hadoop) from ubuntu 12.04

i have installed cdh3 pseudo mode in my ubuntu 12.04(precise) system using the following web reference cdh3-install-ubuntu12.04 now i tried to install cdh4 to replace cdh3 but,unfortunately found ...
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280 views

Changing default Java Runtime Environment from 1.8 to 1.7

I'm currently trying to change the default JRE on my computer from 8 to 7. I was attempting to fix a glitch involving the game Minecraft by updating to the JRE8 beta build, but it seems like that ...
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1answer
141 views

What does the term 'overinstallation' mean?

I came across this term here: "11882875 -- Essbase Server does not start after an overinstallation." I know that a clean install is a software installation in which any previous version is ...
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1answer
261 views

Reinstalling Ubuntu via Wubi, ubuntu/disks for backup?

I am about to do a full re-install of Ubuntu via Wubi and want to ensure nothing is lost when I uninstall. I've read that by downloading the entire C:/ubuntu/disks folder on Windows is the proper way ...
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2answers
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Add/Remove programs: what happens when an app installs incorrectly?

I'm a developer, and the installshields I create deploy 'debugsupport.msi', which is the visual studio 2010 debug support executable. However, when I attempt to run it, it says it's already installed ...
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1answer
25 views

Identifying installation folders of installed applications in Windows [duplicate]

Is there a good way/application to get a good overview of which folders on a computer contains installed applications? The scenario could be something like this On a computer a bunch of ...
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1answer
669 views

Having both Visual Studio Professional and Ultimate Installed can I remove only the professional?

I want to free a Visual Studio 2010 Professional license, so my company can use it on another computer, by removing it from "Add/Remove Programs". But I fear it can damage my Ultimate installation. ...
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1answer
229 views

Message: “To install this, you must first uninstall” but doesn't appear in programs list

I'm trying to install a Cisco VPN software (for my work) on my home computer. I'm running Windows 8 Pro 64-bit, and I'm told that this software works fine on Windows 8 Pro. However, during ...
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How do I remove an old version of WinPcap?

When installing WinPcap 4.1.2 on Windows 7 I receive the following message "A previous version of WinPcap has been detected on this system and cannot be removed because in use by another ...
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1answer
555 views

How to force WinXP to ask for password before software installation/uninstall?

I really like some of the linux security measures it uses. So what i'd like to do is have WinXP Pro SP3 ask for my user password everytime i try to install/remove software. I know I can't make ...
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1answer
352 views

Windows 8 Java install is interrupted

Every time i attempt to install JRE 7u9 the installer gives me an error saying that java ran into an unexpected error please try installing later. Whenever i try I get the same error. I attempted to ...
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1answer
275 views

How to delete HDF5 completely?

I want to run a Python script that uses the module netCDF4. Therefore I followed the instructions here: http://netcdf4-python.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/docs/netCDF4-module.html For what reason ever, ...
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1answer
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Cannot install 64 bit Microsoft Visio 2013 after uninstalling Office 2010 32 bit

I have Windows 7 64 bit. Few days ago, I installed 32 bit Microsoft Office and Microsoft Visio 2010. Later, I wanted now to try Microsoft Visio 2013 64 bit. Hence with Revo Uninstaller Pro and ...
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1answer
42 views

how could you create a transparent user filesystem

I would like to know how you could create a root filesystem on a rom image but have it transparently linked to a users home folder. I wish to create a symbolic link to usr/bin within the users home ...
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1answer
380 views

Accidentally installed two versions of git

I originally had git installed via Homebrew, but on this machine I forgot to setup the bash completion. So when I attempted to download the git source I accidentally installed a second version of git ...
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1answer
3k views

How to uninstall VMware Player 4? “The MSI '' failed” keeps popping up

I have been trying to uninstall VMware Player 4 for more than 5 days because I need to install the version no. 5 but I can't do it... The message: "The MSI '' failed" keeps popping up and the process ...
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1answer
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Can't install Silverlight on Windows XP SP3 - any ideas how to?

I tried all to install the Silverlight: clean install, uninstalling the Silverlight with following registry clean-up by the CCleaner as well as all methods How to clean a corrupted Silverlight ...
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613 views

How to install software on Windows in isolation?

I usually try different kind of softwares which are available on net those can be trial versions or sharewares or freewares. But after trying them when I want to uninstall those its becoming really ...
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1answer
3k views

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio not working after installing .Net Framework 4

Yesterday I installed .Net Framework 4 as it was required by Liquid XML Studio, but just after installing it, My SQL Server Management Studio stopped working. As soon as open the IDE I get package ...
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1answer
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Trouble uninstalling .net framework 4

I wish to install Liquid XML Studio which requires .Net framework version 4. I installed it yesterday and it worked fine without complaining but this screwed my Microsoft Management studio and since ...
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0answers
107 views

how do you clear apple/mac install program files?

I installed a 30-day "test drive" of QuarkXpress, but got pulled in to other projects and didn't have time to test it. I now need to test it, but the 30 days are up. So I want to install the "test ...
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1answer
66 views

Upgrading Matlab and ensuring that the “Documents” folder's contents remain intact?

I have a Matlab installation on Windows Vista given to me by the University I am in. The problem is that it does not contain many toolboxes that I need. I plan to purchase it myself with all the tool ...
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1answer
88 views

“Installation is finished and computer must be restarted”

It's a general question -- not related to a particular situation. When a setup program has finished to copy files one the system, sometimes it asks the user to reboot his computer. Now, instead of ...
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How can I safely switch to other Anti Virus software?

So, say I've been wanting to install other Anti Virus software on my computer (or install a newer version of my current software). Since in between installing, the computer is probably vulnerable to ...
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1answer
69 views

Error while installation

I am trying to install a software(Bitnami Trac Stac) on Windows 7. But it fails with following errors. Actually I had this software installed previously but accidentally some of the files ...
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1answer
116 views

Is there any software to create logs of when someone installed/uninstalled programs?

Is there any available application that would monitor all the logs of the installation and uninstallation of software. I want to know this because someone uninstalled one of my programs and I want to ...
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296 views

How can I install and uninstall software without any headaches?

I keep on installing different software on my system. Whenever I need something new I explore every possible piece of software on the net. I then have the task of installing those. Once installed, I ...
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2answers
472 views

Visual Studio 2010 Installation Error

During the VS2010 installation I got this message: Error 1935. An error occurred during the installation of assembly "WcfSvcHost, version="10.0.0.0", ...
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4answers
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How do I uninstall IE9 if it is half-installed and not on the uninstall programs list?

Today I started to install Internet Explorer 9, but then before the auto-install can complete I forced it to quit. Now I am in an install neverland - it won't let me install because it says it is ...
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2answers
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Why can't I install/uninstall software despite being logged in as an Administrator?

I am signed in under an administrator account in my laptop; however, now vista is not allowing me to install / uninstall any software.
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383 views

Track When Program Installed

Is it possible to set an audit policy to track when a program has been installed or uninstalled? Not using MSI installer at the moment.
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293 views

Stuck with Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 errors [closed]

A ways back I installed Microsoft Visual Studio beta 2. Today I installed Visual Studio 2010 from Dreamspark (the one with the activation key baked in). This resulted in an install with no place to ...
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2answers
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How to uninstall a software that has a bug in the uninstaller?

The bug causes the unistaller to rollback the uninstallation. How can I force the software removal? The "installer" is a MSI package.