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Error installing IE11 - prerequisite update KB2834140

I'm trying to upgrade Internet Explorer my Windows 7 (x64) development VM from IE8 to IE11. Both the online and offline installers fail with a bland error message: The troubleshooter tells me ...
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Windows 8.1 installation - partitions

I downloaded and burnt windows 8.1 from MSDN, but during installation I noticed that when I formatted and deleted particular partitions they won't merge into one as in windows 7 installation (as far ...
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pip install python ImportError HTTPSHandler

I just reinstalled python with homebrew and moved some things around in my etc/paths to load this version of python first. I also removed the python.framework from apple. I cant install pip packages, ...
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Windows 10 Setup thinks it's booted from installation media

This has been happening for all Windows 10 Setup builds. Windows Setup will not let me upgrade or downgrade my build (currently 11082) without losing my apps. I always get this message right after I ...
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Is it possible to take any OS iso and use it to install to a hard drive WHILE staying on windows?

Say i have some hard drives, and each of them needs to install its own OS to it, and i have a windows machine, and i can also hot swap these hard drives, is it possible to take for example a Ubuntu ...
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Installing bluetooth module on Dell Precision M4600

I have a Dell Precision M4600 without a Bluetooth module (Bios says unavailable). I'm thinking about buying and installing this I have two questions Does this work on Dell M4600? How can I install ...
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Making application visible to software audit tools

I'm writing a software for Windows which is not always installed via msi installer. The software is aimed for business customers. Bigger companies use tools to audit software installed on employee ...
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New graphics card reported as “standard VGA display adapter”

After installing a new hard drive on my Sony vpccw16fs laptop, I installed Windows 7. I installed drivers from a Driver Pack Solution saved from my old hard drive. My system now only reports a ...
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Installing Windows 10 on a Samsung 850 EVO SSD gets stuck at “Copying Windows files (0%)”

Recently, I acquired a Samsung 850 EVO 120 GB SSD to use for OS (Windows 10) installation. After creating a bootable USB installer (using Rufus) and booting from it, I can do the following things: ...
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Windows 8 screen resolution on a acer aspire one 1366x768

I have just installed windows 8 on my acer aspire netbook, I made sure I had the required resolution of 1366x768. Once installed I can not get 1024x768, I tried downloading and installing the win 7 ...
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Is an R install portable?

I can't seem to find R available to download as a portable package, however the installer does offer the option to install without certain registry keys (although it does still show up in Add/Remove ...
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Installing Ubuntu 15.10 Desktop i386 from Internet?

I have an Emachines W2828.....it doesn't take DVDs on DVDs units....doesn't have a Floppy Drive....I can't install Ubuntu because installation are DVDs....and only read CDs at booting up....I'm ...
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How to install drivers from 01.org on openSUSE

i need to install the drivers 2016Q1 Intel Graphics Stack Release in an openSUSE 13.1 https://01.org/zh/linuxgraphics/downloads/2016q1-intel-graphics-stack-release?langredirect=1 i dont have ...
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Can not find format drive C option when installing windows

When inserting my Windows installing CD to my new Pc to install windows, I did not see the "format C " option which I used to see on my old Pc. Why that happened ? and how to fix it ? Thank you
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Error installing Nvidia proprietary driver on Fedora 18

I'm trying to install the Nvidia proprietary driver (Geforce 525M) but I'm getting this error: ERROR: Unable to load the kernel module 'nvidia.ko'. This is most likely because the kernel ...
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Can't get NAV 2015 and 2016 to work side by side in Management Console

I have installed the 2015 version and then the 2016 version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Everything works fine besides the Management Console. When I install NAV 2015, I get version 8 of the ...
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Create UEFI-bootable DVD with Windows 8.1 iso

I'm trying to set up a UEFI-boot of Windows 8.1. However, I seem to be unable to install it with a USB drive (previous question), and when I try to install with a DVD (the same iso), I don't get the ...
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Install OS X on external drive without rebooting?

I manage several hundred MacBook pros at a school. There are times when I need to remove the hard drive from a machine, attach it to an enclosure and plug it in to my main machine via USB and erase ...
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Error 1935 while installing SQL Server 2012 Express

Error 1935 During installation of an assembly "Microsoft.VC80.ATL, version ="8.0.50727.6229", publicKeyToken =" lfc8b3b9alel8e3b", processorArchitecture ="x86", type ="win32"" an error has ...
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Windows 8 upgrade to windows 8.1 RTM fails with error code 0x101 - 0x2000C

I have a MSDN Subscription and downloaded Windows 8.1 RTM today. It fails to install. After mounting the ISO and installing (with a Windows 8.1 Pro product code), selecting "Keep my apps and ...
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What is the difference between yum, apt-get, rpm, ./configure && make install?

I am new to Linux and am running CentOS. I have come across four ways to update or install software. So far, I've seen: yum install [program] apt-get install [program] rpm -i [program].rpm wget ...
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why can't centos find unallocated space during installation

i have 500GB hard disk with 4GB ram. i wanted to install centos in parallel with the windows i had shrink the drive to make the unallocated space but Centos7 doesn't show this unallocated space while ...
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Installing Asterisk extra sounds on Fedora 23

On Fedora 23 I found that the Asterisk "extra" sounds don't seem to be included in the main DNF repos. How can I install the "extra" sounds using DNF? For example, I would like to be able to do: dnf ...
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Installing CUDA 4.0 over 3.2

I am currently using CUDA 3.2 and would like to try out CUDA 4.0. Do I simply install CUDA 4.0 over 3.2? Will I need to remove anything, e.g. drivers etc?
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Install LibreOffice for Single User Windows 10

I have a Surface 3 with Windows 10. I do not have the administrative password. I tried to install LibreOffice 5 but the install fails after asking for admin privileges. When I installed Chrome, it ...
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Error 1935 while installing Office 2007 on Windows 7 x64

I am working on a Windows 7 x64 computer that started with an issue where Word 2007 would not open when clicking on a Word document in My Documents. After trying many fixes I decided to just reinstall ...
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Notepad++ Installation Error

When installing Notepad++ on Windows 7 64-bit, I receive this error: Error opening file for writing: C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\langs.model.xml Click Abort to stop the installation, Retry to ...
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Cannot boot Windows 8 install cd in uefi mode

I have a Toshiba Satellite that came with windows 8 pre-installed on it. After foolishly wiping the HDD, I acquired a Windows 8 install disk. My problem is that the computer will skip attempting to ...
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Error 1714 when installing Cisco Jabber

I'm having some trouble installing Cisco Jabber 10.5 on a users machine. It's usually pretty straightforward with the install but today I'm getting this error message. Before I tried anything else, ...
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Installing Windows7 on iMac which already has Windows

friend of mine has iMac with Windows XP, without OS X. And here's the thing, is it possible to install Windows 7 on it? Because boot camp is not working or at least is not working as intended. Thank ...
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Black screen when trying to install Ubuntu or Debian on new laptop

I'm trying to install Ubuntu or Debian from a live usb, but I can't get past the grub screen. I have two physical USB drives and I used unetbootin to create the live usbs. I've tried the live USBs ...
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Can't install SMSS 2016 March Preview

I am trying to install the latest Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio release. This is what the installation log looks like just before the installation fails: ...
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Why does update-alternative set “manual” mode?

I have an older system where everything works fine, and a newer system where it doesn't. To be specific: X does not start up. I've traced down the error to the fact that update-alternatives for some ...
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Installing a package on Linux

I am using Raspbian, I am trying to install qTox messenger. I have downloaded the arm package. It looks like a purple diamond logo. I run ./qtox and it opens fine, runs perfect. How would I install ...
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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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“windows setup experienced an unexpected error. To install restart the installation”

Hi i am installing windows 7 in my coi7 computer 64 bit and when it start copying the files to begin installation, an error popes out.saying "windows setup experienced an unexpected error. To install ...
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PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable

My unit is toshiba Tecra R940 installed with windows 7. It became so slow and I think it could be with some virus. So I do reinstall of the OS. I load the installer on DVD, delete the partition with ...
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Microsoft/Codeplex Windows 7 USB Tool; Does it include the ISOs? How to verify the hashes?

I recently used the Windows USB Tool from Codeplex and I noticed that there are some new ISOs in its folder. I didn't recall having the option to download ISOs, and nothing in the help page or the ...
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MySQL package does not want to install

I am trying to install the packages mysql-server and mysql-client on Debian Jessie but I get the following output Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Office 2016 Advanced Setup

I just started the Office 2016 Setup/Installation on my Windows 10 PC. The installation worked fine and started automatically showing only this dialog: But there are no additional settings ...
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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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Installing Quantum Espresso - trouble with make

I'm trying to install QuantumEspresso (QE) on my computer, I need it for my thesis. The professor asked me to install it enabling parallel computing using OpenMPI, compiled with Intel ifort compiler. ...
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NVIDIA graphics driver in Ubuntu 12.04

So my overall goal is that I want to be able to code with CUDA enabled applications. However, upon many days of searching, using installation walkthroughs, and reinstalling countless times after ...
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How to enable event MPM Apache 2.4 Ubuntu 14.04 with thread safe PHP?

I upgraded to Ubuntu server 14.04 expecting the default Apache installation would use the new event MPM, but instead I find the old memory-eating prefork. I've successfully set up event MPM in Arch ...
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SPSS version 22 ERROR: attempt to connect to a remote server failed

If anyone can help, I'm at my wits end here and my class starts Monday. I have installed SPSS statistics 22 on my Win7 Home 64-bit SP 1 and it will not run. I am on an HP Pavilion dv7 with tons of ...
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Installing Windows 8.1 on a SSD

I got a question regarding installing Windows on a SSD drive. Currently I am running Windows 7 (installed on the C drive) and I bought Windows 8.1 and a new SSD drive. I was wondering if I install ...
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Windows 7 stuck at “setup is starting” during installation from USB

I am trying to install Windows 7 through USB in my Dell studio 1555 Laptop. Every time it gets stuck at setup is starting I have already disabled all other boot options except USB. There is no ...
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MySQL Install DB Error 13 / 1005

I am trying to programmatically install multiple mysql databases on a Ubuntu distribution server via a bash script, and I keep hitting the ERROR: 1005 Can't create table 'db' (errno: 13) each time I ...
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How to change Windows 10 installation language

I recently download Windows 10 32 bit Now when I run the setup, then the setup language is different. How to change language in English This language is shown, how do I change it to English?
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How to install linux from grub?

I have grub running on my box, and was wondering how to install linux from there. I have a USB prepared with xubuntu-14.04.4-i386.iso, and tried loading linux /casper/vmlinuz, and boot though ...