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

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How to install and use Windows 7 in a Kingston SSDNow V300

Few days ago I bought a Kingston SSDNow V300 240 GB SSD, and replaced my "old" notebook (ASUS S46C) hybrid disk (750 GB HD + 24 GB SSD). So, on Windows 7 installation I got 2 disks, first one (disk ...
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Server for multimedia and NAS porpuses: how to install Linux without consol?

I'm not very skilled Linux user and I don't really skilled in hardware but I'd like to try to setup home server for multimedia and data storage purposes. I have the following equipment: Server Full ...
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Installing software from user account as admin without having to log off log in

Is there a way with a GPO to allow an administrator to install a software from a standard user account? Let say I want to install Itunes from a standard account. I would like Windows 7 to pop an ...
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how to install a program for all users on Windows 8?

when I install stuff under built-in Administrator - the other users cannot see the changes. for example I changed VS2012 install - added Blend and few other features - and they are invisible under ...
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Windows Setup could not configure Windows to run on this computer's hardware

The whole installation goes smoothly up to the point of "Completing installation ...". The monitor changes resolution, after which a standard dialog box pops up saying Windows Setup could not ...
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Why Oracle java do not appears in the alternatives command on redhat 6.5?

I have redhat 6.5 x64 and java preinstalled on it. The command java - version shows: java version "1.7.0_45" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (rhel-2.4.3.3.el6-x86_64 u45-b15) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM ...
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Installing APKs without sdcard or adb

My phone's sdcard reader and usb port are broken. How can I install apks? (no root) I have tried airdroid, dropbox, webhosting and more, but it does not work. My phone has custom android 2.3.3 and it ...
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What is PAE, NX, and SSE2 and why does my PC need to support them to run Windows 8?

A friend sent me a mail that in order to install windows 8 that my pc needs to support PAE, NX, and SSE2. Pls can anyone tell me what these mean and why they are required to install windows 8?
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Can't get PCI-e SSD to be recognized in Linux/Windows

I recently bought a Mushkin Scorpion Deluxe PCI-e 8x SSD to be used on my MSI 890FXA/GD70 mainboard. I currently have two disks on SATA (1TB and 2TB). The smaller of the two holds 3 operating systems ...
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Rule “Restart computer” failed when installing SQL Server 2008

When trying to install SQL Server 2008 Developer and Enterprise editions on a Windows 7 box I've got this message: Rule "Restart computer" failed. A computer restart is required. You must ...
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How to Re-Install Windows 7 on Sony Vaio Laptop?

I have Sony Vaio Laptop with Windows 7. Now I am only seeing Black screen even in Safe mode. How to re-install Windows 7
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What order is better when I need to install Visual Studio 2013 and MS SQL Server 2012?

I remember I had some problems when I first installed SQL Server 2012 and then Visual Studio 2013 on my previous laptop but I don't remember what was better... either a) first Visual Studio and then ...
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Problems using .cab with every installer

Using several installers, I get errors related to missing .cab files: The cabinet file 'product.cab' required for this installation is corrupt and cannot be used and The cabinet file ...
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Windows 7 back up DVD's

I have a laptop running on windows 7 home basic. It got infected with viruses and i'd like to re-install windows 7. When i bought this laptop 4 years ago,i did not know much about computers and I made ...
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Motherboards Asus Z97M-PLUS Start using HDMI

I have a Asus Z97M-PLUS motherboard. I installed the components of my PC on the chassis and connected the mobo to the tv screen using the HDMI cable. When I turned on the PC and the TV, nothing ...
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Evo/lution AIS crashing when I run the installer

I'm trying to install Arch using the Evo/lution installer. After I boot into the Evo/Lution system, I am presented with a desktop. I connect to wifi, and am able to load webpages. I right click on the ...
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How do I solve the issue with CD/DVD drive device driver missing when installing Windows 7 from USB memory stick?

I downloaded the official 30-day trial ISO of Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit from here but after using different USB memory sticks, I always get to a problem of required CD/DVD drive device driver ...
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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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Install Mac OS X 10.5 binary on 10.4

I still own Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger), but more and more binaries require 10.5 or higher. During installation the wrong OS version is detected and installation stops automatically. Is it possible to ...
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Installing Visual Studio in removable disk

I'm using tablet(ICONIA TAB). I bought a 32gb sd-card, then I tried installing VS but it said it cannot be installed to any removable disk. I searched and I found a solution: 'CLICK ME' (Please look ...
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Update to Chrome 36, black screen, no address bar, can't uninstall

I just updated to the latest (as of 7/18/14) Chrome, version 36 and when I relaunched the browser, it's just the window frame and a black screen. It seems like a page (google.com) is loaded but it's ...
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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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MD5 mismatch when PXE booting with cobbler

I am working on PXE booting on clients from one master node which has cobbler service on it. I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 and this is the preseed file I am using for ubuntu installation. # ...
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How to install older versions of Internet Explorer?

I currently have Internet Explorer 11 installed, but I need Version 8 or 7 for some onlinework. Do I have to uninstall Internet Explorer 11 prior to installing 8 or 7?
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Can't install Ubuntu 14.04 because it says root file system is not defined

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 and whenever I get here, it says that root file system is not defined. I am on try Ubuntu before you install and I installed it with UNetbootin. How can I fix this?
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Unable to install .NET 3.5 on Windows 8.1

I am trying to install .NET 3.5 to work on few legacy applications and this has been burning my head for past few weeks. During installation a pop up window requests me to install .NET 3.5 and when ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installer doesn't show existing partitions

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7. I have a 500 GB hard disk split into 3 partitions. I am installing Ubuntu from a live USB drive. But I am stuck at the "Installation type" ...
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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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Debian is installing to USB instead of HD?

I am trying to install Debian onto an old PC to practice some Linux sysadmin stuff but it continually install onto the USB instead of my hard drive. I have tried the guided and manual partitioning ...
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What is the correct mount point for installing Ubuntu in its own partition alongside Windows 7?

I'm adding a Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) partition to a system that already has Windows 7. I chose the "something else" option for installation. (I want to keep Windows, and I don't want ...
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best directory to install ffmpeg on centos to use in php

I want to install ffmpeg.(I am on a VPS - centos6.5) I failed before...for example when I installed it I couldn't call it in php for example: exec('ffmpeg ... ') it returned me:no permission ...
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Clean reinstall SQL Server Management Studio

I am on Windows 8.1, Professional edition. I installed SQL Server Management Studio 2012 x64 and everything worked well. I installed Visual Studio 2013 and everything worked well. Then, I installed ...
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Windows Installation taking forever

I'm trying to install Windows 7 on a machine that was running Win7 perfectly until I decided to format and reinstall. I've tried a bootable USB and a DVD, but I'm getting the same result, I'm talking ...
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Installing Ye Olde DOOM on DOS with Ye Olde Floppy Discs

I'm trying to install DOOM (the shareware version) on my old Compaq running Windows 3.11. I've got the files deice.exe dooms_19.1 dooms_19.2 dooms_19.dat install.bat all downloaded and I have a ...
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Install C++ compiler on old MS-DOS computer with floppies

I have an old MS-DOS computer that I am experimenting with. The computer has an AMD 80386 processor, 1664 KB of RAM, a 50 MB hard drive, and two floppy disk drives: one 3 1/2 inch, the other 5 1/4 ...
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Error writing to file C:\Config.Msi\…" Windows 7 install of Vagrant 1.7.1 or 1.6.5

On Windows 7 while installing Vagrant 1.7.1 from the msi file, I get the error: "Error writing to file C:\Config.Msi..." I read a few suggestions for this general kind of issue and tried: ...
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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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What's the best way to get access to the Windows Installation process?

The question sounds a bit weird and I'll try to clarify it. I need to document installing Windows onto a PC and get photos of it for an assignment I'm doing. It can be any edition of Windows but I'd ...
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Windows 8: BFSVC Error: Could not open the BCD template store. Status = [c000000f]

I have installed a new hard disk drive on my Acer Aspire 771. I made a USB recovery stick as well as recovery cd of the Windows 8 64 bit running on the former HD (which got corrupted, so no cloning ...
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How to Install Windows OS if Already have Ubuntu 12.04 Installed [duplicate]

I have purchased a dell laptop with Ubuntu Linux 12.04 installed in it, and I want to install Windows Operating System on Ubuntu and have dual booting. That is, to install the Windows OS in the ...
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Looking for way to download all the free software I need to setup my PC all at once . . [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: One-stop-shop installer for free Windows software? I am in the middle of reinstalling Windows 7, and I would like to install all the software in as few steps as ...
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How to stop programs from opening my browser?

How do you stop or prevent programs from obnoxiously opening the browser on their own accord? It drives me absolutely bat-crazy that programs feel so boldly empowered to nonchalantly take the ...
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“not enough disk space” error while Windows 7 installation

After spending the last week mucking about with an install of Windows 7 x64 SP1 that I really need to do a repair install on (vs doing a clean install), I'm stumped as to how to get around this ...
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First New Build - Won't turn on

I am building my first computer. I have a MISI z97Gaming Mother board. I think I installed everything correctly, but when I turn on the power, the motherboard light comes on and the fans spin for ...
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pip not working on terminal prompt, but pip3 is

I am very new to python and pip, and taking online courses. It is not a major issue (but want to understand why it is the case). Why I type in pip I get: Dhruv’s MacBook Pro:~ dhruv$ pip -bash: ...
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Microsoft Office 365 Desktop Setup Always Shows Up Upon Start Up

After I have installed office 365 each time I reboot the computer I have this window that appears: Does anyone have an idea about how I can get rid of it? Thanks for your help. Edit: Microsoft ...
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Can I install windows using a virtual disk drive?

I have a downloaded disk image for the windows server operating system that I want to put on a new harddrive. I don't currently have a dvd or usb stick available so i'm trying to do without. Will ...
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Can't install a Earmaster 6.1

I'm trying to install Earmaster 6.1 on Windows 7 x64. The setup is an exe file. I installed it but I wanted to do something first so I uninstalled it. But now I can't install it anymore, the setup ...
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Error: Couldn't update to Windows 8.1 preview. How to troubleshoot?

Trying to upgrade my PC, the process goes forward but in some point, it revers back to Windows 8.0. How can I troubleshoot the problem?
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Java 8 installation doesn't yield the correct javac version

I am using Mac version 10.9.5. I had a pre-existing JDK 7 installation (1.7.0_51). I decided to install try out Java 8 and downloaded the latest JDK (jdk-8u25-macosx-x64.dmg) from Oracle site. Next, ...