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

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how can I carry all my installed libraries from one Ubuntu installation to other

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 which includes many libraries that use for my work. I would like to carry all of those to another clean Ubuntu installation. Is there any tool helps for the process or any idea ...
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How to identify a windows installation folder?

I'm working on a pc that sometimes randomly boots up windows 10. It has 2 SSD's and 5 HDD's. BCDedit doesn't show the windows installation. How can I find where this windows 10 installation is ...
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Ubuntu installation freezes on splash screen, Dell Inspiron E1505

I'm trying to replace the 80 GB SATA HDD out of this (old, I know, I know) Inspiron lappy with a 60GB SSD. I load Ubuntu with this pendrive installer and it completes the creation of the bootable ...
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Issue installing Java EE 7 SDK update 1

I've installed Java (jdk 1.8) and set JAVA_HOME, now I'm trying to install Java EE 7 SDK which I downloaded it from here. The Oracle download page shows Universal Zip Installer type file, downloaded ...
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Error message when trying to launch SQuirreL SQL Client

I wish to Install an editor to write SQL queries (the commands used to retrieve data from the DB) Configure a connection to the database in the editor so that you can query it What I have done: ...
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Unable to install Python on Windows 8

Recently I decided to upgrade from Python 2.7 to Python 3.4 on my Windows 8 laptop. So I uninstalled Py2.7, downloaded the .msi file from python's site and ran it. I found that every installer I tried ...
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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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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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How to install Debian from a USB drive?

I've got a shining new x64 laptop running Windows 7 and I want to dual boot Debian stable. I've installed Ubuntu on loads of laptops in the past using a USB drive, but I can't find decent ...
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How to install Windows 7 OVER the pre-installed Windows 8 OS?

The computer (dell inspiron) is brand new so a clean install is fine...I've got an OEM Preinstallation Kit DVD and a Windows 7 DVD, but can't even figure out how to boot from a DVD, and Google is not ...
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Windows XP installation, no previous version of Windows NT

I tried to reinstall Windows XP on my Lenovo S10e netbook, but I got this error: No previous version of Windows NT can be found on your computer. Setup cannot verify that you qualify to install ...
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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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Fail to install any OS on laptop

I have this weird problem I never seen before. I'm trying to install windows 7 on my laptop Acer Aspire 6920 (I have two of them). One of them is in working condition (Windows 7 installed), the other ...
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Mitmproxy on windows(mitmdump) getting stuck when given a command

I have built mitmproxy with python 2.7.1 and distutils 2.7.1 for windows 32 bit,The mitmdump i got is seems well,when i open windows cmd and give following command: C:\users\myusername>mitmdump ...
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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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how to break installer routine and install program in certain directory [closed]

Can I use the command line or other software in Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit to install a program to a specific directory? The supplied installer only installs in the 'Program Files (x86)' directory.
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Visual Studio across two drives, one drive failed

Recently my D: drive hard disk failed, Visual Studio 2013 update 4 was installed there, but of course VS also took 10+ GB off the C drive where the OS (Windows 8.1) is for its installation, basically ...
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Cannot install Hyper-V platform on Windows 8.1 Pro

I have a problem related to installing Hyper-V on Windows 8.1 Pro x64. I decided to experiment with some Windows Phone 8 programming. In order to install the simulator I need to have Hyper-V platform ...
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Unable to install Java Runtime Environment (ver 7 update 65)

Background: I am trying to setup PyDev on Eclipse Luna. I have managed to download and installed Eclipse Luna. But on start up, it said I need to download and install latest Java Runtime Environment. ...
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Hard disk does not show any Partitions during windows installation

I have a samusung laptop 365e which ive been using for over a year now, it's been working well but it started freezing all of a sudden during it execution. it then finally refused to boot but instead, ...
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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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Clean install Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 from OEM key

I have recently acquired a laptop with an OEM Windows 8 product key. I am interested in a clean install of Windows 8.1. I do not have any original install media, only recovery disks, and the ...
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elementaryOS not able to install apps through PPA

As you can probably tell by the title, I'm a complete novice in Linux environments. Trying to work out how to install apps using sudo apt-get install. I have been able to install some, but recently ...
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Can't install windows after linux

I've got an uefi based system with linux on it I deleted the win 7 partition to install win 8 because the installation failed when it was running on windows when i try to install windows 8 from usb i ...
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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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Driver Software, Installed ? Or Still Installing?

How do I know which one of these is true ? One message says the driver is installed, the other one says he's still installing it. Like, Huh ? The little spinning circle just keeps on, like forever.
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Is it possible to boot from an ISO over the network, and how?

I have a machine with a bootable ISO stored on it, and I have another blank machine, which I want to install the ISO on. They're both on the same LAN (attached to the same switch). How would I go ...
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Black screen while installing Debian

I tried installing Debian with a netinstall CD-ROM on my custom-built PC. Everything is going fine until I choose any of the install options because then the screen turns black and I get no graphical ...
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“Pkgmgr is deprecated” error while installing Windows Media Player

While installing WMP or Sony PC Companion, the installation gives the same error that is: Note: The PkgMgr.exe has been deprecated. Please update your scripts to use dism.exe to extract, install, ...
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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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Can I install Windows OS (Windows 7) on a removable USB hard drive?

I wanted to take a sneak peak at Windows 7 so I thought of installing it. I have Windows Vista on my laptop which came pre-installed with it. I didnt want to mess with it. So I created a partition ...
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Install python pywin32 in WINE?

I'm trying to install python under WINE in order to run and communicate with a windows application that uses COM. I've tried the following but neither seems to work: [root@localhost ForCentOS]# wine ...
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Removing all traces of a program on Mac OS X

I'm using Snow Leopard and would like to delete all traces of a program on my computer. I tried using AppCleaner but that does not remove some traces of the program as when I try to reinstall it ...
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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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How exactly does one install `.egg` files?

When I tried downloading the Sphinx installer here, my computer couldn’t find a default application to run the installer. easy_install doesn’t work either. I’m running Python 2.7 but only have ...
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Unable to install Tuleap on Centos6 (glibc issue)

I try to install Tuleap on a freshly installed Centos6 by following the official installation guide. It was failed , the dependency issue prompt: Error: Package: tuleap-plugin-im-1.5.27-1.el6.noarch ...
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How to install new packages on Cygwin?

I installed the latest version of Cygwin with a number of packages. I soon realised that I need more packages (such as wget, etc) and I couldn't find a way to install the new packages without running ...
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Install Windows 8.1 to 20 laptops using MDT 2013, never done it before

I just got the unfortunate job of pushing updating 20 laptops with new images. They are all identical ACER V models that require an identical Windows 8.1 image with a bunch of software. Instead of ...
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Ubuntu preseed. Use whole disk space, but no swap

I'm trying to make a installation usb stick for a equipment we have here. I would like to automate linux installation, because we have a lot of these machines to install. The machine has a 30GB SSD ...
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Can an administration extraction of an MSI file perform registry and/or system wide changes?

I am always getting MSI (or setup EXEs which are basically MSI) files, and half the time they really do not need to be a setup. Microsoft is probably one of the biggest sources - almost every time I ...
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Install tesseract ocr 3 on OSX

I am trying to install Tesseract OCR on OSX 10.6... I have got as far as installing leptonic (by downloading src from http://www.leptonica.org/download.html and installing with ./configure; make; ...
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Installation error while Installing SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition

I have tried to install Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition and it is giving the error: TITLE: SQL Server Setup failure. SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error: ...
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Error installing Windows - Setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition

I am trying to install Windows on my computer. I previously had Ubuntu and Kali Linux installed. I am able to boot up from my USB. I agree to all the legal stuff and when it comes to installing ...
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What does installation script do in apt-get install?

It seems apt-get install will download a Debian package and try to run installation script for: Create proper directory Create proper account Copy Binary files Copy Data files Copy Conf files Copy ...
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disable driver signature check while installing windows 7 [duplicate]

is there any possibility where i can disable the default driver signature check while WINDOWS 7 Instalation?. My problem is that: i had bought an asus mobo with inbuilt AMD raid card and i want to ...
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What to do when “Unable to locate package” in Debian

Specifically - I am trying to install gazebo5, which is in the SID list of Debian packages, but command apt-get install gazebo5 gives this error: unable to locate package. What should I do? I ...
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Windows installation repair option not showing up

I'm trying to repair an existing Windows XP installation. Following the instructions from http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/learnmore/tips/doug92.mspx this should work: When ...
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How should I install windows with a 2 drive setup?

My PC has 2 drives: a small solid state, and a large hard drive. Obviously I want to install Windows on the solid state, but how can I configure it such that all other installations are defaulted to ...
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How to resolve dependencies while installing application on linux (CentOS 7.1)

When I tried install deluge on my CentOS 7.1 I was facing dependecy problems due to some el6 which are not meant for CentOS 7.1. So, I found this page: ...
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Can't run compass after install

This is a beginner mistake I am sure as I am new to terminal etc. I am trying to get compass working on my mac, I have already installed sass and got it working but when I try to install compass even ...