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

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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 ...
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How to install Windows 8.1 on new PC with SSD

I just build new PC and trying to install Windows 8.1 from DVD (USB DVD ROM). I tried many different ways which from the internet but nothing is working. First attempt UEFI installation. Boot ...
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What does the number mean in this apt-get error

I don't understand if the dependency requirement says that version less than 2.33 is good and the package to be installed is 2.32 which is less than 2.33, everything looks fine, why still reporting ...
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Will PXE boot a blank hard drive?

If I have a blank hard drive and a computer that is set to boot from PXE NIC will it download the OS to the hard drive that is blank or does it need a special format for it?
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What are the proper steps to install Symfony2 on Ubuntu 10.04?

I already installed LAMP, but I can't get Symfony2 to install. This is what I tried: php composer.phar create-project symfony/framework-standard-edition /var/www/georgecampean/Symfony '2.5.*' ...
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What can you suspect is the issue with a Windows computer that cannot access other computers

What can you suspect is the issue with a Windows computer that cannot access other computers by using a Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) but can by using an IP address?
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How to control the PFE Mailprinter?

i have here a PFE Mailprinter. It is a device that takes printed documents from a printer (in this case the Koycera Ecosys FS-3750), folds it the letter-way and puts it in an envelope. The problem: ...
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Changing Pecl installation directory

Hi i'm having trouble with pecl installation, the problem i'm having is i'm installing gearman , and i'm now at the stage of installation of the pecl PHP extension. it should be a simple as executing ...
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ClipBucket Installation

I want to install Clipbucket but i am stuck with following error: Prechecking Clipbucket requires following modules in order to work properly, we are performing some initial search to find modules. ...
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Installing GIMP on Mac OsX 10.8.5: There is no application to open the document

I'm trying to download and install GIMP on Mac OsX 10.8.5 from this page. I've tried both the "Download GIMP 2.8 from gimp.org" and "this link" hyperlinks under "native builds." The first downloaded ...
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Installing a secondary drive in an HP Envy 17 laptop

I'm thinking about buying an HP Envy 17. I like its specs but unfortunately it doesn't come pre-equipped with an SSD. If I'm reading this HP manual correctly, it has a secondary SATA drive slot that's ...
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Is there a driver downloader for Windows [closed]

Every now and then someone asks me to format his computer and install some windows version. As you all know no drivers are installed by default other than the very basic. I download the wifi driver ...
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Slipstream updates into Windows 7

I'm trying to create a Windows 7 ISO that has all the updates included. The theory is that when Windows is installed, it included all the latest updates, so I don't need to reboot 5 times to install ...
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How to install pktstat on centos7?

I am trying to install a package called netstat but I can't, I tried downloading and installing rpm file, but it was no use I tried making repos but I don't know if I am doing it the right way. Any ...
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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Installation Error

I am desperate for some help installing SQL Server 2008 R2. It came as part of a software package from Rockwell Automation for their FactoryTalk View Studio software. I had the whole package working ...
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How do I enable “Visual Basic for Applications” in Office 2010?

I have Office Home and Student 2010 installed on a computer at work (Win 7). I recently installed ProPresenter 5 on it, and when I try to import a PowerPoint-presentation I'm told "PowerPoint is not ...
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How to revoke installation rights on an account on Windows 8.1?

A laptop has Windows 8.1 installed, with all the available updates. This laptop has two accounts: A and B. A (my account) has administrator rights. Is it possible to give B the same administrator ...
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How do I start an application after running the installation script?

I've been looking around the internet and I can't find a direct answer to this. I've install Komodo IDE by downloading the .tar.gz file (from http://komodoide.com/download/) and using the tar command ...
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Ubuntu install on Acer Predator AG3620

I want to completely remove windows 7 home premium from my Acer Predator AG3620-UR20P desktop computer and install Ubuntu 14 desktop. Has anyone successfully completed this without any issues? I've ...
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Unattended Windows 8.1 installation ISO

I want to make an unattended install of Windows 8.1 with the following features: It has to be actived It metro apps removed from the system Some freeware applications installed such as CCleaner ...
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Unable to install/activate .NET Framework

On one of my Windows 8 computers (running Windows 8.1 RT), .NET Framework seems to be not on my Programs and Features list. On my other Windows 8 computer (running Windows 8.1), .NET Framework is ...
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How can a bootable partition be created for Windows installation media on an external HDD?

Now I'm not talking about a backup image or creating a partition that holds the entire OS to boot from, just to clarify. What I'm asking for is taking the Windows installation media, plopping that ...
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How can I run WIFE - open source library

I am trying to run this software - WIFE - open source library After the download, unzip the archive and then I got -lib -src -pw-swift-core-SRU2014-7.6-B1410151122.jar My question is, what is ...
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OpenWrt: Cannot install package sudo

I have installed the latest OpenWrt Chaos Calmer r42871 on my TP-LINK WR-842ND router. And everything's good except the problem: root@router:~# opkg install sudo Unknown package 'sudo'. ...
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Install from a .bat file

I have an old Mecer Notebook, at the school where I work, that is running Windows XP. My Principal has forgotten the password, but has asked me to see if I can get it working. I have tried everything! ...
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PartKeepr and Doctrine on Ubuntu

After some hours of googleing about installing PartKeepr, wich requires Doctrine/ on Ubuntu, i've decided to ask this question. Can somebody give any advice of integrating Doctrine in PHP (Ubuntu). ...
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Chef tool : saying need to mention version while installing httpd

Code I have written [root@ns1 sysadmin]# cat installstarthttpd.rb package' httpd' service 'httpd' do action [:start, :enable] end file '/var/www/html/index.html' do content ' ...
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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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Error installing Windows 8.1

I'm encountering the error Oxc0000005 when making a clean install of Windows 8.1 x64 on a Samsung 840 SSD (USB flash drive and UEFI Boot). I don't know where the error is coming from, I've already ...
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How to install Eclipse IDE on linux?

How to install Eclipse IDE on linux machine, from an off-line package obtained from eclipse ? I got Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS x64.
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How do i create a disc that will install a custom program?

Backstory I am creating a java 2d game for my year 12 major project. This project contains a section detailing that i need to package this game as if i was selling it as a commercial product, ...
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Install an application on Guest OS in Virtual Box

I'm very new to Visualization. In my workstation I don't have admin rights. I just wanted to install SQL Server 2008R2. Fortunately I have Virtual Box installed. So I installed Windows Server 2008 as ...
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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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MSI won't install packages error 1320

So I have an issue with installing programs keeps telling me the file name would be too long however I navigated to said folder and discovoered this in the address bar kkpo ;ooooooooooo i9o o o o o o ...
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Installing ubuntu on windows 7 machine

When trying to install ubuntu using usb on windows 7 machine. I am getting this kernel panic unknown-block(2 0) Attaching the screen capture for details. Kindly have a look. Can someone please ...
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Force Thunderbird XPI Add-on install (fails)

I am trying to install an extension (directly from hard disk) into Thunderbird 31. However, Thunderbird simply does nothing when I drag the *.xpi file to Thunderbird's Add-ons Manager window. There is ...
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Text mode install for Linux Mint

I've downloaded the ISO for Linux Mint Live Install (Qiana), and I don't see any option for text-mode install. The installer menu which appears on boot basically has (1) Install and (2) Install in ...
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Issues installing Windows 7 HP

I have a weird problem i cannot seem to resolve. I was given a laptop (old but good) to do as I please, I want to reinstall Windows 7 HP as that's what I have a legitimate key for. I tried using a ...
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How to install eclipse plugin if I have zip file

I have found following ecipse plugin: http://sourceforge.net/projects/dbschemaviewer/ From the link above I dowloaded zip file. Please advice me how to install this plugin into Eclipse.
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Move Windows 8.1 installation to another PC - is it possible to avoid a re-install & just move the hard drive?

Last year I've installed a clean copy of Windows 8 (later upgraded to 8.1) on a new laptop. This process was challenging because the laptop included Windows 8 pre-installed (plus bloatware), and my ...
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Can't install iCloud 4 on Dell Inspiron, Win 7

I'm trying to install iCloud 4 on a Dell Inspiron running Windows 7 which is currently has a perfectly running version of iCloud 3.2 installed. When I try to install from the Apple Updater, I get a ...
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Windows 8 and ubuntu dual boot chaos

I tried to dual boot windows 8 with Ubuntu 14.04. I don't know what I did wrong but it completely replaced Windows and all I have now is Ubuntu. I do not have a windows installation disk as Windows ...
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Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 doesn't work

Today I wanted to install Linux Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop alongside with Windows 8.1. I created a bootable USB in order to install Ubuntu and it worked ok. But after booting from USB and selecting ...
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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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Install Windows 8 without optical drive, given a physical DVD

I bought a copy of Windows 8.1 (System Builder), which I want to install on an old desktop. As expected, the package arrived int he mail with a physical DVD, but I just realised that I don't have ...