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Will files in my D dirve be erased when installing alongside Windows

I am about to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 on a Thinkpad. Windows resides in my C drive and I have my files in D. C and D happen to be two separate hard disks on my laptop, one stays in the ...
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How can I install Windows and keep my current files?

How can I install Windows and keep my current files? I want to install Windows without deleting my current filesystem/home. Currently I have 4 partitions, should I delete 3 and keep the filesystem/...
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On a Windows 10 standard account can one disable application installation?

On a machine I am trying to maintain, the user tends to want install any and all suspicious apps, "video codecs", etc. Can I prevent him/her from doing so?
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Debian Scripting to remove the logging during apt-get install

I'm trying to remove the log that debian puts out after you apt-get install something Ign http://ftp.uk.debian.org jessie InRelease Hit http://ftp.uk.debian.org jessie-updates InRelease Get:1 http://...
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Can't install Kali on a USB 3.0 SSD

I bought a USB 3.0 SSD to install Kali on it for a high performance external boot setup. Unfortunately, I can't select my USB SSD in the installation process. I tried it on my laptop, but also via a ...
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How to batch install setup-file (*.exe) on PC?

Instead of repeatedly double-clicking tens of setup files (*.exe), can batch-installing at once be possible? Or at least one double-click is enough to sequentially activate them? The closest Google ...
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Can't boot neither from hard drive, nor from flash drive after system update (stuck on NVDAStartup: Official)

I tried to update my System to El Capitan. After the required reboot, my Mac won't boot. It boots till the middle of the loading bar and then it stops. As there is no important data on it, I created ...
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How do i install Qubes OS onto a USB?

I cannot install qubes onto my harddrive as it has my main windows OS on it and is not easily switched out, and qubes FAQ warns not to do this anyways. I would like to install onto a USB drive instead ...
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Compile and Install Gedit from Source on Ubuntu

It is pretty obvious what I need to do, but below are the details just in case. I want to install and configure Gedit's latest version into my Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty tahr along with installing it's ...
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Kubuntu 16.04: successful installation but it doesn't appear

I managed to install the new Kubuntu 16.04 from a USB stick with the .iso file. The installation is fine, as I created a partition on the HD alongside with Windows 7. However, when restarting the ...
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Can I inspect a Windows installer (cab/msi/exe) to see what changes it plans to make to my system? [duplicate]

Clearly most installers do more than unpack files. Is there a file in there somewhere that lists planned actions?
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Solaris T5120 How do i got about installing OS

I have a Solaris T5120 it has a DVD Drive i am new to Solaris or specially with the servers that don't have display port to connect a monitor. So when i power it on i am not sure what to do ...
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How can TortoiseSVN be installed from msiexec.exe command line and include command utilities?

I need to create a command line that will install TortoiseSVN and include the Subversion command line utilities. What options on the msiexec.exe command line would tell the installer to include the ...
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Trouble installing MySQL through Cygwin on Windows 10 “error while loading shared libraries”

I'm running babun(cygwin based) shell on Windows 10, and trying to install MySQL. I've ran: $pact install mysql mysqld Which executed successfully. Now, when running: $mysql_install_db I'm ...
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Why does Ubuntu 16.04 fail to restart properly after installation?

Why does Ubuntu 16.04 fail to restart properly after installation? I attempted to install Ubuntu 16.04 on Virtualbox 5.0.18 on a Windows 7 x64 host. Every time the install completes and I click to ...
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i want to install keystone on centos 7

when i install keystone on centos 7 by command ‪#‎yum‬ --enablerepo=centos-openstack-liberty,epel -y install openstack-keystone openstack-utils python-openstackclient httpd mod_wsgi this message ...
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Installing Windows 10 on External Drive

This question has been asked a few times and all had good replies that I have followed and it seems I am SO close to getting this done... But the Windows 10 ISO I have downloaded from Microsoft does ...
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Problems during a T2265+ printer installation

I have a Tally 2265+ printer and I am facing the following problems: The printer only "prints" by applying force and not ink from the ribbon at all. It "prints" chinese symbols instead of letters (...
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Im using lubuntu with no dual boot, it has had a fatal crash and needs to be completely removed

So my lubuntu OS v. Willey 14.04 has had a melt down the initial cause was a rewrite of the chown file and has grown from there, I can currently only access the terminal or an unusable desktop, I need ...
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Why I can't open any downloaded setup.exe file on Windows XP?

Today my friend ask me how can he run any Windows application install file, because on Windows XP, just dosen't opened. I realy surprised, first time I thinked he just joked me, but it's true, when I ...
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If I Install Windows from from USB, will Ubuntu be removed from my harddrive completely?

I need Ubuntu gone from my harddrive, is it possible that if I install Windows from USB that Ubuntu will be gone and Windows will just overwrite and replace it?
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Cannot install IE11 on Windows Embedded Standard 7

I have downloaded the 'full' installer for IE11 (IE11-Windows6.1-x64-en-us.exe). The page here lists prerequisties that are required to install IE11: https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/kb/2847882 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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: [44C4:4610][2016-04-03T23:15:57]i000:...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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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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How do I upgrade docker 1.6.2 on ubuntu server 14.04.4 LTS?

I came across the following guide to upgrade docker in my situation. Though I am one of the folks who installed docker in what I believe to be the "docker way" at the time. I do not remember that ...
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Can I connect 4-pin PWM fans to 4-pin voltage controlled fan headers?

I'm looking for case fans for the Asus Z170I Pro Gaming motherboard. The motherboard has 1 PWM fan header for the CPU, and two voltage controlled ones for the case. I want to buy Noctua NF-S12A fans ...
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How to install packages in remote server without super user

Here's the thing: I have access to a remote server (ssh) to carry out a project of mine. (It has better specs.) I don't have super user privileges on this system (obviously!). Hence, I can't do any ...
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Can't install PHP

I'm trying to install PHP on my Windows 10 64 bit computer. I downloaded php 7.0.4 Win32 from http://windows.php.net/download/ and extracted the contents to a local directory. I try to run php-...