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Fastest way to setup a new windows install

Is there a way I can install windows on a VM play with it for a while, install the apps I need, then take that instance and install it on the actual hardware? I have done slipstream before, but find ...
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I can't install skype in fedora 20-64bit

I am newbiew in the world of Linux. I have fedora 20 (64 bit) installed in my system. I am trying to install skype in my system. However it throws an error /opt/skype/skype: error while loading ...
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Windows boot mgr is missing

My Hard drive NTFS changed to file system RAW. It can not be opened. So I formatted it. After few seconds the computer restarted. An error occurred that "boot mgr is missing". I reinstalled Windows 7 ...
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How do I make .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 install quietly?

I am trying to install, as part of my chained bootstrapper installation project, .NET Framework 3.5 SP1. But, when you run the installer, even by itself, with /q /norestart, it is anything but quiet. ...
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EFI System Partition for Dual Boot Windows and Linux

I just built my first computer and I want to have Windows and Linux installed. My hard drive is on the small side for a dual boot (256 GB SSD), but I plan on upgrading at a later date. Following the ...
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I can't install osu! on Windows 8

I've been trying to install the game osu! (the not important bit) on my Windows 8 computer, and I've tried every single installer for the game and .NET Framework 3.5 and Windows keeps on going: "This ...
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Python 2.x and Python 3.x with Beautiful Soup Package on Mac OSX 10.9.5

I am fairly new to Python and have run into some problems installing Beautiful Soup. I am running Mac OSX 10.9.5. I installed and used Python 3.4 during a summer and installed Beautiful Soup 4 for a ...
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404 error /drupal and what is .htaccess - drupal

I have a lamp server and using drupal. The is on Ubuntu server 14.04. My drupal version is drupal 8.0.0 alpha 15. I followed this guide to install both: http://youtube.com/watch?v=zsPc_Tb8bI8 The ...
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How do I install a driver from a usb on 12.04 ubunu?

I have a Dell Lattitude e6400 with ubuntu 12.04 and I downloaded a driver for my Broadcom wifi it is on my usb drive and I also put it on my desktop...how would I install it from either source (the ...
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'personal library' errors when installing R packages

When installing the following R packages, it prompts for using a "personal library": > install.packages('mime', 'digest', 'markdown') Warning in install.packages("mime", "digest", "markdown") : ...
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Reseting modem past 3 months

For the past 3 months i have the following problem. My modem resets several times a day. Tehnican said that the couse of this is problem is old inside house installation. I have arris modem. Can you ...
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Is fast shutdown/startup ok for restarts for installations

I'm trying to install some applications and update some applications that require a restart to be fully installed/updated. I have fast startup enabled, I believe. If I just shut it down, then turn it ...
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I tried installing IE11, but it seems to be corrupted.

I tried installing IE11 but I do not think the install completed properly. It's listed as a program under the start menu but not under Control Panel -> Programs and Features. When I try to open it, it ...
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Error: “We couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing one. For more information, see the Setup log files”

I'm trying to install Windows 8.1 from a USB 3.0 on my Samsung Notebook. Everything is wiped clean and the BIOS settings are default. I have now just moved the boot order to boot first from USB HDD ...
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Why can't Windows Server 2008 R2 (during clean install) find ANY device drivers?

I am trying to get a fresh install of Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard (64-bit) onto a (somewhat dated) Dell PowerEdge 1800. I'm am using the bundled Adaptec CERC SATA1.5/6ch RAID controller, and have ...
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gcc error Python.h: No such file or directory

I have python-dev (or, as I'm on Centos, python-devel) already installed. sudo yum install mysql mysql-devel mysql-libs sudo yum install python-devel sudo yum install MySQL-python How come this ...
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Existing package can not be found during configure

I try to install icewm form this project. I have two computers, first with Centos 6.5, second with Centos 7. I installed icewm on Centos 6.5. But I can not install icewm on Centos 7. ./configure ...
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Installation Issue of CentOS 7

how i tried to install centOS 7 having centOS 6.4 already in the system and windows as well. bootable DVD::::--> ISO is CentOS-7.0-1406-x86_64-DVD.iso.... and my problem is after manual partitioning ...
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Use same install disk on multiple PCs (ubuntu 14.04)

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 disk. I have sucsesfully installed it on my computer, but now I've got couple more of old computers and I was wondering if I could use same installation disk on 7 more PC's. ...
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Cannot install Windows SDK

I'm struggling to install the Windows SDK onto my W7 64bit machine. I've read Can't install Windows 7 SDK but that has a different error to mine. I can only find the option to download SDK for ...
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I want to install windows 8.1 64 bit insted of windows 7 ultimat

I have HP pavilion g4-2302 Laptop. Operation system windows 7 ultimate. I am traing to change operating system windows 8.1 64 bit from CD or DVD. I have formated CD drive. But could not instal windows ...
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Generic error when installing all versions of SketchUp

Trying to install Sketchup on Windows 7 (64bit) and during the install process I get a generic error: "An internal error occurred" and the install quits prematurely. This happens on all versions: ...
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Getting SugarSync to mount homebrewed osxfuse

I'm trying to get SugarSync v2.46 running on OS 10.6.8. I also use Homebrew to manage install packages. After I installed SugarSync, I came to discover that it installed osxfuse 2.6.1 on my system, ...
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Homebrew install gdb, symlink error with binutils

I'm trying to install GDB via Homebrew on OSX Mavericks via the command brew install homebrew/dupes/gdb. This error message pops up during install: gdb requires special privileges to access Mach ...
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How to figure out which partition number an entry in the list has in the Fedora 20 installation routine?

I started the Fedora 20 installation image which I dded onto an USB stick. During the installation I started wondering whether it really is impossible to determine the parition number or UUID of ...
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AIK answer file configuration resources?

Can anyone find the resources documents for ALL of Windows AIK answer file configurations? I mean a document for every setting in answer file. I ve been looking for while, all i can find are basic ...
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Error: Cannot find one or more components. Please reinstall application

I'm running Windows 8.1 and wanted to install the visual studio 2012 ultimate (I ran it as administrator, if that helps). It finished installing correctly but when I'm trying to lunch the program I ...
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How to install wireless drivers on kali

This might be a question that's already been asked, so I apologize in advance. I recently acquired an hp laptop (really not great) and I decided to wipe it and install kali. During the installation ...
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Microsoft Exchange 2007 Management Console shows as installed but is not

When I mount the ISO for Exchange 2007 SP1, it shows the steps 1, 2 and 3 greyed out. They display the following information: Step 1: Install .NET Framework version 2.0 - Installed Step 2: ...
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Working w/ and updating Intel Rapid Store Technology

I recently updated a computer to Windows 8.1 legally, and a lot of the pre-installed system apps carried over, such as the Intel apps and such. The computer was a Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p. After updating ...
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Lubuntu won't Reboot

My fresh Lubuntu installation will let me Start after a Shutdown, however, it won't let me Reboot. It comes up and goes through the Grub Loader and after I select Lubuntu, a cursor flashes for a few ...
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What does “Quick Launch” and “Start Menu” shortcut in installation wizards translate to in Windows 8.x?

Most installation wizards for Windows programs have the options for defining installation path, file type associations, and creating shortcuts. Shortcuts can be created on the desktop, on the start ...
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Google Chrome Downgrade

I want to Downgrade my Google chrome version 37 to chrome version 35 for some purposes. I've been disabling the Google Update Services from services.msc and downloaded a stand alone versions but its ...
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installing windows 7 from emergency disk, connecting with the internet

I have just reinstalled windows 7 on a laptop using an old emergency cd. Now this cd does not contain any drivers and as such it can no longer connect to the internet. This is on an dell inspiron 15 ...
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Windows 8 “Device Setup” process stuck without further progress

After plugging-in of an USB device, standard window with progress bar appears. The problem I experience is that it gets stuck at certain progress and doesn't continue no matter how long I wait. ...
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How can I install Matlab to Ubuntu for all user accounts?

I try to install matlab to ubuntu server for the use of all possible user accounts. How should I install Matlab for that or where should I locate its installation ?
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How can I add my license key to my USB windows 7 install?

I'm making my USB bootable Windows 7 install, and I'd like to put my license key on the install media. I've looked online but can't seem to find anything on this, and on my own I don't even know where ...
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Installing Linux Mint on a PC with Windows 8 and dual boot

How do I install Linux Mint 17 on the same computer that is running Windows 8 and then make it dual boot?
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Arch Linux - DHCP - Can someone diagnose this?

Arch Linux Wifi Connection Issues I am currently in the process of trying to install Arch i686 on an Acer Aspire One 532h (32 bit). At this point I am still in the LiveCD environment and setting up ...
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Windows 7 Installation hangs at “Installing Features”

I'm doing a Windows 7 install from a USB, but I'm stuck trying to finish the install. It finished with "copying windows files", "expanding windows files", and it's stuck on "installing features". ...
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need to install Windows Server over the current linux server

My company has rented a dedicated server. Usually the company I have rented from in the past installs a non registered version of Windows. I update it and install our own license. This time, it looks ...
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Are there downsides to installing node.js with root privileges?

I'm using the following code to install node: cd /usr/local/src/ wget http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.10.25/node-v0.10.25.tar.gz tar -xvf node-v0.10.25.tar.gz cd node-v0.10.25 ...
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about the error of installation of xp in dell laptop

I have got an error problem when installing an xp CD to my laptop. The code was: stop: 0x0000007B (0xF78D2524, 0xC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000). Why is this problem occurring & how can I solve ...
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Installing specific Not-In-Repository version of python-dev within virtualenv without using VCS

I have read the question : How can I install python-dev without sudo? However it does not quite cover the issues I am facing. I have a Debian 6.0.9 server with system python 2.6.6 installed. ...
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Windows could not format a partition on disk 0. The error occurred while preparing the partition selected for installation. Error code: 0x80070057

When I want to install windows 7 64 bit on my computer this error pops up during windows installation below error has occured. Windows could not format a partition on disk 0. The error occurred ...
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Apple's still fairly adamant about capping Windows at Safari 5.1.7; what's a decent way to run 6+ anyway?

I wrote a little bit of WordPress code that's still in the early stages of development, and somebody ran across a bug with one of the links. Unfortunately I'm having trouble reproducing the issue, as ...
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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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Installing 3rd party packages

I am using Ubuntu, and installing packages through the repositories is easy, APT does it all for you, but sometimes I need to install something over the internet. 99% of the time, these packages are ...
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Running Windows installer from hard disk on Linux

I am trying to install Windows Server 2012 on a Hetzner dedicated server with Linux. Hetzner provides free KVM access whenever I need it, but unfortunately, their KVM's have a broken ISO mounting ...
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How to fix Physical Memory dump error during installation of windows xp ? Why PC not started?

My lenovo laptop of i 3 processor , 500 GB Hard disk and 3GB ram. It was restated contentiously and shows error physical memory dump complete. So that I format c drive and trying to install fresh ...