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Windows 7 can't open Excel 2010 .xlsm files?

I just reinstalled Windows 7. When I installed Office 2010 I deselected some components to save disk space. Now, I can't open xlsm files. I would like to know which components in the Office ...
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Windows XP install button disabled

I want to install Windows XP on an Asus laptop with a hidden partition that contains Vista. When I boot the laptop from my XP CD, I can do everything except install it. I get similar behavior when I ...
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Can't start installation of WampServer

I installed Wamp server (2.1 e-x32) on my computer, but in the middle of configuring MySQL, I entered the wrong data and I couldn't delete with standard commands (like delete or backspace). However, ...
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Setting up a Remote Diskless System

I am trying to setup a PXE Boot server with RHEL 6 and am following these directions. Has anyone done this successfully?? I am having various issues. I used the rsync command to copy over the ...
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Error during installation of MySQL (Could not start service)

I am trying to install MySQL but I keep getting an error! I am using mysql-5.5.11-winx64.msi on Windows 7 x64. The error message reads Could not start the service MySQL Now the installer just ...
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How to do a silent install of MSYS on WIndows XP

I have to install a set of development tools that includes MSYS 1.0.11 on a bunch of Windows XP boxes. Every other tool is built with MSI or can simply be untarred or unzipped to the relevant install ...
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What is the command line that Visual Studio uses to install SQL Express?

I'm writing an application that will download and install all the prerequisites for a larger application. One of those prerequisites is SQL Express 2008. I need my application to be able to install ...
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Cannot install iTunes- iPod Service error

I am using Windows 7 64-bit. I have had problems with the service starting before, fixed by manually starting it, and I have had problems installing updates. So, I have uninstalled it and reinstalled ...
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ImportError: No module named _md5

I am trying to install Altera's Quartus 10 web edition 32 bit (but I think only the 32bit part is relevant to my problem) on Fedora 14 (x86_64bit), which runs inside a VM. When I run the installer: ...
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What Should i do to get PyQt4 working on Ubuntu?

Installed python-qt4 and pyqt4-dev-tools packages on ubuntu Python 2.6.6 (r266:84292, Sep 15 2010, 15:52:39) [GCC 4.4.5] on linux2 Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more ...
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Errors while installing SQL Server SSIS 2005

I was trying to use SQL Server SSIS 2005 for the first time and mysteriously all the SQL SSIS menu items were missing from my start menu and then from the BIDS project choices even though I did a full ...
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Microsoft Expression Studio 4 Ultimate license problem

I have installed a volume licensed version of Expression Studio 4 Ultimate. When I contacted support, I was told that a product key is not required for volume license version. But after I installing ...
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Problem after installing node.js on Debian Lenny

I managed to install node.js successfully on my machine but when invoking make test I get an error message: python tools/test.py --mode=release simple === release test-net-pingpong === ...
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Installation Error on Windows Vista: “Side-by-Side configuration is incorrect”

NOTE: This is not a dupe of this other question. That question refers to a similar problem with 2 programs, while I'm only having it with 1, so the solution there doesn't apply to my situation. My ...
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Install system to Disk on Chip

I'm looking for an easy way to install linux on a PC104 (x86 no cmov) system with a Disk-on-Chip. It can be a very simple system (BusyBox, etc) or a distro the installs in under 512mb. I just need to ...
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Installing OS on target disk from external dock

I want to install Windows on my SSD, but I don't want to plug it in via SATA. I have an external HDD dock, so I'm going to plug it in there. Question is; how can I install Windows from my external HDD ...
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Connectify installer does not load on windows 8.1

I recently upgraded to windows 8.1 and since then, I am unable to install Connectify hotspot. The problem is, installer does not load very first step and I just see a blank loading form which is not ...
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How does one install this mcrypt package?

I'm using MAC os x Mavericks, so after dlownload mcrypt-2.6.8, I decided to to configure ( per the recommendation of a dozen blogs ) like so : MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.9 CFLAGS='-O3 -fno-common ...
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I cannot install Visual Studio 2010 SP1 SDK

No matter what I do, it will not install. I tried changing the SP thing and it had absolutely no effect. SP1 is installed. Visual Studio 2010 is installed. I'm running a 64 bit machine with Windows 7. ...
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Cannot install IE11 “did not finish” … out of ideas

I'm just finishing cleaning up a laptop with a pretty bad malware infection. I ended running a repair install of Windows 7 Home Premium x64 and everything seems to be working well, except for one ...
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Package windows instalation

Here's the situation - every now and then I find myself having to install windows on some machine. What I usually do is I download the drivers needed for that machine + all the necessary software it ...
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Install Windows 8.1 from Dreamspark download on Ubuntu

I managed to download Windows 8.1 from Dreamspark but I can't install it (since it is supposed to be used from older Windows versions I suppose). Is it possible to create a bootable USB or otherwise ...
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Installing Debian (or other flavors) on WQHD display laptops?

I am thinking to get a laptop with one of those highres screens (WQHD ). Will I have any issues with screen resolution if I install Debian or alikes? I will install Jessie on it. I do not want to ...
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How to properly install IPython on Mac with Homebrew?

How to properly install IPython on Mac with Homebrew? The method recommended by ipython.org, i.e. installing Anaconda or Enthought Canopy will introduce files that brew doctor will raise warning ...
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VMware Tools skipping X drivers

[re-posting from the "Not Answered" thread, https://communities.vmware.com/thread/416544] When trying to build VMware Tools, I get the following message: Detected X server version 1.11.4 ...
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Flashing cursor when booting Linux on a MacbookAir6,2 from external drive

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Saucy onto an external hard drive for a Macbook Air 6,2. The intention is that I can plug it into an unmodified Macbook and run Ubuntu. I have a working USB installer ...
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The Windows 7 Home Premium ISO file is corrupt

Just purchased and downloaded a brand new copy of Windows7 (from a third party vendor, of course, as the MS Store no longer sells Win7). I also downloaded the "USB/DVD Download Tool" which is ...
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Windows 8.1 clean install keeps failing with Oxc0000005 error

I'm encountering the error Oxc0000005 when making a clean install of Windows 8.1 x64 on a Samsung 840 SSD. I don't know where the error is coming from, I'v already tested several ...
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how can i install the gcc compiler on linux mint?

While installing ns2 i get the following error: gcc -V 4.7.0 -c -g -O2 -DNDEBUG -DUSE_SHM -DHAVE_UNISTD_H=1 -I. -I/home/me/ns- allinone-2.35/include -I/home/asna/ns-allinone-2.35/include ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on Acer V5-472 with HD 4000

I have an Acer V5-472 with intel HD4000 graphics chipset and a built-in 1366*768 display. I have installed ubuntu 13.10 amd64 in legacy boot mode with an external monitor. Installation showed no ...
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Windows & Unbuntu Installation from same usb stick

We do quite a bit of PC installations with either Windows XP/7 or Ubuntu. We do have individual bootable USB stick/flash drive for each i.e one for windows and one for Ubuntu. Just wondering if we can ...
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Net Connected but Ping gives unknown host - Arch Installation

I am installing Arch on my laptop. I have configured my harddisk and right now I am stopped at installing base and base-devel packages. I am using USB dongle to connect to internet. I am dialing the ...
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py2app install error on Mac OS X mavericks

Installed py2app 0.8 on a current MacOS X mavericks. It mostly went fine except grumbling about altgraph. I tried this anyway. py2applet --make-setup pong.py and I get this ...
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Unable to install Google Chrome

When I download Google Chrome, it thanks me on Internet Explorer. I then go to My Downloads folder to locate the install. when I click on it, it won't install it. What do I do now?
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Can I re-install a factory installed Windows 8 using USB recovery drive?

I have purchased an ASUS laptop that came pre-installed with Windows 8. There is a recovery partition on the hard drive. I want to be able to install from scratch on a brand new hard drive. I have ...
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After Installing fizezilla shows filezilla/layout.xml could not loaded

After installing FileZilla, it shows an error about filezilla/layout.xml could not be loaded (see below). And I get system restart.
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Where can I find the xmodemsend command in TeraTerm

I have installed TeraTerm's latest version on my Windows PC. I was reading the help menu of the TeraTerm and they reference the 'xmodemsend' command to transfer a file over Xmodem protocol via command ...
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Resuming Truecrypt installation on external hard drive

I hit the defer button on the installation process for Truecrypt on my external hard drive last night as it was taking hours to install (we got to 10% of the encyrptian process). It told me doing so ...
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Installing ATI drivers on a Switchable Graphics Laptop

I recently re-installed Windows 7 and downloaded all the necessary updates, but it never updates my ATI drivers to the latest version. I had to do it manually by uninstalling the current version and ...
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Windows 7 64 Yamaha USB digital piano driver

I am having a windows 7 install problem. I have a Yamaha MOX keyboard which has a driver/software control panel. I was having a problem with with my computer recognizing the device so i deleted the ...
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Visual studio 2010 installation to use silverlight application

I have to learn working on Silver light application of VS2010. I have never used VS Studio before. When i try to install VS 2010 from this link ...
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Boot pogoplug from SATA hard disk

Lots of blog posts talk about installing debian to pogoplug. Usually debian is install in a usb flash drive, and some scripts are used to automatize the process. Example: ...
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Security flaw through python broken installers?

Yesterday I wanted to install a program which is not shipped with the distribution (Fedora), nor available as rpm on its website. But since the program is not using autotools for generating the ...
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Fix it to use EXTRA_CFLAGS

My box is RHEL 6.2. My NIC is Intel Pila8460Mblk20.I down its driver from Intel website and its file name is e100-3.5.17.tar.gz. According to README file, I run make install, but got Fix it to use ...
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JDK Installation on SUN Sparc

I have system running java 1.5. I am planning to install java 1.6 "too" to another location to run command > java using full path. Copying a jdk 1.6 installation from another machine throws an ...
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Installing GTKwave for iMac: Download, untag, and ./configure are O.K — could not run “make”

I installed Quartz (new X11), Xcode, and "Icarus Verilog" and they work fine. I want to install GTKwave to work in TERMINAL. I have tried countless versions ("download, untar, ./configure, make, ...
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Pre requisites for Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2)

I am trying to install Windows Vista Service Pack 2. Currently, I have Service Pack 1 . Before installation, I disable to Antivirus program as suggested by Windows Vista Site. I have tried several ...
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Blue screen when installing XP

I have an MSI motherboard,1.44 GHz speed. When I try install Windows XP SP3 CD from SATA DVD-ROM optical drive, within 5 or 10 minutes I get a blue screen. I am unable to install XP SP3 in my ...
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Github installation fails on windows

I tried installing git hub about 3 months ago, and then again today. It's the same error i get while installation saying git hub setup corrupt. Here is the link i try to download from. And it fails ...